University of Prince Mugrin

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University of Prince Mugrin
Type Public university
Established 2017;1 year ago (2017)
Location Madinah , Saudi Arabia
Website Official website

University of Prince Mugrin is located in Madinah , Saudi Arabia. It was founded in 2017. [1] [2]

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References

  1. "People of Madinah celebrate Prince Muqrin University inauguration". arbanews. 16 February 2017. Retrieved 5 October 2017.
  2. "Prince Muqrin University will not forego martyrs' sons". Arabnews. 15 February 2017. Retrieved 5 October 2017.