University of Bonab was established in 1995 as a technical college and began accepting students in Electrical Engineering.

In the first 10 years number of students increased to 800, and number of undergraduate majors to 8. Expanding its scope, Bonab college gained higher education complex status in 2006  with 12 undergraduate majors and kept expanding until in 2010 became University of Bonab.

In 2015, University celebrated its 20th anniversary with over 3000 students and about 100 faculty members. These students, from which over 20 are Ph.D candidates, are studying in 3 faculties and 12 departments. University of Bonab offers 12 undergraduate majors and 10 graduate degrees.