King Abdulaziz University (KAU)

P.O.Box 80200, Jeddah

  • #109 QS Global World Ranking
  • PublicStatus
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 32,034Total Students
  • 4,054Faculty
  • 6,821Int'l Students

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KAU has been working to establish good graduate studies programs. This goal coincides with its foundational regulations which states in its first article, â??KAU should provide all the necessary measures for undergraduate and graduate studies in all the fields of arts, science, and other specialized fields of knowledge. The Deanship of Graduate Studies has a vision which is "To Provide Pioneer graduate programs including PhD and Masters programs and to insureexcellent academic outputs". Its mission is "To create an environment conducive to graduate programs and pioneering research, facilitate interaction with relevant stakeholders to advance knowledge and fulfill the developmental needs of society". KAU has currently 110 graduate studies programs which include : 6 Graduate Diplomas, 56 Taught/Thesis Master Programs, 35 Taught/Research Projects Master Programs, and 14 PhD Programs .

About

KAU has been working to establish good graduate studies programs. This goal coincides with its foundational regulations which states in its first article, â??KAU should provide all the necessary measures for undergraduate and graduate studies in all the fields of arts, science, and other specialized fields of knowledge. The Deanship of Graduate Studies has a vision which is "To Provide Pioneer graduate programs including PhD and Masters programs and to insureexcellent academic outputs". Its mission is "To create an environment conducive to graduate programs and pioneering research, facilitate interaction with relevant stakeholders to advance knowledge and fulfill the developmental needs of society". KAU has currently 110 graduate studies programs which include : 6 Graduate Diplomas, 56 Taught/Thesis Master Programs, 35 Taught/Research Projects Master Programs, and 14 PhD Programs .

University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #334
  • 2014
    #=360
  • 2015
    #334
  • 2016
    #=303
  • 2017
    #=283
  • 2018
    #=267
  • 2019
    #=231
  • 2020
    #=186
  • 2021
    #143
  • 2022
    #109

Ranking criteria

57.7
Overall
41.3
Academic Reputation
65.7
Employer Reputation
68.9
Faculty Student Ratio
63.8
Citations per Faculty
99.5
International Faculty Ratio
56.3
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
32,034

16%
84%

International students
6,821

31%
69%

Total faculty staff
4,054

1862
2192

Total students
32,034

16%
84%

International students
6,821

31%
69%

Total faculty staff
4,054

2192
1862
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Campus locations

P.O.Box 80200, Abdulla Alsulaiman Rd, Jeddah, SA,

P.O.Box 80200 , Jeddah , Western Region , Saudi Arabia , 21589

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