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Umm Al-Qura University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Umm Al-Qura University (UQU) is a large public university in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The university was established as the College of Sharia (Islamic Law) in 1949 before being joined by new colleges and renamed as Umm Al-Qura by royal decree in 1981.

UQU started primarily as an Islamic university offering degrees in Islamic Law and Arabic language studies. It now offers more courses in such diverse subjects as Technology Management, Business Management, Islamic Economics, Marketing, Engineering, Technology, Medicine, Education, Architecture, as well various Applied, Social and Engineering Sciences.

551-600
2014
551-600
2015
501-550
2016
  • 57.7
    Faculty Student
  • 99.4
    International Faculty
  • 22.3
    International Students
=14
2015
18
2016
Arab Region Rankings
  • 66.90
    Overall Score
  • 74
    Academic Reputation
  • 53.2
    Employer Reputation
  • 86.6
    Faculty Student
  • 80.8
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 94.6
    International Faculty
  • 22.1
    International Students
  • 36.9
    Web Impact
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
3,701
International
1,721

Number of students

32,775
Postgraduate 4%
Undergraduate 96%

Number of international students

3,145
Postgraduate 6%
Undergraduate 94%
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