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King Saud University King Saud University

جامعة الملك سعود

OVERVIEW

Founded in 1957, King Saud University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Riyadh (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia, King Saud University (KSU) is a very large (enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. King Saud University (KSU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 59 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Saudi Arabian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. KSU 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, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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GENERAL INFO

University Name

King Saud University King Saud University

University Name

جامعة الملك سعود

Acronym

KSU

Founded

1957

Motto

Read! In the Name of your Lord, Who has created

Screenshot

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LOCATION

Address

PO Box 2454
Riyadh
11451 Riyadh
Saudi Arabia

Population range

1,000,000-5,000,000
Phone
+966 (1) 467 0000
Fax
+966 (1) 468 4444

COURSE LEVELS AND AREAS OF STUDIES

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Certificate / Diploma Associate degree Bachelor degree Master degree Doctoral degree
Certificate
Diplomas(under 2 years)
Associate
degrees(2 years)
Bachelor
degrees(3, 4 or 5 years)
Master
degrees(1, 2 or 3 years)
Doctorate
degrees(over 4 years)
Certificates or Diplomas Associatedegrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
 
Arts & HumanitiesApplied Arts
Classics
Design
Education
Fine Arts
History
Literature
Museum Studies
Performing Arts
Philosophy
Religion and Theology
Visual arts
OTHER Arts & Humanities Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associatedegrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
Business & Social SciencesAccounting / Finance
Anthropology / Archaeology
Business / Commerce / Management
Communication and Media Studies
Development Studies
Economics
Geography
Law
Library and Information Science
Physical Education / Sport Science
Political and International Studies
Social Policy / Public Administration
Social Work
Sociology / Psychology
Tourism / Hospitality
OTHER Business & Social Science Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associatedegrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
Language & CulturalAboriginal / Indigenous People Studies
African Studies
American & Caribbean Studies
Ancient and Modern Languages
Asian Studies
English Studies
European Studies
French Studies
Germanic Studies
Indian / South Asian Studies
Italian Studies
Middle Eastern Studies
Portugese Studies
Russian / Eastern European Studies
Spanish Studies
OTHER Language & Cultural Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associatedegrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
Medicine & HealthAnaesthesia
Anatomy
Biomedical Science
Dentistry
Dermatology
Medicine / Surgery
Natural / Alternative Medicine
Nursing
Obstetrics / Gynaecology
Optometry / Ophthalmology
Orthopaedics
Otorhinolaryngology
Pediatrics
Pathology
Podiatry
Psychiatry
Radiography
Speech / Rehabilitation / Physiotherapy
OTHER Medical & Health Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associate degrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
EngineeringAeronautical Engineering
Agricultural Engineering
Architectural Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Computer and IT Engineering
Electronic and Electrical Engineering
General Engineering
Geological Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Mechanical / Manufacturing Engineering
Mining and Metallurgical Engineering
OTHER Engineering Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associate degrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
Science & TechnologyAgriculture / Forestry / Botany
Aquaculture / Marine Science
Architecture
Aviation
Biology / Biochemistry / Microbiology
Chemistry
Computer / Information Technology
Energy / Environmental Studies
Food Science
Geology
Mathematics / Statistics
Multimedia
Neuroscience
Pharmacy / Pharmacology
Physics
Textiles and Fibre Science
Zoology / Veterinary Science
OTHER Science & Technology Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associate degrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees

Important: please contact or visit this higher education institution official website for detailed information on King Saud University areas of studies and course levels offered; the above information may not be up-to-date or complete.

YEARLY TUITION RANGE

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local students
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
International students
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)

Important: the above yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact King Saud University for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above information may not be up-to-date or complete.

 

ADMISSIONS

Gender Admission

Men and Women Men and Women

International Students

Yes

Admission Selection

Yes, based on entrance examinations Yes, based on entrance examinations

Admission Rate

70-80% 70-80%

Admission Office

PO Box 5733
Riyadh 11432
Phone (1) 4677822


Important: please contact the King Saud University's Admission Office for detailed information on student selection and admission policy; the above University information may not be complete or up-to-date.

SIZE AND PROFILE

Student Enrollment Range

35,000-39,999 35,000-39,999

Academic Staff Range

4,500-4,999 4,500-4,999

Control Type

Public Public

Entity Type

Non-Profit Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Continuous Continuous

Campus Setting

Urban Urban

Religious Affiliation

None None

FACILITIES AND SERVICES

Financial Aids / Scholarships

Financial Aids / Scholarships

Study Abroad / Exchange Programs

Study Abroad / Exchange Programs

Library

King Saud University Library

Sport Facilities and Activities

Sport Facilities and Activities

Housing

Housing

Distance Learning / Online courses

Distance Learning / Online courses

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

ACCREDITATION AND RECOGNITION

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET); Accreditation Canada (University Hospitals)

ACADEMIC STRUCTURE

College 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

AFFILIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW); OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW); Saudi Pharmaceutical Society; Saudi Physical Therapy Association; Saudi Dental Society; SAP University Alliance program; Saudi Orthodontic Society

SOCIAL MEDIA

VIDEO PRESENTATION

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