Al Yamamah University

country rank  35
world rank  8023

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University Overview

Established in 2001, Al Yamamah University is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the metropolis of Riyadh (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia, Al Yamamah University (YU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Al Yamamah University (YU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 18 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 70-80% making this Saudi Arabian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name جامعة اليمامة
Acronym YU
Founded 2001
Colours Orange and black

University Location

Address Al-Qassim Road, 2km south of Special Security Forces
Riyadh (population range: over 5,000,000)
11512 Riyadh
Saudi Arabia
T +966 (1) 224 2222
F +966 (1) 224 1111

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Al-Qassim Road, 2km south of Special Security Forces
Riyadh 11512
+966 920003998

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

Memberships and Affiliations

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 February 2019