Top Universities in Riyadh

Following are some of the top leading universities in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia):

King Saud University (KSU) - It is ranked 1st in Saudi Arabia and 186th in the world (Ranking Web of World Universities July 2011). The Shanghai Rankings, determined annually by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, rated King Saud University as the only Arab academic institution in their list of the top 500 universities in the world.

Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University - The University has for the third year running been ranked amongst the most world universities in the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities, ranked 3rd amongst Arab and Saudi universities and within the top hundred Asian universities in the world ranking. Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University has topped the QS World University Rankings of 2010. The rankings place the university in the top 600 universities globally and as the seventh regionally.

Prince Sultan University (PSU) - It is a non-profit institution established in Riyadh by Al-Riyadh Philanthropic Society for Science and licensed by the Ministry of Higher Education. PSU is the first private University in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Alfaisal University - Alfaisal's programs are modeled after programs taught in the West, such as the United States and the United Kingdom. The University has received its initial accreditation from MOHE.

Dar Al Uloom University - The University offers a broad range of programs for Saudi and international students. All the programs are of the highest quality and are accredited by the Saudi Ministry of higher Education.

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