Kuwait University

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world rank  3864

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University Overview

Founded in 1966, Kuwait University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Kuwait City (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Al Asimah. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education of Kuwait, Kuwait University (KU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Kuwaiti higher education institution. Kuwait University (KU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 53 years old Kuwaiti higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. KU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name جامعة الكويت
Acronym KU
Founded 1966
Motto My God, grant me more knowledge (Qur’an, 20:114)

University Location

Address PO Box 5969, Safat
Kuwait City
13060 Al Asimah
Kuwait
Tel +965 2481 1188
Fax +965 2484 8648

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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students
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International
students
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Kuwait University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher Education of Kuwait


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Friday, 2 October 2020