King Saud University

4.1 out of 5 (35 ratings / 29 reviews) Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
KSU aims to disseminate and promote knowledge in Saudi Arabia, widening its base of scientific and literary expertise, maintaining a competitive edge with other nations in the fields of Arts and Sciences, and contributing to discovery and invention. 

Master's Programmes

About

History

Establishing Saudi Arabia’s first university was a response to the educational and professional needs of a young nation. Abdulaziz Al-Saud, proclaimed the King in 1932, and began laying the foundations for modernizing his country and establishing an educational system. 

Education

Our mission is to provide distinctive education, produce creative research, serve society and contribute in building the knowledge economy and community through learning, creative thinking environment, the optimal use of technology and effective international partnership.

Research

The Research Chairs Program at KSU completes the scientific research apparatus in important scientific and technological fields, promotes research to world-class standards, and helps foster a knowledge-based society.

It is the vision of King Saud University that KSU’s significant reforms should be internationally visible and contribute to the university’s world recognition. Therefore, they proposed and are currently implementing a well structured, visionary and pragmatic work plan in order to achieve the University aim in becoming a research-led institution.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2021
101 50
2020
151
2019
151
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2022
277 10
2021
287 -6
2020
281
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2022
351 50
2021
401 100
2020
501
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2022
-
2021
312 20
2020
332
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Housing services

Housing  Services Department is one of the most important departments in Corporate of Support Services Department at King Saud University Medical City.  

We oversees 4 housing compounds and accommodates at least 3.000 residents at any given time, and we are committed to provide KSU-MC employees with safe, clean, secure and comfortable accommodations, and to ensure a better social environment for all our residents on all levels by providing high quality services, activities and events, in addition to setting high performance standards on an ongoing basis.

Library services

Sophisticating library services to the best level possible while overcoming all the difficulties that lie or potential.

Student Life

Student clubs

Student Clubs  are important gatherings in which students discover and develop their talents. In addition, they encourage student ingenuity and creativity. The clubs are technical, cultural, social, sportive and artistic centers that give the students the opportunity to practice these activities inside and outside the University. The clubs encourage students to disclose their creativity and present their achievements to become assets to their country.

Student Reviews

my path to my happiness
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

as a foreign we do not get the same treatment nor prizes

how is microbiology study at king Saud university
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The study and plan is very unique since it teaches two sides of microbiology clinical and ecological and industrial the one thing I didn't like is the title after graduation since it is from college of science

Early bird gets the worm
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

My study experience at KSU has been very challenging, due to COVID-19 and quarantine for almost two years now we have been taking online courses which allowed me to succeed in some areas and others where I needed to work on more. Saudi Arabia is infamous for its lack of public transportation which leads to having the need to arrange car transportation whenever I need to be...

Riyadh, Ar Riya, Saudi Arabia

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