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King Khalid University

King Khalid University

country rank: 8
world rank: 1946

University Overview

King Khalid University was founded in 1998 as a non-profit public higher education school in the urban environment of Abha (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 people), Asir. Alnamas, Bisha, Khamis Mushait, and Mehayel are all places where this school maintains a branch campus. King Khalid University (KKU) 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 Khalid University (KKU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, and master degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Saudi Arabian higher-education school, which is 22 years old, has a selective admission process based on entrance exams. This Saudi Arabian higher education school is fairly selective, with acceptance rates ranging from 70 to 80 percent. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Students have access to a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning possibilities, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym KKU
Founded 1998 Merger between King Saud University (1957) and Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University (1974)
Colours Green, white and grey

University Location

Address PO Box 418 Abha 61431 Asir Saudi Arabia
Tel +966 (7) 229 0992
Fax +966 (7) 229 0521
Other locations Alnamas, Bisha, Khamis Mushait, Mehayel

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
Not reported Not reported
International
students
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
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office PO Box 1451 Abha 61431 (7) 226 1313

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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