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. 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. 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://www.imamu.edu.sa/sites/en/Pages/default.aspx) with the desirable faculty in mind.

The composition of the university. 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.
Ranking   596   4
Country Saudi Arabia
City Riyadh
Bachelor (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
 
266 USD/year.
Master (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
 
266 USD/year.
Bachelor (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
 
1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
 
1,000 USD/year.
Living expenses $456 -850 USD/month
Acceptance Rate 80.00%
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
Admission Based 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 ranking 596
Country ranking 4
Quality of teaching 154
International Faculty 53
International Students 314
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 596
QS World University Rankings 551
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
Total 456 850
Accommodation in Riyadh USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 158
Shared room in city centre 223
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 258
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 374
Alternative title
English Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University
Russian Исламский университет Мухаммада ибн Сауда
Arabic جامعة الإمام محمد بن سعود الإسلامية
German Islamische Universität Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud
French université islamique Imam Muhammad ibn Saud
Japanese アルイマーム・ムハマンド・ビン・サウード・イスラーム大学
Chinese 伊瑪目穆罕默德伊本伊斯蘭大學
ms Universiti Islam Imam Muhammad bin Saud
ca Universitat Islàmica Imam Muhammad ibn Saud
kk Имам Мұхаммад ибн Сауд Ислам Университеті
id Universitas Islam Imam Muhammad bin Saud
fa دانشگاه اسلامی امام محمود بن سعود
bn ইমাম মুহাম্মদ ইবনে সৌদ ইসলামি বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
ur جامعہ الامام محمد بن سعود الاسلامیہ
ka იმამ მუჰამედ იბნ საუდის ისლამური უნივერსიტეტი
tl Al-Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University
tg Донишгоҳи исломии имом Муҳаммади Ибни Саъуд
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