General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Abbreviation KFU
Teachers 1,955
Students 32,094
Foreigners 1%
Religion None
Academic calendar Continuous
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Colors Green and blue
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Advance Knowledge through Creative Research directly benefitting the local Society and Environment
• Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia
• OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW)
World ranking699
Country ranking7
International Faculty42
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking699
QS World University Rankings667
Webometrics Ranking2139
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة الملك فيصل

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King Faisal University (KFU) - public higher education institution in Saudi Arabia.

King Faisal University - Description

King Faisal University was founded in 1975 (1395H) by royal decree with main campus in the city of Hofuf in Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia. The university was inaugurated by the late King Faisal Bin Abdulaziz. KFU is one of the oldest and admirable higher education and research public university in the nation. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, research centers, e-Learning and distance education. Covering a large genre of important specialties, KFU offers a total of 86 academic programs. 59 of these programs are undergraduate and 27 are graduate programs. Graduates of such programs earn degrees ranging from higher diploma to master degree. Students: KFU hosts a student population of 21870 in its undergraduate level main stream programs. 7011(32%) students are males and 14859(68%) are females. In addition, 42000 students (males and females) are enrolled in distance and e-learning education programs. Together the total figure of undergraduate student enrollment at KFU is 32870. Student enrollment in postgraduate programs at KFU is 523. Faculty: A total number of 1245 comprises the faculty population at KFU. 790 or 64 % are males and 455 or 36% are females. Saudi Faculty are 689 (55%), with 386 (56%) males and 303 (44%) females. Covering a large...
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