Kingdom University

Kingdom University Ranking

country rank: 7
world rank: 8564

University Overview

Kingdom University ranking was established in 2002 as a for-profit private higher education school in the urban environment of Riffa (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 people), Southern Governorate. Kingdom University (KU) ranking is a modest (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 500-999 students) coeducational Bahraini higher education institution that is officially recognized by Bahrain’s Ministry of Education. Kingdom University (KU) provides a variety of courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees in a variety of fields. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Bahraini higher-education school, which is 18 years old, has a selective admission process based on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and ratings. The admission rate for this Bahraini higher education school is 50-60%, making it a moderately selective university. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. A library, sports facilities, and administrative services are among the academic and non-academic facilities and services available to students at KU.

Kingdom University Ranking

University Identity

Name Kingdom University
Acronym KU
Founded 2002
Motto Paves your way to excellence
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address Building 296, Road 3903, Block 939, 5th floor Riffa 40434 Southern Governorate Bahrain
Tel +973 13300001
Fax +973 13300003

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)

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 50-60%
Admission Office Building 296, Road 3903, Block 939, G floor Riffa 40434 13300001

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
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

Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW) Association of Arab Private Institutions for Higher Education (AAPIHE)

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