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King Saud University

  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

King Saud University has recently begun a massive program of investment and development to create a truly world class research university. Among the many initiatives to realize this aspiration are the recruitment of many distinguished international researchers, the Riyadh Knowledge Corridor, the Nobel Laureates Program and the establishment of several centers of research excellence. Recent appointments include Louis Ignarro, winner of the 1996 Nobel Award for medicine. There are no tuition fees at the university and generous scholarships are available for Saudi and international postgraduate students. Research and library facilities are of international standards. The university offers postgraduate courses in civil, electrical, mechanical, petroleum and chemical engineering, business administration, psychology, economics, accounting, law, political science, archaeology, European and Asian languages, education, social studies, Islamic studies and history and has special strengths in biology, chemistry, medicine and environmental sciences.
This institute is rated 5 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
197
2012
253=
2013
249=
2014
237
2015
48.70
Overall Score
42.2
Academic Reputation
45.9
Employer Reputation
90.2
Faculty Student
97.6
International Faculty
151-200
2015
101-150
2016
65
Academic Reputation
21.5
Employer Reputation
79.2
Citations per Paper
79.5
H-index Citations
233=
2013
169
2014
137
2015
71.50
Overall Score
60.5
Academic Reputation
80.4
Employer Reputation
77
Citations per Paper
77.8
H-index Citations
3
2015
Arab Region Rankings
97.60
Overall Score
100
Academic Reputation
92.2
Employer Reputation
98.4
Faculty Student
84.1
Citations per Paper
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
4,972
International
2,135

Number of students

31,635
Postgraduate 7%
Undergraduate 93%

Number of international students

2,743
Postgraduate 21%
Undergraduate 80%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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