General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1998
Abbreviation KKU
Teachers 4,666
Students 34,349
Foreigners 10%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia
World ranking 609
Country ranking 5
Quality of teaching 235
International Faculty 30
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 609
QS World University Rankings 566
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة الملك خالد
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King Khalid University (KKU) - public higher education institution in Saudi Arabia. KKU became active in 1998. The university has an urban campus in Abha.

University ranking. King Khalid University positioned itself in the top 10 universities of Saudi Arabia. Despite being one of the youngest educational institutions, King Khalid University it ranks 5 in the national ratings of Saudi Arabia. King Khalid University is in the top 5% according to the international rankings.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The enrollment is based on the exam 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. The students of the university can also receive their degree online.

The composition of the university. King Khalid University is classified as a large university with more than 34,000 concurrent students. The admission committee accepts the applications from foreign citizens. Foreigners make about 10% of all students. The academic staff consists of more than 4 thousand specialists. 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: Youtube.

Infrastructure of KKU. The university has a dedicated library.
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