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King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals

Saudi Arabia

608th US-News World Ranking

KFUPM Background and History

Located in Dhahran, the eastern province of Saudi Arabia, KFUPM was established in 1963 and is one of the largest public university in Saudi. Its primary focus is on the areas of Petroleum and Minerals which is two of the most abundant resources in the kingdom.

KFUPM Programs Courses and Schools

KFUPM offers Master of Science, Master of Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy and many Bachelor degrees. The university has more than 8000 undergraduate students, 800 Academic staff and more than 1500 postgraduate students. It has 33 Academic departments with a student-faculty ratio of 14:3:1. It has 51 graduate programs.

KFUPM Campuses

The main university campus is located at Dhahran and has research centers, housing, and recreation centers. It has tie-ups with various industries involved in the Oil and Gas sector and is instrumental in providing the right talent to the industry.

KFUPM  Achievements

KFUPM is ranked 1st in the Arab World in the QS rankings. It is ranked 6th in the world in universities granted US utility patents. It was ranked as one of the best 400 universities in the world according to Academic rankings. It holds 216th rank in QS World University Rankings.

KFUPM USP

It is worlds best university for learnings in the field of Petroleum and minerals. It has a big endowment and the research contributes to the oil & gas industry worldwide.

KFUPM Notable Alumni

Some of the notable alumni of KFUPM are Abdulaziz bin Salman- minister of petroleum, Saud Bin Khalid AL Faisal- Deputy Governor of SAGIA, Bandar Bin Khalid – Chairman of Sama Airlines

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University Stats

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9500

Students

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8000

Undergraduates

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1500

Postgraduate

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800

Faculty Strength

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11

Student Faculty Ratio

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SR
36000

Living Cost

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2.5

Avg. GPA

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27

Avg. IB

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60
%

Avg. Percentage

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6

Avg. IELTS

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450

Avg. GMAT

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299

Avg. GRE

* All cost are in SAR