Umm Al-Qura University

country rank  5
world rank  1586

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University Overview

Established in 1981, Umm Al-Qura University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the metropolis of Makkah (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Saudi Arabia, Umm Al-Qura University (UQU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Saudi Arabian higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Umm Al-Qura University (UQU) 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. UQU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name جامعة أم القرى
Acronym UQU
Founded 1981
Motto Honored Education, Honored Place

University Location

Address PO Box 715
Makkah
21421 Makkah
Saudi Arabia
Tel +966 (2) 550 1000
Fax +966 (2) 558 2521

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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students
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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 Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Umm Al-Qura University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
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

  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET


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Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021