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جامعة أم القرى

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world rank  1817

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Established in 1981, the 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-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 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's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 42-year-old Saudi Arabian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UQU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


جامعة أم القرى's Control Typepublic


جامعة أم القرى's Entity Typenon-profit


جامعة أم القرى' Size by Total Enrollmentvery large-sized


جامعة أم القرى's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (Non Latin)
Name Umm Al-Qura University
Acronym UQU
Founded 1981
Motto Honored Education, Honored Place
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Address PO Box 715
21421 Makkah
Saudi Arabia
جامعة أم القرى Phone Number +966 (2) 550 1000
جامعة أم القرى Fax Number +966 (2) 558 2521

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following جامعة أم القرى's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify جامعة أم القرى's academic range and degree level offering.

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Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


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Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This جامعة أم القرى's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at جامعة أم القرى.

جامعة أم القرى: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

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Admission Info


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.

Admission information

uniRank publishes below some basic جامعة أم القرى's admission information.

جامعة أم القرى's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

جامعة أم القرى's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has جامعة أم القرى a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

جامعة أم القرى's acceptance rate range is not reported.

جامعة أم القرى's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Umm Al-Qura University has more than 3300 international students.

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for جامعة أم القرى.

جامعة أم القرى's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

جامعة أم القرى has an enrollment range of 30,000-34,999 students making it a very large-sized institution.

جامعة أم القرى's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 3,500-3,999 academic employees (Faculty).

جامعة أم القرى's Control Type Control Type

جامعة أم القرى is a public higher education institution.

جامعة أم القرى's Entity Type Entity Type

جامعة أم القرى is a non-profit higher education institution.

جامعة أم القرى's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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جامعة أم القرى's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

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جامعة أم القرى is Islamic Religious Affiliation

جامعة أم القرى has a Islamic affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of جامعة أم القرى's main facilities:

جامعة أم القرى's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library.

جامعة أم القرى's Housing University Housing

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جامعة أم القرى's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

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University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of جامعة أم القرى's main services:

جامعة أم القرى's Financial Aid Financial Aid

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جامعة أم القرى's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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جامعة أم القرى's Distance Learning Distance Learning

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جامعة أم القرى's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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جامعة أم القرى's Career Services Career Services

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Accreditation and Recognition


Various countries have diverse types of legal recognition and quality assessment for higher education institutions, depending on their legal and higher education systems... explore our guide to university accreditation and recognition for further information.

جامعة أم القرى's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

جامعة أم القرى is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministry of Education of Saudi Arabia

Programmatic or Specialized Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important جامعة أم القرى's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

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

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Affiliations and Memberships


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important جامعة أم القرى's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

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

Academic Divisions


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or 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. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Divisions

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Free Online Courses

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