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The College of Medicine in King Saud University was established as the first medical college in the Kingdom in 1967. One year later, King Abdul-Aziz University Hospital (which was established originally in 1956), became affiliated with the college and subsequently in 1981, King Khalid University Hospital and the new college building were established to became the main teaching campus and patient service facility.

To date, the college has graduated more than 4000 undergraduate students, 200 postgraduates students, and more than 700 graduates from different medical specialties fellowship programs. comimageThe College of Medicine in King Saud University was established as the first medical college in the Kingdom in 1967. One year later, King Abdul-Aziz University Hospital (which was established originally in 1956), became affiliated with the college and subsequently in 1981, King Khalid University Hospital and the new college building were established to became the main teaching campus and patient service facility.

To date, the college has graduated more than 4000 undergraduate students, 200 postgraduates students, and more than 700 graduates from different medical specialties fellowship programs. Graduates of this college are the current leaders of the medical sectors in Saudi Arabia in the ministry of health as well as all major hospitals and healthcare sectors in the Kingdom. Many graduates have also gone on to pursue postgraduate and fellowship training all over the world and have proven their excellence in all international programs with excellent pass rates in board exams and fellowships. They are all around the country serving patients and spreading the knowledge that they have gained.

To further testify for the leadership of this college and quality of its programs, it has been ranked 97th in the world in the Times QS ranking of world universities in the field of Medical and Biological Sciences in the year 2009.