Alfaisal University

country rank  29
world rank  5494

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University Overview

Established in 2007, Alfaisal University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Riyadh (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia, Alfaisal University is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Alfaisal University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 11 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Saudi Arabian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة الفيصل
Founded 2007
Motto Faith, Knowledge and Performance
Colours Blue and gray

University Location

Address PO Box 50927
Riyadh (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
11533 Riyadh
Saudi Arabia
T +966 (1) 440 1626
F +966 (1) 440 1626

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Office of Admissions, Alfaisla University
Riyadh 50927
+966 (1) 2157829

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 500-999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Alfaisal University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Commission for Assessment and Academic Accreditation (NCAAA)


  • International Space University (ISU)
  • King Faisal Specialist Hospital (KFSH)
  • King Abdul-Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST)
  • Saudi Organization for Industrial Estate and Technology Zones (SOIETZ)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018