King Saud University
King Saud University

Continente: Asia

Country: Saudi Arabia

Address: King Saud University, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia

Web Site: www.ksu.edu.sa



About King Saud University:

King Saud University is a public university in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, founded in 1957 by King Saud bin Abdulaziz as Riyadh University, as the first university in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The university was created to meet the shortage of skilled workers in Saudi Arabia. It was renamed King Saud University in 1982. The student body of KSU today consists of 40,000 male and female students, 7% of which are international. The female students have their own disciplinary panel, and there is a center supervising the progress of female students, either personally by female faculty members or by male faculty members via a closed television network. The university offers courses in the natural sciences, the humanities, and professional studies, and many courses are tuition-free. The medium of instruction in undergraduate programs is English and Arabic depending on the chosen major. Among Arab universities, its medical programs are highly regarded.



World University Rankings

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World University Rankings - - - - - - 421 453 414 370 318 296

ByField

Field 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agriculture - - - - - - - - - 235 166 157
Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 151 150
Life Sciences - - - - - - - - - - 269 246
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - - - 401-450 351-400
Natural Sciences - - - - - - - - - - 301-350 301-350
Social Sciences - - - - - - - - - - - -

BySubject

Subject 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agricultural Sciences - - - - - - - - - 222 160 160
Chemistryical Engineering - - - - - - - 226 191 138 81 86
Chemistry - - - - - - - - - 185 130 132
Civil Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 124 117
Computer Science - - - - - - - - - - 106 82
Electrical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 190 153
Environment / Ecology - - - - - - - - - - - -
Geosciences - - - - - - - - - - - -
Materials Science - - - - - - - - - - 168 156
Mathematics - - - - - - - - - - - 77
Mechanical Engineering - - - - - - 127 203 234 215 164 157
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - - - 182 144 186 161 139 106 97
Physics - - - - - - - - - - - -
Plant & Animal Science - - - - - - - - - - 104 99