King AbdulAziz University

King AbdulAziz University Ranking

country rank: 2
world rank: 938

University Overview

King AbdulAziz University ranking, founded in 1967, is a non-profit public higher education institution situated in the suburbs of Jeddah (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 people), Makkah. A branch campus of this university may be found at Rabegh. King AbdulAziz University ranking (KAU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Saudi Arabian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education. In a variety of fields of study, King AbdulAziz University (KAU) offers courses and programs that lead to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctorate degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Saudi Arabian higher-education school, which is 53 years old, has a rigorous admission process based on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and ratings.The King Abdulaziz University acceptance rate from 20% to 30% and making this Saudi Arabian higher education school very exclusive. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. KAU also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services to students.

King AbdulAziz University Ranking

University Identity

Name King AbdulAziz University
Acronym KAU
Founded 1967
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address PO Box 80208 Jeddah 21589 Makkah Saudi Arabia
Tel +966 (2) 640 0000
Fax +966 (2) 695 1996
Other locations Rabegh

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office PO Box 80200 Jeddah 21589 (2) 6952222

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes


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Memberships and Affiliations

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