King Abdulaziz University

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Coordinates: 21°29′38″N 39°15′1″E / 21.49389°N 39.25028°E / 21.49389; 39.25028

King Abdulaziz University (KAU)
جامعة الملك عبد العزيز
Endowment US$1 billion
Administrative staff
Undergraduates 40,000
Postgraduates 2,000
Location Jeddah, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
Campus Both urban and rural
Nickname KAU
Website official website
University Stadium
University Yard
Medicine Faculty
Empty classroom (king abdulaziz university, 2006).jpg
Classroom with TV cameras, for Remote teaching

King Abdulaziz University (KAU) (Arabic: جامعة الملك عبد العزيزǧāmiʿat 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.[1] in 1974 King Abdulaziz University was converted to a public university by a resolution of the Council Ministers of Saudi Arabia.

Faculty of Engineering[edit]

College departments:

These programs are accredited by ABET as Substantially Equivalent Programs since 2003.[2]

College of Earth Sciences, University of King Abdul Aziz [1]

College of Marine Sciences at the University of King Abdul Aziz [2]

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