King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

country rank: 4
world rank: 1284

University Overview

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, founded in 2009, is a non-profit private higher-education institution in the Makkah town of Thuwal (population range of 10,000-49,999). King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is a relatively tiny (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 250-499 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 Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as master’s and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Saudi Arabian higher-education school, which is 11 years old, has a selective admission process based on entrance exams. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. KAUST also offers students with a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

University Identity

Acronym KAUST
Founded 2009
Motto Through Inspiration, Discovery

University Location

Address PO Box 6900 Thuwal 23955 Makkah Saudi Arabia
Tel +966
Fax +966

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
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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
Admission Rate Not reported

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 250-499
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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