Kingdom University

country rank  7
world rank  8813

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University Overview

Established in 2002, Kingdom University is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Riffa (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Southern Governorate. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Bahrain, Kingdom University (KU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Kingdom University (KU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 16 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Bahraini higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة المملكة
Acronym KU
Founded 2002
Motto Paves your way to excellence
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address Building 296, Road 3903, Block 939, 5th floor
Riffa (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
40434 Southern Governorate
T +973 13300001
F +973 13300003

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Building 296, Road 3903, Block 939, G floor
Riffa 40434
+973 13300001

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 500-999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 50-99
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Education, Bahrain

Year of first Accreditation


  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • Association of Arab Private Institutions for Higher Education (AAPIHE)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018