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Taif University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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A Royal Decree (No. 115 dated 27/2/1400) was issued to establish the College of Education in Taif. The new college was then part of King Abdul Aziz University, headquartered in Jedda. After the opening of Umm Al-Qura University, the College of Education in Taif became part of the new university. Enrollment was then 85 male students and 180 female students in the following fields: Islamic Studies Arabic English Mathematics Biology Education (an ancillary department) In 1419, Royal Decree No. 17 (dated 6/4/1419) was issued to establish the College of Science in Taif, and thus courses were given in the following fields: Mathematics Biology Physics Computer Science Today, Taif University is located within the precincts of King Saud's Palace in Hawiyya, an outlying suburb of Taif, about 25 km due north. The campus, whose area is approximately 380,000 square meters, consists of three palaces that have been restored and renovated in such a way that combines modernity and technology on the one hand with majestic antiquity and traditional architecture on the other. The College of Education and the Central Library are currently located in the Government Palace, while the University Administration is located in the Residential Palace, which is connected to...
91-100
2015
81-90
2016
Arab Region Rankings
  • 71.2
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 13.1
    Papers per Faculty
  • 60.4
    Citations per Paper
  • 100
    International Faculty
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,179
International
1,269
With PhD
1,301

Number of students

45,479
Postgraduate 2%
Undergraduate 98%

Number of international students

815
Postgraduate 1%
Undergraduate 99%
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