Study Abroad: 2024 Represents 84 Arab Universities in QS World Ranking

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2024 Represents 84 Arab Universities in QS World Ranking
The 2024 edition of the QS World University Rankings includes 84 universities from 15 Arab nations, four more than the previous year.

The new classification was released today by British higher education analytics firm QS Quacquarelli Symonds. It analyses 1,499 institutions in nations and territories all over the world.

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) continues to hold the top spot for a twelve-year running streak. The University of Oxford rises from fourth to third place. While the University of Cambridge maintains its hold on second place.

Saudi Arabia is the country with the most entries in the Arab world, with 16, followed by Egypt with 15 and the United Arab Emirates with 11. Despite a minor drop from 106th to 143rd position, King Abdulaziz University (KAU) is still the top-ranked Arab institution. Also, Saudi institutions continue to dominate the ranking.

34 Arab institutions kept their position from the previous year, while 26 moved up and 20 moved down. Fourteen institutions were listed among the top 500 worldwide. Including Hamad Bin Khalifa University, a brand-new entrant that debuted in position 310.

2024 Represents 84 Arab Universities in QS World Ranking

According to Jessica Turner, CEO of QS Quacquarelli Symonds, this year’s rankings demonstrate that each Arab nation has distinct strengths and chances for development.

Six measures that were previously utilised in rankings received new weights. 

Moreover, a suggestion made by professor-student ratios, research citation counts, academic and employer reputation scores, and the percentages of international faculty and international students. According to a poll of academics worldwide, academic reputation is the factor with the highest weight (30%).

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