With a population of 1.377 million, Bahrain has the oldest public education system in the Arabian Peninsula with an area of 765.3 km². It has a total literacy rate of 95.7%.
The first institution of higher education in Bahrain, the Gulf Polytechnic, was established in 1968 as the Gulf Technical College. In 1984 Gulf Polytechnic merged with the University College of Art, Science, and Education (UCB), founded in 1979, to create a national university offering Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees among the top universities in Bahrain. To date, new private universities in Bahrain were established.
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