List of 9 best universities in Riyadh

We ranked 9 best universities in Riyadh based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 1.14M citations received by 59.8K publications made by 9 universities in Riyadh, measured the popularity of 58 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Riyadh
#59 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
61,412
Founded
1957
#2 in Riyadh
#829 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
85,367
Founded
1974
#3 in Riyadh
#977 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
3,000
Founded
2007
#4 in Riyadh
#1019 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
74%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
2008
#5 in Riyadh
#1099 in Asia
Enrollment
6,269
Male:Female
46:54
Founded
1999
#6 in Riyadh
#1369 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
750
Founded
2005
#7 in Riyadh
#2931 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
2,247
Founded
2001
#9 in Riyadh
#3371 in Asia
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
2008

Universities near Riyadh

Distance, km
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km
University
Country rank
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City
80 Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University 14
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Al-Kharj
161 Shaqra University 28
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Shaqra
188 Majmaah University 19
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Al Majma'ah
302 King Faisal University 7
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Al-Ahsa
391 King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals 4
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Dhahran
396 Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University 24
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Khobar
399 Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University 10
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Dammam
412 University of Bahrain 1
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Sakhir
416 University College of Bahrain 5
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Manama
418 Royal University for Women 7
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Riffa