AlMaarefa University

World University Rankings 2024
Impact Rankings 2023
Arab University Rankings 2023
P.O.Box 71666, Riyadh 11597, Saudi Arabia

About AlMaarefa University

Almaarefa University was established in 2009 in Riyadh, the Dariyah Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The university has three main colleges: medicine, pharmacy, and applied sciences, across which 10 bachelor of science undergraduate degrees are offered. The degree programmes range in duration from four to six years, most with a one-year internship included.

Four-year courses include: computer science, information systems, industrial engineering, health information systems, respiratory therapy, emergency medical services, anesthesia technology, and nursing. The five-year courses include pharmacy, and the six-year course is medicine and surgery.

There are several requirements to study at Almaarefa University, including an 80-90 per cent GPA, as well as English language skills proven through the Oxford test or equivalent. Students must also take a general aptitude test and scholastic achievement admission test before admission.

The university is located in Saudi Arabia’s capital city, Riyadh, located in the middle of the An-Nafud Desert.

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Key statistics

  • 19.0
    No. of students per staff
  • 2,873
    Number of FTE Students
  • 19%
    Percentage of International Students
  • n/a
    Proportion of ISR Publication
  • 58 : 42
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
Based on data collected for the (1) 2024 World University Rankings

Subjects taught at AlMaarefa University

  • Computer science

    • Computer Science
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Medicine & Dentistry
    • Other Health