King Abdulaziz University

201–250 th
World University Rankings 2020
54 th
University Impact Ranking 2019
25 th
Young University Rankings 2017

About King Abdulaziz University

King Abdulaziz University (KAU) was established in 1967 in the city of Jeddah by the Red Sea as a private university bearing the name of the founder of Saudi Arabia, King Abdul-Aziz Al-Saud, in order to serve the needs of higher education in the Western Region of Saudi Arabia.  In 1973, KAU joined the Saudi public universities’ system. Since then KAU has gained successful experience and pioneered many academic systems and traditions in the development of higher education in the Kingdom. KAU has further witnessed tremendous quantitative and qualitative progress in terms of enrollment and diversity of academic programs. It is now recognized as a world-class prestigious university brought about by its international outreach and collaboration in research, innovation, accreditations and rankings. It does this while continues to maintain its traditional commitment to deliver outstanding education and community service.

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Key statistics

  • 54 : 46
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 21%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 32,853
    Number of FTE Students
  • 7.9
    No. of students per staff
Based on data collected for the (1) 2020 World University Rankings