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Alfaisal University

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world rank  5507

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Established in 2007, the Alfaisal University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Riyadh (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Saudi Arabia, Alfaisal University is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational Saudi Arabian higher education institution. Alfaisal 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 17-year-old Saudi Arabian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 60-69% making this Saudi Arabian higher education organization a moderately selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Alfaisal University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Alfaisal University's Control Typeprivate


Alfaisal University's Entity Typenon-profit


Alfaisal University' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized


Alfaisal University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratemoderately selective

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) جامعة الفيصل
Founded 2007
Motto Faith, Knowledge and Performance
Colours Blue and gray
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University Location

Address PO Box 50927
11533 Riyadh
Saudi Arabia
Alfaisal University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Alfaisal University Phone Number +966 (1) 440 1626
Alfaisal University Fax Number +966 (1) 440 1626

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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 Alfaisal 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 Alfaisal 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 Alfaisal 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 Alfaisal University.

Alfaisal University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(18,225 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(18,225 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(18,225 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(18,225 Euro)

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Admission Information

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

Alfaisal University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Alfaisal University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

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

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Alfaisal University's acceptance rate range is 60-69% making this institution a moderately selective higher education institution.

Alfaisal University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

Alfaisal University has more than 900 international students.

Alfaisal University's Admission Office Admission Office

Office of Admissions, Alfaisla University
Riyadh 50927
(1) 2157829

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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 Alfaisal University.

Alfaisal University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Alfaisal University has an enrollment range of 2,000-2,999 students making it a small-sized institution.

Alfaisal University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 200-299 academic employees (Faculty).

Alfaisal University's Control Type Control Type

Alfaisal University is a private higher education institution.

Alfaisal University's Entity Type Entity Type

Alfaisal University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Alfaisal University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

Alfaisal University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Alfaisal University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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

Alfaisal University's Library University Library

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Alfaisal University's Housing University Housing

Not reported

Alfaisal 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 Alfaisal University's main services:

Alfaisal 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.

Alfaisal University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

Alfaisal University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Alfaisal University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Alfaisal University's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

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.

Alfaisal University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Alfaisal 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 Alfaisal University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • National Commission for Assessment and Academic Accreditation (NCAAA)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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

  • 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


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 Alfaisal 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

Alfaisal University's Facebook page Alfaisal University's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

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

YouTube YouTube

Alfaisal University's YouTube channel Alfaisal University's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram


LinkedIn LinkedIn

Alfaisal University's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


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