Ranking  596      4
Country Saudi Arabia
City Riyadh
Bachelor (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)1,000 USD/year.
Master (citizens)1,000 USD/year.
Cost of living $456-850 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 80%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1953
Abbreviation IMAMU
Teachers 7,193
Students 56,368
Foreigners 14%
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Accreditation
• Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia
Affiliations
• Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
• Association of Arab University
• Islamic Universities league
Rankings
World ranking596
Country ranking4
Quality of teaching154
International Faculty53
International Students314
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking596
QS World University Rankings551
Cost of living in Riyadh
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 156 221
Food 130 234
Transportation 43 88
Communications and utilities 57 50
Clothing 22 84
Sports and leisure 48 174
Total456850
Accommodation in Riyadh USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre158
Shared room in city centre223
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre258
1 bedroom apartment in city centre374
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة الإمام محمد بن سعود الإسلامية
Al Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University (IMAMU) - public higher education institution in Saudi Arabia. IMAMU became active in 1953. The university has an urban campus in Riyadh.

University ranking. Al Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University is among the best educational institutions in Saudi Arabia, that is among the top 5 universities according to the national rankings. Al Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University is in the top 5% according to the international rankings.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The admission board requests both the certificate of previous academic performance and examination results. Upon review about(80%) of applicants receive a positive response. Traditionally the academic year is divided into semesters like in many other universities of Saudi Arabia. Studying bachelor’s at IMAMU is relatively inexpensive - only 1,000 USD per year. In order to obtain a master’s degree the student must spend about 1,000 USD per year. In addition to low tuition fees the university provides the students with extra financial assistance in the form of scholarships. The students of the university can also receive their degree online. It is important to check for current tuition fees on (http://imamu.edu.sa) with the desirable faculty in mind.

The composition of the university. Al Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University is among the largest universities that educates more then 56 thousand students. The admission committee accepts the applications from foreign citizens. The ratio is 1 foreign student to 7 local ones. More than 7 thousand teachers are employed by the university. A large number of teachers are foreign specialists. The university is an active participant of international programs aimed at academic exchange of students between the educational institutions. University’s social media profiles can give you more information about the students and current events: Flickr, Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of IMAMU. The students have access to the university’s library. Students can apply for a dormitory. It is worth noting that in addition to being a part of the Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW), the university also has a membership in the Association of Arab University and Islamic Universities league.

Al Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University - Official Description

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