Ranking  4782      31
Country Saudi Arabia
City Riyadh
Bachelor (foreigners)20,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)20,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)20,000 USD/year.
Master (citizens)20,000 USD/year.
Cost of living $456-850 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 70%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 2002
Teachers 199
Students 999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Accreditation
• Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia
Affiliations
• Partner Harvard Medical International (PHMI)
• OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW)
• Ministry of Higher Education
• International Space University (ISU)
• King Faisal Specialist Hospital (KFSH)
• Cambridge
• King Abdul-Aziz city for Science and Technology (KACST)
• Saudi Organization for Industrial Estate and Technology Zones (SOIETZ)
• French Aerospace company (THALES)
• Baud Telecom Company (BTC)
• Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC)
Rankings
World ranking4782
Country ranking31
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking4782
Cost of living in Riyadh
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 156 221
Food 130 234
Transportation 43 88
Communications and utilities 57 50
Clothing 22 84
Sports and leisure 48 174
Total456850
Accommodation in Riyadh USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre158
Shared room in city centre223
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre258
1 bedroom apartment in city centre374
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة الفيصل
old Alfaisal University
Al-Faisal University - private nonprofit higher education institution in Saudi Arabia. Al-Faisal University became active in 2002. Al-Faisal University has an urban campus in Riyadh. Many independent academic rankings put Al-Faisal University in the top 30 best universities in Saudi Arabia.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The admission board requests both the certificate of previous academic performance and examination results. Throughout the admission period more than 70 percent of applicants successfully enroll to the university. Nevertheless, in Al-Faisal University the ratio may vary dramatically depending on the study program. Traditionally the academic year is divided into semesters like in many other universities of Saudi Arabia. The tuition fees are quite steep. A year of bachelor studies at Al-Faisal University will cost you at least 20,000 USD. Those who wish to get their master’s degree here should be ready to spend at least 20,000 USD per year. Despite this the students can apply for scholarships provided by the university. More information regarding tuition, admission and programs is available on the official website http://www.alfaisal.edu.

The composition of the university. 1000 students attend Al-Faisal University which puts it in the group of small universities in the classification. The admission committee accepts the applications from foreign citizens. About 199 teachers and professors are employed by Al-Faisal University. The university is an active participant of international programs aimed at academic exchange of students between the educational institutions. University’s social media profiles can give you more information about the students and current events: Flickr, Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of Al-Faisal University. The university has a dedicated library. Al-Faisal University is a part of a few associations like - Partner Harvard Medical International (PHMI), OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW), Ministry of Higher Education, International Space University (ISU), King Faisal Specialist Hospital (KFSH), Cambridge, King Abdul-Aziz city for Science and Technology (KACST), Saudi Organization for Industrial Estate and Technology Zones (SOIETZ), French Aerospace company (THALES), Baud Telecom Company (BTC), Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC).

Al-Faisal University - Official Description

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