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7 Saudi Universities Top in 2022 Shanghai Rankings

Saudi Gazette report

Riyadh Seven Saudi universities are among the top 1,000 universities in the world in the 2022 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as the Shanghai Rankings. The number of Saudi Arabian universities in the Shanghai ranking jumped from four in 2019 and six in 2021 to seven in 2022, he said.

King Saud University (KSU) in Riyadh and King Abdulaziz University (KAU) in Jeddah have secured their place among the world’s top 150 universities for the second time, according to the latest edition of the rankings.His KSU, the top university in Saudi Arabia, ranked his 121stst Among the world’s universities, KAU was ranked 149thth World wide. King Saud University is 21 places away from the authoritative ranking of the top 100 universities in the world.

The ranking includes King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Taif University, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, and King Khalid University among the world’s top 1,000 institutions for the first time. Last year it was the highest ranked university, but this year Prince Satam bin Abdulaziz University made the list for the first time.

The 2022 ARWU Rankings are published by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy. Since 2003, ARWU has annually published the world’s top universities based on transparent methodology and objective third-party data. It is recognized as the pioneer and most authoritative of the world’s university rankings. This year, more than 2,500 institutions were scrutinized and his 1,000 best universities in the world were announced.

As a global classification body, ARWU ranks the world’s universities according to a series of criteria and criteria, including quality of teaching, faculty efficiency, scientific research output, and institutional size.

The ranking results confirmed the efforts made over the past few years to contribute to the achievement of the strategic objectives of Saudi Vision 2030 and the continuation of educational successes that reflect the excellence achieved by the Kingdom’s universities.

ShanghaiRanking Consultancy is one of the three most important ranking agencies in the world. Saudi Arabian universities also make impressive progress in his two other institution rankings. There are 16 universities in the QS World University Rankings 2023 compared to 9 universities in 2019 and 22 universities in the British Times Higher Education classification compared to 3 Saudi universities in 2019.

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