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King Abdulaziz University (KAU)

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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KAU has been working to establish good graduate studies programs. This goal coincides with its foundational regulations which states in its first article, â??KAU should provide all the necessary measures for undergraduate and graduate studies in all the fields of arts, science, and other specialized fields of knowledge. The Deanship of Graduate Studies has a vision which is "To Provide Pioneer graduate programs including PhD and Masters programs and to insure excellent academic outputs". Its mission is "To create an environment conducive to graduate programs and pioneering research, facilitate interaction with relevant stakeholders to advance knowledge and fulfill the developmental needs of society". KAU has currently 110 graduate studies programs which include : 6 Graduate Diplomas, 56 Taught/Thesis Master Programs, 35 Taught/Research Projects Master Programs, and 14 PhD Programs .
This institute is rated 5 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
=303
2016
=283
2017
=267
2018
  • 40.1
    Overall Score
  • 31.1
    Academic Reputation
  • 67.5
    Faculty Student
  • 98.9
    International Faculty
  • 66
    International Students
201-250
2015
201-250
2016
101-150
2017
  • 56.8
    Academic Reputation
  • 88.2
    Citations per Paper
  • 58.2
    Employer Reputation
  • 93.5
    H-index Citations
42
2015
4
2016
29
2016
4
2017
23
2017
301-500
2018
4
2018
Arab Region Rankings
  • 97.5
    Overall Score
  • 99.8
    Academic Reputation
  • 86.2
    Employer Reputation
  • 96.5
    Faculty Student
  • 73.2
    International Faculty
  • 79.1
    International Students
  • 80.8
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 100
    Web Impact
  • 98.8
    Papers per Faculty
  • 99.5
    Citations per Paper
42
2015
4
2016
29
2016
4
2017
23
2017
301-500
2018
4
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 13.8-27.8
    Overall Score
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
4,134
International
1,858

Number of students

33,310
Postgraduate 16%
Undergraduate 84%

Number of international students

6,985
Postgraduate 31%
Undergraduate 69%
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