More about King Saud University

King Saud University (KSU) is one of the leading research and teaching universities in West Asia. It was founded in 1957 and since then has achieved regional and international eminence, consistently posting high score in university rankings.

The university offers a full range of undergraduate, professional and postgraduate programmes and is especially strong in Medicine, Life Sciences, Chemistry and Engineering. It has achieved many notable successes in research and innovation and its faculty now includes many renowned international experts. Its regional and international presence has been enhanced through many agreements and collaborative projects with major world universities and research institutions.

KSU has played a significant role in the economic, social and political life of Saudi Arabia and its neighbors. Its alumni include many of the Kingdom’s business, academic and political leaders.

KSU does not charge tuition fees and offers attractive scholarships to Saudi and international students.

Key statistics

  • 40,404
    Number of Students
  • 13.4
    Student to Staff Ratio
  • 7%
    Percentage of International Students
Collected during World University Rankings on 28th Sep 2016

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