King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals

country rank  6
world rank  1547

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Founded in 1963, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the large town of Dhahran (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Ash Sharqiyah. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Saudi Arabia, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) men only Saudi Arabian higher education institution. King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 57 years old Saudi Arabian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. KFUPM 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 الملك فهد للبترول والمعادن
Acronym KFUPM
Founded 1963
Motto Lord increase my knowledge

University Location

Address PO Box 5016
Dhahran
31261 Ash Sharqiyah
Saudi Arabia
Tel +966 (3) 860 0000
Fax +966 (3) 860 3306

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men Only
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 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals'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 Education of Saudi Arabia


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission (ANSAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021