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King Saud University

P.O. Box 2425, Riyadh, SA, Riyadh Saudi Arabia
    • QS World University Rankings
      287
    • QS Stars
      5
    • StatusPublic
    • Research OutputVery High
    • Student/Faculty Ratio9
    • ScholarshipsNO
    • International Students3,834
    • SizeXL
    • Total Faculty4,681

    + 13 others shortlisted this university

    + 14 others shortlisted this university

    University highlights

    King Saud University is one of the top Public universities in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It is ranked #287 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

    QS World University Rankings

    • 2012
      #197
    • 2013
      #=253
    • 2014
      #=249
    • 2015
      #237
    • 2016
      #227
    • 2018
      #221
    • 2019
      #256
    • 2020
      #281
    • 2021
      #287

    Ranking criteria

    34.8
    Overall
    31
    Academic Reputation
    11.7
    Employer Reputation
    59.4
    Faculty Student Ratio
    19.3
    Citations per Faculty
    91.8
    International Faculty Ratio
    14.2
    International Students Ratio

    Student & Staff

    Total students
    40,184

    9%
    91%

    International students
    3,834

    32%
    68%

    Total faculty staff
    4,681

    1695
    2986

    Total students
    40,184

    9%
    91%

    International students
    3,834

    32%
    68%

    Total faculty staff
    4,681

    2986
    1695
    2021
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