King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#934 of 14,160 In the World
#208 of 5,829 In Asia
#3 of 38 In Saudi Arabia
#16 of 1,038 For Petroleum Engineering
Top50% For 88 other topics

Quick Review

Gender
All male
Acceptance rate
10%
Enrollment
8,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Master
Website
kfupm.edu.sa
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate10%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Tawjahiya) or equivalent, entrance examinations. Students from abroad considered on merit
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - January; February-June). Also Summer Session
Enrollment8,500
Full time employee950
Student:staff ratio9:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
23,353
Citations
431,778

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
12,401 / 236,922
Chemistry
8,276 / 170,538
Physics
7,015 / 127,929
Materials Science
5,937 / 108,886
Computer Science
2,474 / 31,102
Environmental Science
2,344 / 57,796
Chemical Engineering
1,570 / 35,196
Automation and Control engineering
1,328 / 20,896
Mathematics
1,315 / 23,817
Business
1,098 / 31,486
Inorganic Chemistry
890 / 30,325
Electronic Engineering
850 / 8,911
Geology
847 / 7,705
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
834 / 12,988
Biology
821 / 28,023
Metallurgical Engineering
704 / 14,871
Radiochemistry
644 / 16,113
Renewable Energy Engineering
571 / 23,759
Optical Engineering
550 / 6,246
Computer Networking
549 / 5,974
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
522 / 9,190
Environmental Management
488 / 18,625
Economics
470 / 15,718
Applied Mathematics
442 / 5,460
Medicine
441 / 7,100
Electrical Engineering
421 / 7,230
Nanotechnology
413 / 20,444
Systems Engineering
402 / 16,683
Petroleum Engineering
393 / 4,032
Organic Chemistry
379 / 9,864
Structural Engineering
333 / 4,072
Blockchain and Cryptography
318 / 3,224
Environmental Engineering
302 / 13,153
Statistics
297 / 5,404
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
252 / 9,322
Condensed Matter Physics
243 / 1,221
Reliability and Quality Engineering
242 / 5,153
Acoustical Engineering
234 / 2,133
Atomic and Molecular physics
234 / 1,879
Machine Learning
224 / 4,421

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 166 175
1991 152 247
1992 201 348
1993 219 608
1994 277 741
1995 302 782
1996 307 873
1997 350 1068
1998 305 1212
1999 299 1370
2000 287 1804
2001 314 1907
2002 383 2627
2003 420 3084
2004 393 3852
2005 403 4789
2006 493 5730
2007 495 6894
2008 563 8009
2009 696 9796
2010 831 12706
2011 948 14756
2012 979 17843
2013 1163 21561
2014 1235 25366
2015 1491 28735
2016 1476 32918
2017 1572 36661
2018 1613 38600
2019 1650 46765
2020 2002 59625

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 +
Bachelor's Degree Accountancy, Actuarial Science, Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Architecture, Automation and Control Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Finance, Geology, Geophysics, Industrial Chemistry, Industrial Engineering, Information Management, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Physics, Regional Planning, Software Engineering, Statistics, Structural Architecture, Town Planning
Master's Degree Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Applied Physics, Architecture, Automation and Control Engineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Geology, Geophysics, Industrial Engineering, Information Management, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Physics, Regional Planning, Software Engineering, Statistics, Structural Architecture, Town Planning
Doctorate Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Automation and Control Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geology, Geophysics, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Physics

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals alumni

  1. Khalid A. Al-Falih

    Khalid A. Al-Falih
    Born in
    Saudi Arabia Flag Saudi Arabia
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurpolitician
    Biography

    Khalid A. Al-Falih is Minister of Investment of Saudi Arabia since 25 February 2020. He served as Minister of Energy of Saudi Arabia and chairman of Saudi Aramco. He also has previously served as the Saudi Arabian Health Minister and Aramco's CEO.

  2. Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer

    Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer
    Born in
    Iraq Flag Iraq
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    politicianengineer
    Biography

    Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawar is an Iraqi politician. He was the Vice President under the Iraqi Transitional Government in 2006, and was Interim President of Iraq under the Iraqi Interim Government from 2004 to 2005. He also served as the President of the Governing Council of Iraq in 2004.

  3. Bandar bin Khalid Al-Faisal Al Saud

    Bandar bin Khalid Al-Faisal Al Saud
    Born in
    Saudi Arabia Flag Saudi Arabia
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Bandar bin Khalid bin Faisal is a Saudi prince and businessman. He is a minister-ranking advisor at the Royal Court and chairman of Advanced Media Holding Company (AMHC), a media group parenting an FM radio station and Al Watan, a reformist newspaper.

  4. Abdulaziz bin Majid

    Abdulaziz bin Majid
    Born in
    Saudi Arabia Flag Saudi Arabia
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Abdulaziz bin Majid Al Saud is the former governor of Madinah Province and a member of House of Saud.

General info

Alternative names KFUPM
جامعة الملك فهد للبترول والمعادن
Founded 1963
Accreditation Ministry of Education of Saudi Arabia
Motto Lord increase my knowledge
Affiliations and memberships Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Location and Contacts

Address PO Box 5016
Dhahran, Ash Sharqiyah, 31261
Saudi Arabia
City population 138,000
Phone +966 (3) 860 0000
Fax +966 (3) 860 3306

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