Tehran University students lounge in 1971. Tehran University was opened to women in 1934, when the college was founded, which was well before most universities in the United States were integrating women into the classroom. After the revolution, women were still allowed to attend the university — but they now sit in segregated areas. Needless to say, they don’t wear miniskirts. Despite the openness of the era however, in 1977, only 35 percent of women in Tehran were literate.