Kuwait University

Kuwait University Ranking

country rank: 1
world rank: 2776

University Overview

Kuwait University, established in 1966, is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in Al Asimah, a tiny city in Kuwait City with a population of 50,000-249,999 people. Kuwait University (KU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Kuwaiti higher education institution that is officially recognized by Kuwait’s Ministry of Higher Education. Kuwait 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 Kuwaiti higher-education institution, which has been around for 53 years, has a selective admission process based on entrance exams. A library, sports facilities, and administrative services are among the academic and non-academic facilities and services available to students at KU.

Kuwait University Ranking

University Identity

Name Kuwait University
Acronym KU
Founded 1966
Motto My God, grant me more knowledge (Qur’an, 20:114)

University Location

Address PO Box 5969, Safat Kuwait City 13060 Al Asimah Kuwait
Tel +965 2481 1188
Fax +965 2484 8648

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
Admission Rate Not reported

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
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 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)

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