Key Performance Indicators

Alfaisal University One of World's Top 200 Institutions under 50 Years Old & Ranked Number 18 among Millennials.


2016 US News

Alfaisal University ranked 12th out of 125 institutions in Arab Region & 5th in Kingdom as Best Arab Universities. Medical School 5th best in Region

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QS University Rankings for Arab Region 2015

Alfaisal ranked 1st in Kingdom for second year in row in number of citations per paper

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Nature Index 2016

Showed Alfaisal University ranking 3rd & 5th in national & regional collaborations, respectively. Nature 532, S19–S21 (28 April 2016)

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Times Higher Education 2016

Alfaisal ranked 4th out of 4 in Kingdom. Had highest International Outlook score


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Research Output

(Alfaisal University affiliation from Scopus)
Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Target
Publication per Year

2

27

55

64

141

164

188

220

274

320

Cumulative Total Publ

4

31

86

150

291

455

643

863

1,137

1457

Number of Citations per Yr

0

5

89

217

524

1053

1752

2310

3101

4200

Cum Total Citations

6

11

100

317

841

1894

3636

5956

9,057

13,257

Numb Publ/FT Fac/Yr (est)

0.1

1

1.2

1

1.3

1.3

1.1

1.5

1.7

1.8

Total Cit/Total Publ

1.5

0.4

1.2

2.1

2.9

4.2

5.5

6.6

7.4

9.1



Patents
Year
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
Patent Applic/Pre-Granted/yr

1

1

2

3

5

Granted/yr

1

0

1

1

0

Cum Total Applic/Pre-Granted 

1

2

4

7

12

Cum Total Granted

1

1

2

3

3