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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
334
2014
=303
2015
=283
2016
  • 37.60
    Overall Score
  • 27.3
    Academic Reputation
  • 66.5
    Faculty Student
  • 99
    International Faculty
  • 68.1
    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
2014
4
2015
29
2015
4
2016
23
2016
Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 under 50
  • 37.60
    Overall Score
  • 1967
    Establishment Year
  • 283
    WUR Overall
42
2014
4
2015
29
2015
4
2016
23
2016
Arab Region Rankings
  • 94.10
    Overall Score
  • 99.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 81.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 91.2
    Faculty Student
  • 88.4
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 51.9
    Papers per Faculty
  • 75.7
    Citations per Paper
  • 91.8
    International Faculty
  • 53.6
    International Students
  • 100
    Web Impact
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
3,875
International
1,737

Number of students

31,567
Postgraduate 15%
Undergraduate 85%

Number of international students

6,566
Postgraduate 29%
Undergraduate 71%
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