Founded in 1966, the 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-sized (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's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 56-year-old Kuwaiti higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. 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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13060 Al Asimah
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The following Kuwait University's Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main study areas and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Kuwait University's academic range and degree level offering.
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Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our Introduction to University Admissions article to learn more.
uniRank publishes below some basic Kuwait University's admission information.
This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Has Kuwait University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.
Kuwait University's acceptance rate range is not reported.
International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.Kuwait University has more than 3700 international students.
University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university or assessing its value. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.
uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Kuwait University.
Kuwait University has an enrollment range of 20,000-24,999 students making it a large-sized institution.
This institution has a range of 1,500-1,999 academic employees (Faculty).
Kuwait University is a public higher education institution.
Kuwait University is a non-profit higher education institution.
This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.
This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.
Kuwait University does not have any religious affiliation.
uniRank provides below an overview of Kuwait University's main facilities:
This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.
uniRank provides below an overview of Kuwait University's main services:
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Kuwait University is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministry of Higher Education of Kuwait
uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Kuwait University 's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.
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uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Kuwait University 's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.
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Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.
uniRank provides below a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Kuwait University 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.
This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.
N.A.; please submit an official Kuwait University general video presentation.
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