Colleges & Universities in Saudi Arabia

Universities in Saudi Arabia

Higher Education in Saudi Arabia


What are the most popular Universities and Colleges in Saudi Arabia? uniRank answers this question by publishing the 2023 Saudi Arabian University Ranking of 38 Saudi Arabian higher-education institutions 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

2023 Ranking of Saudi Arabian Universities

2023 Sub-rankings by Regions

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is divided into 13 regions (Arabic: manatiq idariyya) which are further subdivided into governorates (Arabic: muhafazat) and the region capital. The greater number of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria are located in the Riyadh region, which hosts Riyadh, the capital and largest city of Saudi Arabia. The following uniRank sub-rankings or league tables take into account all regions which include at least 2 Saudi Arabian higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.

Al Madinah (2)   Asir (2)  
Eastern Province (4)   Makkah (8)  
Riyadh (11)   Tabuk (2)  

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