Oldest Universities in Saudi Arabia

Oldest Universities in Saudi Arabia


What are the oldest Universities in Saudi Arabia? uniRank answers this question by publishing a list of 38 Saudi Arabian Universities sorted by year of foundation and meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Saudi Arabian higher education-related organization
  • offering at least three-year bachelor's degrees or postgraduate master's or doctoral degrees
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, non-distance education format

uniRank aims to highlight which Saudi Arabian Universities have the longest history and tradition and whether this correlates to their uniRank University Ranking.

Oldest Universities in Saudi Arabia

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# University Town
1 King Saud University Riyadh
14 Institute of Public Administration, Saudi Arabia Riyadh ...
7 Islamic University of Madinah Medina
4 King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals Dhahran
2 King AbdulAziz University Jeddah ...
6 Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University Riyadh ...
10 Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University Dammam ...
9 King Faisal University Al-Ahsa
5 Umm Al-Qura University Makkah
11 King Khalid University Abha ...
29 Dar Al-Hekma University Jeddah
27 Effat University Jeddah
20 Prince Sultan University Riyadh
33 University of Business and Technology Jeddah
34 Al Yamamah University Riyadh
38 Fahad Bin Sultan University Tabuk
13 Taif University Taif
8 Taibah University Medina
12 Qassim University Qassim ...
26 Al Jouf University Sakakah
22 King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences Riyadh ...
28 University of Ha'il Ha'il
15 Jazan University Jazan
31 Al Baha University Al Baha ...
24 University of Tabuk Tabuk ...
17 Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University Khobar
23 Najran University Najran
32 Northern Borders University Arar ...
25 Alfaisal University Riyadh
18 Princess Nora bint Abdulrahman University Riyadh ...
35 Shaqra University Shaqra
37 Dar Al Uloom University Riyadh
21 Majmaah University Al Majma'ah ...
19 Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University Al-Kharj
3 King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Thuwal
16 University of Jeddah Dahaban
30 University of Hafr Al Batin Hafr Al Batin
36 University of Bisha Bisha
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