King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

country rank  8
world rank  1882

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University Overview

Founded in 2009, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology is a non-profit private higher education institution located in Thuwal, Makkah. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational higher education institution. King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 9 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name جامعة الملك عبد الله للعلوم والتقنية
Acronym KAUST
Founded 2009
Motto Through Inspiration, Discovery

University Location

Address PO Box 6900
Thuwal (population range: Not reported)
23955 Makkah
Saudi Arabia
T +966
F +966

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 250-499
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 50-99
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to King Abdullah University of Science and Technology's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia

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Academic Structure

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018