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Education in Saudi Arabia



The kingdom of Saudi Arabia was established in the year 1932. At that time, education in Arabia was meant only for children belonging to the rich class. But Saudi Arabia education system
has greatly developed in the recent years. It aims at providing quality education to one and all.

There are a number of schools, colleges, universities and academic institutes in Saudi Arabia, that have been established in the recent times. Around 25,00 schools and 11 universities have been set up in the kingdom. King Saud University is the first university that was set up in the year 1957 at Riyadh. Saudi Arabia education offers courses in the various branches of art and science.

Some of the famous schools in Saudi Arabia are:
  • Dhahran Academy Elementary School
  • Dhahran British Grammar School
  • Taif Academy
  • Jubail Academy International School
  • Yanbu International School
  • Dhahran Academy Junior High School
  • Asir Academy

Some of the popular colleges and academic institutes of Saudi Arabia include:
  • Effat College
  • Naif Arab Academy for Security Sciences
  • Institute of Banking
  • The College of Teachers at Al Jouf
  • Institute of Public Administration
  • Islamic Saudi Academy
Some of the popular universities of Saudi Arabia are:
  • King Saudi University
  • King Fahd University
  • Islamic University
  • Umm AL- Qura University
  • King Abdul Aziz University
  • King Fahd University for Petroleum and Minerals
  • Imam University