Al Baha University

country rank  27
world rank  5088

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University Overview

Established in 2006, Al Baha University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Al Baha (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Al Bahah. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Biljurashi, Al Mukhwah, Al Mandag. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia, Al Baha University (BU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Al Baha University (BU) 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.

University Identity

Name جامعة الباحة
Acronym BU
Founded 2006

University Location

Address PO Box 1988
Al Baha (population range: 250,000-499,999)
65431 Al Bahah
Saudi Arabia
T +966 (7) 727 4111
F +966 (7) 727 4264
Other locations Biljurashi, Al Mukhwah, Al Mandag

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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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 Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 700-799
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019