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Northern Borders University

Location

Arar (Main Campus), Arar Saudi Arabia

Ranking

# 801-1000QS World University Rankings

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43Undergraduate programs

About Northern Borders University

Founded in 2007, Northern Borders University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the medium city of Arar (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Northern Borders. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Rafha, Turayf.

Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Saudi Arabia, Northern Borders University (NBU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational Saudi Arabian higher education institution.

The teaching of the university is split across sixteen (16) faculties, nine (9) of which are in Arar (Education and Arts, Business Administration, Science, Engineering, Medicine, Applied Medical Science, Home Economics, Nursing and Community), four (4) faculties in Rafha (Computing and Information Technology, Pharmacy, Science and Arts, Community), two (2) in Turaif (Science and Arts, Community) , and one (1) in Al-Uwayqilah (Science and Arts).  Currently, the university offers over 47 academic programs of study.  The university has contributed to the progress of education, society, and economy in the region. It is considered as an essential artery that provides the labour market with a qualified and well-prepared workforce according to the requirements of the development plan in developing and building the region.

The university has four campuses spread across the Northern Border Region of Saudi Arabia. Its main campus is located in Arar, the capital city of the Northern Border Region; whereas its branches are located in Rafha, Turaif, and Al-Uwayqilah.

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About Northern Borders University

Founded in 2007, Northern Borders University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the medium city of Arar (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Northern Borders. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Rafha, Turayf.

Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Saudi Arabia, Northern Borders University (NBU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational Saudi Arabian higher education institution.

The teaching of the university is split across sixteen (16) faculties, nine (9) of which are in Arar (Education and Arts, Business Administration, Science, Engineering, Medicine, Applied Medical Science, Home Economics, Nursing and Community), four (4) faculties in Rafha (Computing and Information Technology, Pharmacy, Science and Arts, Community), two (2) in Turaif (Science and Arts, Community) , and one (1) in Al-Uwayqilah (Science and Arts).  Currently, the university offers over 47 academic programs of study.  The university has contributed to the progress of education, society, and economy in the region. It is considered as an essential artery that provides the labour market with a qualified and well-prepared workforce according to the requirements of the development plan in developing and building the region.

The university has four campuses spread across the Northern Border Region of Saudi Arabia. Its main campus is located in Arar, the capital city of the Northern Border Region; whereas its branches are located in Rafha, Turaif, and Al-Uwayqilah.

Want to find out more about the NBU? Connect with them on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube.

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Rankings & ratings

Northern Borders University is one of the top public universities in Arar, Saudi Arabia. It is ranked #801-1000 in QS World University Rankings 2023.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2023
    #801-1000

Ranking criteria

7.9
Academic Reputation
4.3
Employer Reputation
23.3
Faculty Student Ratio
1.9
Citations per Faculty
98.2
International Faculty Ratio
11
International Research Network
5.3
Employment Outcomes

Available programs

Northern Border University offers 44 undergraduate study programs.

Medicine

  • Medicine & Surgery
  • Business Administration

Business Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Public Administration
  • Marketing
  • Financing
  • Law
  • Accounting
  • Management Information Systems
  • Home Economics

Housing and Home Management
  • Clothing and Textile
  • Food and Food Science
  • Nursing

Bridging program Nursing
  • Nursing
  • Science
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Computer Science
  • Microbiology


Engineering

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering


Education and Arts

  • Arabic Language
  • English Language and Literature
  • Islamic Studies
  • Special Education


Applied Medical Sciences


  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Clinical Nutrition=


Computing and Information Technology

  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Information Systems


Pharmacy

  • Clinical Pharmacy


Science and Arts

  • Microbiology
  • Special Education
  • English Language and Literature
  • Chemistry
  • Nutrition and Food Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Child Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Kindergarten Education

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