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Highest Ranking Medical Colleges In Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is hailed as one of the finest countries in the Arabian Peninsula. While most of the geographical terrain of the country is covered with dessert and lowlands, it has a fairly decent medical education to vouch for.

Studying medicine in Saudi Arabia is quite popular due to the high-tech laboratories and research facilities available in the nation.

So, for all those interested in a 5-year medical curriculum, here is a list of top-notch universities that are equipped with the best of education and competent staff.

  1. Alfaisal University
    This private university is often tagged as one of the best medical schools in the nation. The college has its curriculum designed in close collaboration with Harvard Medical International, which boasts of both education and research. With a medical syllabus that includes three interconnected phases, Alfaisal University is open to both foreign and local students alike.
  2. King Saud University
    Established in 1957 King Saud University is one of the highest-ranked medical schools in the country. Located in Riyadh the institute houses 40% of students out of which 7% belong to the international category. What makes the university different is that it follows a strict bifurcation of both genders. With a dedicated research center, opportunities for practical training, and lectures by international experts, candidates can learn about the trade faster.
  3. King Abdulaziz University
    King Abdulaziz University is reputed for being one of the first medical institutes in Saudi Arabia. The center of learning was established in 1977 and has since carried out the legacy in the best possible way. Like many other universities across the nation, the KAU campus has separate sections for both males and females to study. The school of medicine however leads the other medical institutes in the country in terms of curriculum and learning opportunities.
  4. King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
    This one here is a public university operating in the ever-bustling nation of Saudi Arabia. One factor that sets the institution apart is that it has a string of 14 colleges between Riyadh and Jeddah. While the college of medicine helps students to become qualified physicians, the clinical skills lab gives much-needed exposure. The university also adopts the model of problem-based learning which is a pre-requisite now. With high-quality education and qualified teachers, the college helps fuel your medical dreams further.
  5. University of Damman
    It is yet another top-medical school in the princely province of Damman. Also regarded as one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the University of Damman is preferred by students all across the globe. One of the prime factors of the institute is it offers specializations in courses such as nursing, clinical pharmacy, public health, and occupational medicine. Apart from this, the center of learning has a strong network connection with the universities of Arizona, which benefits students in their academic courses.
  6. King Khalid University
    The center of learning is formed due to the merger between two universities in 1998. Since then on the college has held onto the top spot for being the best medical school in the nation. King Khalid University also has a College of Medicine which dedicates funding to extensive medical research. All this together has made the institute a top choice for local and international students.
  7. King Faisal University
    King Faisal University is another one of the public institutes in Saudi Arabia which specializes in medical sciences. Established in 1975 the university has evolved by introducing specializations in pediatrics and internal medicine. Apart from that, the college houses the Center of Excellence in Hematological Disease which is also a rare feat to achieve.

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