The International Islamic University is unique in the aspect of providing an exclusive and separate academic environment for girl students. From its inception when the university was awarded its Charter in 1985, two separate Campuses were setup, the Female section being housed in a residential house in Sector E7 with 8 girl students. It was later shifted to a larger house in F-7/2, then in F-7/4 and then back to F-7/2 in a rented University building. A decade later the female campus shifted to the hajji Camp, Islamabad, and finally in December 2000 the Female Campus along with the rest of the University ultimately found its permanent building in H-10 Sector, Islamabad.
The Campus has 36 departments of the nine Faculties, and One Hundred Thirty Eight (138) degree programs of the University, with a teaching staff about 218 including 5400 Doctoral and Post Graduate students. As regards the number of students, this has been increasing every year from 813 in the year 2020 to (male registered students 10930. Female registered students 11500) Being an International university, there are students from 50 countries who are enrolled, with the largest representation coming from China.
The University embraces students from around 50 countries of the world. Its multilingual, multiracial and multicultural environment presents the true picture of the diversity of the Muslim Ummah. The University is indeed a symbol of global unity as it welcomes students from all over the world, no matter what culture, cast, creed and religion, they belong to.
There are four Academic blocks on the campus with well equipped IT labs, Engineering labs, Language Lab, Bio Informatics Lab and a modern state of the Art Auditorium with a capacity to accommodate 200 people. There is an adjacent Seminar/resource room which is used for holding meetings workshops, seminars and other academic activities.
According to UI Green-metric ranking of world Universities 2013 to 2018 International Islamic University Islamabad has been placed among top 300 best universities of world and is placed at 283 positions. This is great achievement for IIUI and it shows that IIUI is truly an International Level University.
Residential accommodation in seven (07) female hostels in provided to Accommodate 2800 students. However, the occupation is higher always. A well organized fleet of buses is provided by the University for girl students coming from the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad to the university.
Other facilities include a Day Care Centre, where the staff leaves their Children in comfortable surroundings. Currently the Day care center cares for 70 children. University is providing separate and equal educational facilities to the female students as well equipped and air-conditioned class rooms, laboratories and Computer Labs. A cafeteria and shopping Complex have been opened on the campus to facilitate students to do their shopping. A medical Center is also available, two banks First Women Bank and Allied Bank are located here to facilitate payment of fees. This is a fast growing female Campus and an Academic Science Block, equipped with classrooms and labs.