Qassim University Ranking

country rank: 11
world rank: 3453

University Overview

Qassim University ranking, founded in 2004, is a non-profit public higher-education school in the urban setting of the large city of Qassim (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Al-Qassim. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Buraydah, Unaizah, ar Rass, Al-Bukairyah, Muznib, Uqlat Assgoor, Badaya’a, Al-Khabra, Al Nabhanyah. Qassim University ranking (QU) is a large (Topuniversitieslist 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational Saudi Arabian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Saudi Arabia. Qassim University (QU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, 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 18 years old, has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. Qassim University acceptance rate is from 40 to 50 percent. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. QU 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.

Qassim University Ranking

University Identity

Name Qassim University

جامعة القصيم
Acronym QU
Founded 2004
Motto Learning is Light

University Location

Address PO Box 6688 Qassim 51452 Al-Qassim Saudi Arabia
Tel +966 (6) 380 0050
Fax +966 (6) 380 1560
Other locations Buraydah, Unaizah, ar Rass, Al-Bukairyah, Muznib, Uqlat Assgoor, Badaya'a, Al-Khabra, Al Nabhanyah

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 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 40-50%
Admission Office POBox 6688 Qassim 51452 (6) 380 0312

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

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

Memberships and Affiliations

Open Education Consortium (OEC)

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