King Saud University


Continente:
Asia
Country:
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
Address:
King Saud University, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia
Web Site:
www.ksu.edu.sa
King Saud University


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

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
World University Rankings - - - - - - 421 453 414 370 318 296 284 289 220

By Fields

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agriculture - - - - - - - - 235 166 157 160 159 99
Engineering - - - - - - - - - 151 150 147 132 110
Life Sciences - - - - - - - - - 269 246 261 256 176
Medicine - - - - - - - - - 401-450 351-400 301-350 351-400 351-400
Natural Sciences - - - - - - - - - 301-350 301-350 301-350 301-350 227
Social Sciences - - - - - - - - - - - - - 351-400

By Subjects

Subject 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agricultural Sciences - - - - - 222 160 160 148 134 88
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - 204 209 144
Chemistry - - - - - 185 130 132 150 125 89
Chemical Engineering - - - 226 191 138 81 86 88 105 70
Civil Engineering - - - - - - 124 117 99 88 215
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - 301-350 301-350 301-350
Computer Science - - - - - - 106 82 54 54 49
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - - -
Electrical Engineering - - - - - - 190 153 129 111 88
Environment / Ecology - - - - - - - - - - -
Geosciences - - - - - - - - - - -
Immunology - - - - - - - - 294 262 206
Materials Science - - - - - - 168 156 193 153 122
Mathematics - - - - - - - 77 124 67 43
Mechanical Engineering - - 127 203 234 215 164 157 187 188 170
Microbiology - - - - - - - - 216 252 236
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - 234 240 170
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - - - -
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - 182 144 186 161 139 106 97 97 85 57
Physics - - - - - - - - - - -
Plant & Animal Science - - - - - - 104 99 96 102 61
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - - -
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - - - 301-350
Space Science - - - - - - - - - - -
Energy Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 173
Environmental Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 112
Biomedical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -