What’s the best-ranked Arab university? King Abdulaziz University comes atop the 2021 QS and THE Rankings. It was established in 1967 as a private university in the Hijazi Red Sea city of Jeddah. In 1974, it was converted into a public one. Interestingly, students there receive free education and housing.
The university has a comprehensive learning program across faculties, including the arts and humanities, science and technology, and medicine. It also offers some unique courses such as marine science, meteorology and astronomy.