Kuwait University Rankings

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In the World#3044 of 14178
In Asia#846 of 5833
In Kuwait#1 of 5
In Kuwait City#1 of 3

Quick Review

Enrollment
22,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor

Publications & Citations

Publications
15,746
Citations
311,651

Kuwait University majors

by publication count

Medicine
4,029
Computer science
1,921
Chemistry
1,817
Biology
1,624
Mathematics
1,553
Materials science
967
Engineering
916
Psychology
571
Environmental science
445
Physics
362
Business
318
Geology
297
Political science
121
Geography
120
Economics
117
Sociology
115
History
31
Art
14
Philosophy
10

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Engineering46618,895
Medicine54696,059
Mathematics62621,009
Computer science64131,258
Geology8134,057
Business8175,312
Environmental science8435,892
Biology87247,661
Chemistry96832,412
Psychology99112,295
Materials science104016,338
Political science1106777
Physics12294,935
Sociology1442855
History151235
Geography1545746
Economics15901,097
Art23146
Philosophy26553

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990255744
1991163946
199294852
199398794
1994168887
19952291069
19962851119
19973091289
19983231611
19993631995
20003872368
20013752748
20024013586
20034204198
20044115029
20054416014
20064257162
20075178414
200857210285
200959712063
201058213726
201159015800
201255317785
201366420276
201465522167
201568522446
201666421766
201760821808
201867619540
201974723063
202088925926

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsYes, based on entrance examinations
Academic CalendarSemesters
Enrollment22,500
Full time employee1,250
Student:staff ratio18:1

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+

General info

Alternative namesKU
جامعة الكويت
Founded1966
WikipediaKuwait University
AccreditationMinistry of Higher Education of Kuwait
MottoMy God, grant me more knowledge (Qur’an, 20:114)
Academic structureCollege of Allied Health Sciences
College of Arts
College of Business Administration
College of Dentistry
College of Education
College of Engineering and Petroleum
College of Law
College of Medicine
College of Pharmacy
College of Sciences
Affiliations and membershipsFederation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Location and Contacts

AddressPO Box 5969, Safat
Kuwait City, Al Asimah, 13060
Kuwait
City population637,000
Phone+965 2481 1188
Fax+965 2484 8648

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