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Effat University

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world rank  6724

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Founded in 1999, the Effat University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Jeddah (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Makkah. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Saudi Arabia, Effat University is a very small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Saudi Arabian higher education institution. Effat University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 25-year-old Saudi Arabian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Effat University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Effat University's Control Typeprivate


Effat University's Entity Typenon-profit


Effat University' Size by Total Enrollmentvery small-sized


Effat University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) جامعة عفت
Founded 1999
Motto Aspire to Achieve
Colours Black and blue
Video Presentation

n.a.; please submit an official Effat University general video presentation.

University Location

Address PO Box 34689
21478 Makkah
Saudi Arabia
Effat University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Effat University Phone Number +966 920 003 331
Effat University Fax Number +966 12 637 7447

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Effat University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Effat University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Effat University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Effat University.

Effat University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,499 US$
(9,110-11,390 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(18,225 Euro)
10,000-12,499 US$
(9,110-11,390 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(18,225 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Effat University's admission information.

Effat University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Effat University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Effat University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Effat University's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Effat University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Effat University has more than 200 international students.

Effat University's Admission Office Admission Office

PO Box 34689 Jeddah 21478
Jeddah 21478

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Effat University.

Effat University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Effat University has an enrollment range of 1,000-1,999 students making it a very small-sized institution.

Effat University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 100-199 academic employees (Faculty).

Effat University's Control Type Control Type

Effat University is a private higher education institution.

Effat University's Entity Type Entity Type

Effat University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Effat University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Effat University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Effat University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Effat University's main facilities:

Effat University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Effat University's Library

Effat University's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Effat University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Effat University's main services:

Effat University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Effat University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Effat University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Effat University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Effat University's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Effat University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Effat University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministry of Education of Saudi Arabia

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Effat University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • National Center for Academic Accreditation and evAluation (NCAAA)
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • National Architectural Accreditation Board (NAAB)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Effat University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU)
  • Institute of International Education (IIE)
  • Global Liberal Arts Alliance (GLAA)
  • Talloires Network
  • World Family Organization
  • International Association of University Presidents (IAUP)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • European Association for International Education (EAIE)
  • Association of International Educators (NAFSA)
  • Association of American International Colleges and Universities (AMICAL)
  • MA'AN Alliance/Network
  • CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG)
  • Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA)
  • American Council on Education (ACE)
  • United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI)

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Effat University 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Effat University's Facebook page Effat University's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Effat University's X (formerly Twitter) page Effat University's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Effat University's YouTube channel Effat University's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Effat University's Instagram page Effat University's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Effat University's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

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