Established in 2001, Al Yamamah University is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large city of Riyadh (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia, Al Yamamah University (YU) is a small (enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Al Yamamah University (YU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 15 years old HE 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. YU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.