King Saud University: Ranking & Review

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Saudi Arabia
Top 5%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate75%
Admission selectionYes, based on entrance examinations
Total enrollment37,500
Academic CalendarContinuous


Local students$500$500
International students$500$500

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-+++

General info

Alternative namesKSU
جامعة الملك سعود
MottoRead! In the name of your Lord Who created (Qur'an, C:96. V:1)
AccreditationMinistry of Education, Saudi Arabia
Affiliations and membershipsFederation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
Saudi Pharmaceutical Society (SPS)
Saudi Physical Therapy Association (SPTA)
Saudi Dental Society (SDS)
Saudi Orthodontic Society (SOS)
Academic structureCollege of Architecture and Planning
College of Engineering
College of Science
College of Foods and Agriculture
College of Computer and Information Sciences
College of Science in AlKharj
College of Engineering in AlKharj
College of Arts and Science in Wady Addwaser
College of Medicine
College of Dentistry
College of Pharmacy
College of Applied Medical Sciences
College of Nursing
College of Applied Medical Sciences-AlKharj
College of Arts
College of Education
College of Business Administration
College of Law and Political Science
College of Languages and Translation
College of Tourism and Archaeology
Arabic Language Institute
College of Teaching
College of Applied Studies and Community Service
Community College in Al Riyadh
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff4,750
Student/staff ratio8
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

AddressPO Box 2454
Riyadh, Riyadh, 11451
Saudi Arabia
Urbanization levelUrban
City population8,002,000
Phone+966 (1) 467 0000
Fax+966 (1) 468 4444

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