Islamic University of Madinah Rankings

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#4816 of 14,131 In the World
#1701 of 5,830 In Asia
#22 of 38 In Saudi Arabia
#2 of 2 In Medina

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Highest Degree
Acceptance rate

* The Islamic University of Madinah is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because a university has programs where an applicant only needs to meet admission requirements to enroll and doesn't necessarily competes with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely-ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate or equivalent
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - January; January-June)
Full time employee1,434
Student:staff ratio11:1

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT +
Maths | Natural Sciences +
Associate Diploma Religion
Bachelor's Degree Arabic, Computer Science, Information Technology, Islamic Law, Islamic Studies, Koran, Mathematics and Computer Science, Natural Sciences, Religion
Higher Diploma Arabic, Religious Studies
Master's Degree Arabic, Computer Science, Energy Engineering, Engineering Management, Information Technology, Islamic Law, Islamic Studies, Koran, Law, Native Language Education, Religious Studies
Doctorate Arabic, Islamic Law, Islamic Studies, Koran, Law, Native Language Education, Religion

Islamic University of Madinah alumni

  1. Ismail ibn Musa Menk

    Ismail ibn Musa Menk
    Born in
    Zimbabwe Flag Zimbabwe
    1975-.. (age 47)

    Ismail ibn Musa Menk, also known as Mufti Menk (born 27 June 1975), is a Zimbabwean Islamic Scholar. Head of the country's fatwa department, he is widely known internationally.

  2. Mishary Rashid Al-Afasy

    Mishary Rashid Al-Afasy
    Born in
    Kuwait Flag Kuwait
    1976-.. (age 46)

    Mishari bin Rashed Alafasy, born in Kuwait, is a qāriʾ (reciter of the Quran), imam, preacher, and Nasheed artist. He studied in the Islamic University of Madinah's College of Qur'an, specializing in the ten qira'at and tafsir. Alafasy has released various nasheed albums. He sings in Arabic, English, and French with only his voice, without any accompanying musical instruments.

  3. Zahran Alloush

    Zahran Alloush
    Born in
    Syria Flag Syria
    1970-2015 (aged 45)
    military personnel

    Zahran Alloush was a Syrian Islamist leader active in the Syrian Civil War. He was the commander of Jaysh al-Islam (or Army of Islam), a major component of the Islamic Front, of which he was the military chief, and was described as one of the most powerful persons in rebel-held Syria. He was killed in an airstrike on 25 December 2015 and Essam al-Buwaydhani was named his successor as head of Jaysh al-Islam.

  4. Abdul Hadi Awang

    Abdul Hadi Awang
    Born in
    Malaysia Flag Malaysia
    1947-.. (age 75)
    writerIslamic scholarpolitician

    Abdul Hadi bin Awang is a Malaysian politician who has served as Special Envoy of the Prime Minister to Middle East under Prime Ministers Muhyiddin Yassin and Ismail Sabri Yaakob since April 2020, Member of Parliament (MP) for Marang since October 1990, 7th President of the Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS), an Islamic political party and a component party of the ruling Perikatan Nasional (PN) coalition, since July 2002. He served as Leader of the Opposition from July 2002 to March 2004, Menteri Besar of Terengganu from December 1999 to March 2004 and Member of the Terengganu State Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Ru Rendang from November 1999 to March 2004. At the international level, he also serves as Vice-President of the International Union of Muslim Scholars.

General info

Alternative names IU
الجامعة الإسلامية بالمدينة المنورة
Founded 1961
Accreditation Ministry of Education
Academic structure Institute of Teaching Arabic for Non-Speakers
Secondary Institute
Intermediate Institute
Makkaah Darul Hadith Intermediate Institute
Affiliations and memberships Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Location and Contacts

Address Prince Naif Ibn Abdulaziz Road, Al Jamiah; PO Box 170
Medina, Al Madinah, 42351
Saudi Arabia
City population 1,181,000
Phone +966 (4) 847 4080
Fax +966 (4) 847 4560

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