27 Best universities for Engineering in Saudi Arabia

Below is the list of best universities in Saudi Arabia ranked based on their research performance in Engineering. A graph of 1.22M citations received by 60.3K academic papers made by 27 universities in Saudi Arabia was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with an official site as it's constantly changing data.

  1. For Engineering

    King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1963
  2. For Engineering

    King Saud University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    61,412
    Founded
    1957
  3. For Engineering

    King Abdullah University of Science and Technology logo
    Enrollment
    940
    Founded
    2009
  4. For Engineering

    King AbdulAziz University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1967
  5. For Engineering

    King Khalid University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1998
  6. For Engineering

    Umm Al-Qura University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1981
  7. For Engineering

    Taibah University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    5,487
    Founded
    2003
  8. For Engineering

    Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1975
  9. For Engineering

    King Faisal University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1975
  10. For Engineering

    Taif University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    2003
  11. For Engineering

    University of Tabuk logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2006
  12. For Engineering

    Najran University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    46,000
    Founded
    2006
  13. For Engineering

    Qassim University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    2004
  14. For Engineering

    Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    2009
  15. For Engineering

    Majmaah University logo
    Enrollment
    12,633
    Founded
    2009
  16. For Engineering

    Jazan University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    2005
  17. For Engineering

    Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    2006
  18. For Engineering

    Alfaisal University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    2007
  19. For Engineering

    Shaqra University logo
    Founded
    2008
  20. For Engineering

    Prince Sultan University logo
    Enrollment
    6,269
    Male:Female
    46:54
    Founded
    1999
  21. For Engineering

    Al Jouf University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    2005
  22. For Engineering

    Northern Borders University logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    2007
  23. For Engineering

    Princess Nora bint Abdulrahman University logo
    Enrollment
    38,986
    Founded
    2008
  24. For Engineering

    Effat University logo
    Enrollment
    1,316
    Founded
    1999
  25. For Engineering

    Al Baha University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2006
  26. For Engineering

    King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    2005
  27. For Engineering

    Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1974

The best cities to study Engineering in Saudi Arabia based on the number of universities and their ranks are Dhahran, Riyadh, Thuwal, and Jeddah.