King Khalid University Rankings

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In the World#3501 of 14178
In Asia#1027 of 5833
In Saudi Arabia#8 of 38
In Abha#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
75%
Enrollment
45,000
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Master
Website
kku.edu.sa
Languages
Arabic;English

Publications & Citations

Publications
10,135
Citations
103,928

King Khalid University majors

by publication count

Medicine
4,382
Materials science
1,647
Chemistry
1,187
Biology
562
Computer science
515
Mathematics
353
Physics
276
Psychology
195
Environmental science
128
Engineering
80
Business
50
Sociology
38
Geography
38
Geology
26
Political science
21
Economics
16
History
11
Art
7
Philosophy
3

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Medicine78344,498
Art95298
Materials science113013,827
Biology158510,883
Geography1599697
Physics16062,181
Chemistry161310,506
Psychology18012,990
Business1841792
Mathematics18742,049
Geology2017306
Political science2142137
Engineering2271782
Environmental science2286610
Computer science23501,589
Sociology2712116
History29183
Economics376839

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19906282
199177109
199267167
199355211
199474242
199595299
1996102360
199786437
1998104474
1999100503
2000123591
2001117718
2002117834
2003111905
20041221005
20051221230
20061131500
20071281678
20081611977
20091752304
20101872735
20112373066
20123634083
20134324687
20144406085
20154576504
20165236523
20176096807
20188557444
2019131110767
2020182517534

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate75%
Admissions RequirementsHigher secondary school certificate.
Academic CalendarSeptember to June
Enrollment45,000
Full time employee1,750
Student:staff ratio26:1

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 DegreeAdministration, Arts and Humanities, Computer Science, Dentistry, Education, Engineering, English, Medicine, Pharmacy
Master's DegreeArts and Humanities, Biology, Chemistry, Education, English, Mathematics, Physics, Translation and Interpretation
DoctorateAdministration, Arts and Humanities, Education, English, Finance, Translation and Interpretation

General info

Alternative namesKKU
جامعة الملك خالد
Founded1998
WikipediaKing Khalid University
AccreditationNational Commission for Academic Accreditation and Assessment (NCAAA).
Colorsgreen, white, grey

Location and Contacts

AddressPO Box 418
Abha, Asir, 61431
Saudi Arabia
City population781,000
Phone+966 (7) 229 0992
Fax+966 (7) 229 0521

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