Founded in 1975, King Faisal University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in Al-Ahsa, Eastern Province. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia, King Faisal University (KFU) is a large (enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. King Faisal University (KFU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 41 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 80-90% making this Saudi Arabian higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. KFU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.