King Abdulaziz University (KAU)

King Abdulaziz University, Rabigh, Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia

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King Abdulaziz University (KAU) (Arabic: جامعة الملك عبد العزيز‎‎ ǧāmiʿat al-malik ʿabd al-ʿazīz) was founded in 1967 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Designed by English architect John Elliott, it had 2,000 faculty and more than 37,000 students in 2000/2001. Established initially as a private university by a group of businessmen led by Sheikh Muhammad Abu Bakr Bakhashab Pasha and including the writer Hamza Bogary. in 1974 King Abdulaziz University was converted to a public university by a resolution of the Council Ministers of Saudi Arabia. In 2016, it was ranked the top Arab university by Times Higher Education.

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Endowment: US$1 billion

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Students: 180212

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Male students 43 : 57 Female students

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