King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other names: University of Petroleum and Minerals.
First degree/qualification: Bachelor's degree (4 years excluding preparatory year).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Cumulative grade point average of 3.0/4.0.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year bachelor's degree (excluding preparatory year).
Documents required: Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded.
Description: Instituted in l963. A non-credit preparatory year is required before beginning undergraduate program. The secondary education certificate (12 years of education) and an entrance examination are the usual admission requirements.
Rank in class and semester/cumulative grade point averages reported on transcript.
Language of instruction: English.
Master's: 2 years after bachelor's degree; by coursework, examination and thesis.
Ph.D.: 3 years after master's degree; by coursework, examination and dissertation.
Last updated: May 09, 2005