|Title||On the ABET accreditation of academic programs and rankings of universities in Saudi Arabia|
|Authors||Ulla Faiz, M. and Almutairi, M.S.|
In this article, the status of higher education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is discussed in terms of ABET accreditation of academic programs and regional and world rankings of universities. The article first presents all currently ABET-accredited academic programs at various degree levels in Saudi higher educational institutions in 2021. The article then compares the world rankings of Saudi universities from 2015 to 2021, according to the four most widely observed world university ranking systems. In addition, the article also compares the regional rankings of Saudi universities in Asia and the Arab region from 2015 to 2021, according to the Times Higher Education and Quacquarelli Symonds, respectively. Finally, the article presents the Saudi universities featuring in the top 200 and top 500 lists of the four most widely observed world university ranking systems from 2015 to 2021.
|Conference||2021 World Engineering Education Forum/Global Engineering Deans Council (WEEF/GEDC)|
|Published online||04 Jan 2022|
|Journal||Proceedings of 2021 World Engineering Education Forum/Global Engineering Deans Council, WEEF/GEDC 2021|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||https://doi.org/10.1109/weef/gedc53299.2021.9657262|
|Web address (URL)||http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85124801017&partnerID=MN8TOARS|