King Abdul Aziz University
King Abdulaziz University (KAU) is a public university in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
King Abdulaziz University (KAU) was founded in 1967 as a private university by a group of businessmen led by Muhammad Bakhashab and including author Hamza Bogary. It was named after the country's first monarch, King Abdul Aziz ibn Saud.
In 1973, KAU joined the Saudi public universities' system. At the time, KAU had only 1,500 students and 200 faculty members. However, the university quickly grew in size and prestige.
In 1975, KAU established its first medical college. In 1977, the university established its first engineering college. In 1980, KAU established its first graduate college.
KAU is a coeducational university, and it attracts students from all over Saudi Arabia and the world. The university has a strong international reputation, and it has partnerships with universities all over the world.
KAU is a major contributor to the economic and social development of Saudi Arabia. The university produces graduates who are highly sought-after by employers in both the public and private sectors. KAU also conducts research that helps to solve some of the country's most pressing challenges.
KAU continues to grow and develop today. The university is committed to providing its students with a world-class education and to conducting research that makes a real difference in the world.
Based on the QS World University Rankings of 2023, King Abdul Aziz University is positioned as the #106 top university in the world, which makes it the #1 top university in Saudi Arabia. The university's global rank is improved by 3 points from last year.
|University Name||King Abdul Aziz University|
|Name in Local Language||جامعة الملك عبد العزيز|
|Colors||Blue and white|
|Address||PO Box 80208, Jeddah, Makkah, Saudi Arabia|
|Phone||+966 (2) 640 0000|
|Fax||+966 (2) 695 1996|
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Programs and Courses
|Bachelor's Degrees||Master's Degrees||Doctorate Degrees||Diplomas|
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|Medicine & Health||n/a||n/a|
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|International Students Allowed||Yes|
|Student Body||Men and Women|
|Admission Info||Click here|
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