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The top five universties in Middle East

1. King Abdulaziz University:

King Abdulaziz University was established in 1967 in Jeddah on the banks of the Red Sea. The university was named after the founder of Saudi Arabia, King Abdul-Aziz Al-Saud. It was initially established as a private university but was converted to a public university in 1974.

Students who attend the university receive free education and housing. It has a comprehensive learning program across faculties, including the arts and humanities, science and technology, and medicine. The university also offers some courses that are unavailable at any other university in Saudi Arabia, such as marine science, meteorology, and astronomy. 

King Abdulaziz University adheres to Islamic regulations by having separate campuses for men and women, each equipped with a library and athletic and recreational facilities.  

2. Alfaisal University :

Alfaisal University is a private non-profit research institute, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
The university is still fairly young, having been established in 2002. Some 67 percent of the students are from Saudi Arabia and the remaining 33 percent come from 40 other nations. 

Five colleges make up the university: medicine, engineering, business, science and general studies, and pharmacy.

3. United Arab Emirates University:
The United Arab Emirates University is the oldest university in the UAE, having been founded in 1976. 

Students come from all seven Emirates (Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras Al-Khaimah, Sharjah, Umm Al-Quwain) plus 59 other countries, with international students making up a quarter of the entire student body. 

Some 90 percent of undergraduate programs at the university include an internship and many students gain their first jobs with the organization that they completed their internship with. 

4. Khalifa University:

Khalifa University is located in Abu Dhabi, UAE, with another campus in Sharjah.
The university is just over a decade old, founded in 2007 by a decree issued by UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

There are eight undergraduate engineering programs and seven graduate degree programs. 

The university has plans to build a new campus near the current campus in Abu Dhabi. This new campus will house a medical school, state-of-the-art labs, a student hub, and sporting facilities.  

5. Jordan University of Science and Technology:

The Jordan University of Science and Technology is a state-supported university in northern Jordan. 
The campus is divided into two sections. The first is the Medical Faculties Complex, comprising the faculties of dentistry, medicine, nursing, applied medical sciences, pharmacy, and science and arts.

The second section is the Engineering Faculties Complex, which contains the faculties of agriculture, computer and information technology, engineering, architecture and design, and veterinary medicine. Each complex also has its own library.

The number of international students at the university has continued to increase since the university was established, with students now coming from more than 60 countries.

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