Princess Nora bint Abdulrahman University is the largest women-only university in the world. It is composed of 32 campuses and a new library capable of holding 4.5 million volumes.The university was founded as the first College of Education for Women in 1970. King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz launched the building of the world’s largest and most modern women’s institution of higher education in a self-contained higher education city. A new campus dedicated May 2011 can accommodate 60,000 students and 12,000 employees. It has a 300‑bed teaching hospital and research centers for nanotechnology , information technology, and bioscience.