A total of 69 ranked universities are found in the Middle East. These are led by King Abdulaziz University (KAU) in Saudi Arabia. KAU ranks 109th in the world in 2022 after an impressive 34 position jump this year. Saudi Arabia claims a total of 14 universities this year.
Egypt has the second highest number of entries, with 13 schools featured. The United Arab Emirates also performs well, with 10 universities featuring, including two new entries. Lebanon has eight.