Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University

country rank  9
world rank  1984

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University Overview

Founded in 1974, Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Riyadh (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Riyadh. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia, Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University (IMAMU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University (IMAMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 43 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. 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. IMAMU 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.

University Identity

Name
Name جامعة الإمام محمد بن سعود الإسلامية
Acronym IMAMU
Founded 1974
Colours Blue and gray

University Location

Address PO Box 5701, Othman Ibn Affan Street
Riyadh (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
11432 Riyadh
Saudi Arabia
T +966 (1) 258 0000
F +966 (1) 259 0271
Other locations Riyadh

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office PO Box 5701, Othman Ibn Affan Street
Riyadh 11432
+966 963 11 2094

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia


Year of first Accreditation
1974

Affiliations

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • Association of Arab Universities (AArU)
  • League of Islamic Universities (LIU)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018