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King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

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world rank 1423

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University Overview

Founded in 2009, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology is a non-profit private higher education institution located in Thuwal, Makkah. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational higher education institution. King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 8 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. KAUST also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name


جامعة الملك عبد الله للعلوم والتقنية

Acronym

KAUST

Founded

2009

Motto

Through Inspiration, Discovery

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University Location

Address

PO Box 6900
Thuwal (population range: Not reported)
23955 Makkah Saudi Arabia

Telehone

+966

Telefax

+966

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

Undergraduate
Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Postgraduate
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International students Not reported Not reported

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate King Abdullah University of Science and Technology's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)

International Students

International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection

Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations

Admission Rate

Not reported

Admission Office


+966

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate King Abdullah University of Science and Technology's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment

Total Student Enrolment 250-499

Academic Staff

Total Faculty and Academic Staff 50-99

Control Type

Control Type Private

Entity Type

Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Not reported

Campus Setting

Not reported

Religious Affiliation

None

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Facilities and Services

Library

University Library Yes Go to جامعة الملك عبد الله للعلوم والتقنية's Library

Housing

University Housing and Accommodation Yes

Sport Facilities

University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids

University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad

Not reported

Distance Learning

Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

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Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Friday, 13 October 2017