King Saud University
Top 86%20 points
Top 86%
Key facts and rankings

King Saud University: 15 facts and highlights

1. year established

The university's long history can indicate excellent traditions and more resources. Source: university's official website, 2017.

2. US News rank

The U.S. News World's Best Universities rankings, based on the QS World University Rankings, evaluated schools in countries such as the United Kingdom, Australia, China, and more, and identified these to be the world's top universities. Source: U.S. News, 2017.

3. ARWU rank

The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) uses six objective indicators to rank world universities, including the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals, number of highly cited researchers selected by Thomson Scientific, number of articles published in journals of Nature and Science, number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index - Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index, and per capita performance with respect to the size of an institution. Source: ARWU, 2017.

4. enrolled students

Enrolled students include both undergraduate and graduate students. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

5. medical facilities

Source: university's official website, 2017.

6. graduate students

A high number of Masters and PhD students can indicate that the university has a research focus. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

7. undergraduate students

Undergraduate education is an education level taken in order to gain one's first tertiary degree. When you're studying at bigger university you have better possibilities of networking and usually an access to better resources. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

8. campus size

Campus size in square kilometers. Source: university's official website, 2017.

9. endowment

A financial endowment is a transfer of money and/or property donated to an institution. In the United States, the endowment is often integral to the financial health of educational institutions. Alumni or friends of institution sometimes contribute capital to the endowment. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.

10. enrolled international students

The percentage of international students among all students show if the university is attractive abroad and the level of diversity. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

11. Has university dormitories

The university has its own halls of residence available for students. These can provide an exciting social life, and sometimes work out cheaper than private accommodation.
King Saud University
80% have it

12. Has a museum

Source: university's official website, 2017.
King Saud University
78% have it

13. Is a member of the Ivy League

The Ivy League is an athletic conference composed of sports teams from eight private institutions of higher education in the Northeastern United States. The conference name is also commonly used to refer to those eight schools as a group. The term Ivy League also has connotations of academic excellence, selectivity in admissions, and social elitism. Source: university's official website, 2017.
King Saud University
5% have it

14. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.

15. companies established by graduates

With a high number of companies established by graduates, you can assume that the faculty encourages entrepreneurship. Source: Forbes Global 2000, 2017.

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