Faisalabad has the distinction of being a seat of world famous Agricultural University and equally renowned Agricultural Ayub Research Institute. University of Agriculture was founded in 1909 as Punjab Agricultural College.
Faisalabad is sometimes also called the city of scientists, as there are more PhD’s here than any other city of Pakistan. The University of Agriculture alone has more than 200 PhD scientists. Similarly hundreds of scientists are working in Ayub Agricultural research Institute, Nuclear Institute of Agricultural Biotechnology and Nuclear Institute of Biology & Genetic Engineering.
Other than famous Agricultural University it has Textile University, G.C. University, Hamdard University and the University of Faisalabad, Punjab Medical College, Commerce College, Textile College, Superior Science College, Poly Technical College etc.