King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals Rankings

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In the World#1063 of 14178
In Asia#216 of 5833
In Saudi Arabia#3 of 38
In Dhahran#1 of 1
In Engineering#216 of 6,666

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

Publications & Citations

Publications
22,284
Citations
405,412

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals majors

by publication count

Materials science
5,373
Computer science
3,770
Chemistry
3,336
Mathematics
2,742
Engineering
2,394
Physics
930
Environmental science
837
Geology
756
Business
451
Economics
221
Psychology
127
Biology
115
Geography
97
Medicine
89
Political science
69
Sociology
41
Art
7
History
5
Philosophy
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Engineering16260,903
Materials science30793,755
Environmental science40419,219
Mathematics40541,735
Business53711,662
Computer science58836,066
Chemistry60974,282
Economics6917,937
Geology6976,019
Sociology8203,200
Physics9729,490
Geography1500785
Psychology16463,802
Art166819
Political science1876203
Biology22014,461
History23158
Medicine28351,215
Philosophy28422

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990164131
1991145210
1992197328
1993215566
1994270713
1995297758
1996307850
19973411041
19983001192
19992871355
20002821776
20013051868
20023732561
20034113032
20043793787
20053944768
20064735616
20074846747
20084727776
20096809450
201081312232
201191114413
201294517189
2013109520843
2014118624534
2015143927658
2016143231405
2017156235459
2018152836713
2019163344887
2020179054998

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

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT++
Maths | Natural Sciences+
Bachelor's DegreeAccountancy, 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 DegreeAeronautical 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
DoctorateAeronautical 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

General info

Alternative namesKFUPM
جامعة الملك فهد للبترول والمعادن
Founded1963
WikipediaKing Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
AccreditationMinistry of Education of Saudi Arabia
MottoLord increase my knowledge
Affiliations and membershipsOpen Education Consortium (OEC)

Location and Contacts

AddressPO Box 5016
Dhahran, Ash Sharqiyah, 31261
Saudi Arabia
City population138,000
Phone+966 (3) 860 0000
Fax+966 (3) 860 3306

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