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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
2016
501-550
2017
551-600
2018
  • 56
    Faculty Student
  • 99.5
    International Faculty
=14
2016
18
2017
18
2018
Arab Region Rankings
  • 69.3
    Overall Score
  • 69.3
    Academic Reputation
  • 44.8
    Employer Reputation
  • 92.5
    Faculty Student
  • 76.4
    International Faculty
  • 36.6
    International Students
  • 81.7
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 93.7
    Web Impact
  • 15
    Papers per Faculty
  • 33.8
    Citations per Paper
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
3,649
International
1,714

Number of students

32,712
Postgraduate 4%
Undergraduate 96%

Number of international students

3,142
Postgraduate 6%
Undergraduate 94%
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