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Kuwait University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Kuwait University is the first public research university in the State of Kuwait and was established in 1966, under Act N. 29/1966. Its vision is to provide world-class education, and committed to advancing, preserving, and disseminating knowledge, in addition to preparing educated, enlightened and qualified human resources in order to realize the society developmental needs. The institutional mission is to keep, develop, and disseminate human knowledge, in addition to developing national human resources in order to create leaders who are aware of national heritage and future needs in collaboration with other academic institutions of similar mission, through: Strengthening national, Arabic, and Islamic values and principles. Disseminating knowledge. Developing and investing human resources Achieving excellence and distinction in education, scientific research, and community services. Utilizing modern technology.
701+
2016
701+
2017
651-700
2018
  • 63.7
    International Faculty
  • 34.7
    International Students
30
2016
24
2017
301-500
2018
19
2018
Arab Region Rankings
  • 67.2
    Overall Score
  • 90.8
    Academic Reputation
  • 71.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 30
    Faculty Student
  • 33.8
    International Faculty
  • 53.3
    International Students
  • 70.6
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 50.4
    Web Impact
  • 59.6
    Papers per Faculty
  • 75.4
    Citations per Paper
30
2016
24
2017
301-500
2018
19
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 13.8-27.8
    Overall Score
  • 60.5
    Alumni Outcomes
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,747
International
406

Number of students

37,095
Postgraduate 3%
Undergraduate 97%

Number of international students

5,038
Postgraduate 5%
Undergraduate 95%
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