Ranking  5339      33
Country Saudi Arabia
City Riyadh
Bachelor (foreigners)12,500 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)12,500 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)12,500 USD/year.
Master (citizens)20,000 USD/year.
Cost of living $456-850 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 80%
Official Website
General information
Finance type For-profit
Organization type Private
Established 2001
Abbreviation YU
Teachers 299
Students 2,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Suburban
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia
World ranking5339
Country ranking33
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking5339
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
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 اليمامة
old Al Yamamah University
Al-Yamamah University (YU) - private profit higher education institution in Saudi Arabia. YU was officially founded in 2001. Inside the city of Riyadh the university has built its own suburban campus. Al-Yamamah University is, without a doubt, one of the most prestigious universities of Saudi Arabia sitting comfortably among the top 30 universities of the country.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The admission board requires applicant’s academic performance certificate and examination results. After submitting the required documents more then (80 percent of applicants receive their letters of acceptance. Keep in mind that when applying to YU the ratio of accepted students may vary depending on the popularity of the chosen program. The academic year is divided into semesters. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 12,500 USD per year. A master’s degree of YU will cost a student a significant sum of 12,500 USD per year. In addition, part of the cost can be covered by university scholarships. On the official website (http://www.yu.edu.sa) of the university you can find a more accurate information regarding the tuition fees of different programs.

The composition of the university. Al-Yamamah University is quite small, with 3000 students attending its classes. Both citizens and foreigners are able to apply. The teaching staff is 299 specialists. During studies the students have the opportunity to participate in the international exchange programs. You can meet the students by following the university on social media: Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of YU. The students have access to the university’s library.

Al-Yamamah University - Official Description

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