Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University Ranking

country rank: 5
world rank: 1575

University Overview

Umm Al-Qura University ranking, founded in 1981, is a non-profit public higher-education institution in Makkah, Saudi Arabia (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Umm Al-Qura University world ranking (UQU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Saudi Arabian higher education institution officially connected with the Islamic faith, as authorized by the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education. Umm Al-Qura University (UQU) 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. Students have access to a variety of academic and non-academic facilities and services, including a library and administrative services.

Umm Al-Qura University Ranking

University Identity

Name Umm Al-Qura University
Acronym UQU
Founded 1981
Motto Honored Education, Honored Place

University Location

Address PO Box 715 Makkah 21421 Makkah Saudi Arabia
Tel +966 (2) 550 1000
Fax +966 (2) 558 2521

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 Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation

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Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
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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