Umm Al-Qura University Rankings

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In the World#1998 of 14178
In Asia#501 of 5833
In Saudi Arabia#5 of 38
In Makkah#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Islamic
Enrollment
45,000
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
uqu.edu.sa
Languages
Arabic

Publications & Citations

Publications
5,641
Citations
46,199

Umm Al-Qura University majors

by publication count

Chemistry
1,190
Medicine
1,128
Computer science
835
Materials science
615
Biology
355
Mathematics
260
Engineering
212
Physics
156
Psychology
113
Environmental science
71
Business
58
Geography
51
Economics
41
Geology
29
Sociology
18
Political science
17
History
7
Philosophy
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History593363
Computer science14035,856
Engineering14602,447
Medicine15517,489
Materials science16635,855
Chemistry16919,473
Political science1799229
Physics19881,104
Geography2026377
Business2028623
Mathematics20391,608
Geology2244215
Environmental science2261633
Biology23373,750
Psychology2694887
Economics2748195
Sociology433712

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990942
1991844
19921433
1993829
1994928
19951544
19961443
19971554
19981639
19991544
20001967
20011780
20021582
200312114
200414117
200519145
200619169
200734163
200842207
200955321
201085475
2011133595
2012168972
20132711487
20144192067
20154753068
20165663896
20175344895
20185364950
20196006900
20209479968

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Enrollment45,000
Full time employee2,750
Student:staff ratio16:1

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 namesUQU
جامعة أم القرى
Founded1981
WikipediaUmm al-Qura University
AccreditationMinistry of Education of Saudi Arabia
MottoHonored Education, Honored Place
Academic structureCollege of Da’wa and Usul-ud-Din
College of Arabic Language
College of Education, Makkah
College of Applied Sciences
College of Social Sciences
College of Engineering and Islamic Architecture
College of Medicine
College of Community Service and Continuing Education
College of Computers
College of Pharmacy
College of Applied Medical Science
College of Sharia and Islamic Studies
College of Education for Girls, Al-Qunfudah
College of Teacher Preparation, Al-Qunfudah
College of Teacher Preparation, Makkah
College of Education for Girls, Al Leith
College of Education for the Preparation of Female Teachers
Institute of Scientific Research and Revival of Islamic Heritage
Institute of Arabic Language for Non-Native Speakers
Affiliations and membershipsFederation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Location and Contacts

AddressPO Box 715
Makkah, Makkah, 21421
Saudi Arabia
City population1,675,000
Phone+966 (2) 550 1000
Fax+966 (2) 558 2521

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