Northern Borders University

country rank  27
world rank  5390

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University Overview

Founded in 2007, Northern Borders University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Arar (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Northern Borders. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Rafha, Turayf. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia, Northern Borders University (NBU) is a medium-sized (EduListing enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Northern Borders University (NBU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Name جامعة الحدود الشمالية
Acronym NBU
Founded 2007

University Location

Address PO Box 1321
Arar (population range: 250,000-499,999)
73222 Northern Borders
Saudi Arabia
T +966 (4) 664 4014
F +966 (4) 664 4014
Other locations Rafha, Turayf

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Northern Borders University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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