Kuwait University

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world rank  1990

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University Overview

Founded in 1966, Kuwait University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Kuwait City (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Al Asimah. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Kuwait, Kuwait University (KU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Kuwait 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 52 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name
Name جامعة الكويت
Acronym KU
Founded 1966
Motto My God, grant me more knowledge (Qur’an, 20:114)

University Location

Address PO Box 5969, Safat
Kuwait City (population range: 50,000-249,999)
13060 Al Asimah
Kuwait
T +965 2481 1188
F +965 2484 8648

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
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 Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Kuwait University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Higher Education, Kuwait


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 February 2019