Admissions Criteria

Review Criteria Based On Education System.

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Direct Admissions Criteria for Saudi Curriculum

Certificate Type

Entry Requirements

Business

Engineering

Science

Medicine

High School

90/100

90/100

90/100

98/100

Qudurat

75/100

75/100

75/100

85/100

Tahseely

--

75/100

75/100

85/100

English Language Proficiency Test (One of)

TOEFL IBT

61

61

61

79

OOPT

B2

B2

B2

C1

IELTS

6.0

6.0

6.0

6.5

Personal/(Technical) Interview

--

--

--

Pass


*The University offers an English placement test for those who have not taken the TOEFL or IELTS. Once you apply, your test date & time will be scheduled.

Entry Requirements for University Preparatory Program (UPP):

Applicants who do not meet direct Admissions requirements can join UPP at Alfaisal University. This program will enable you to improve English language proficiency and academic skills. Those who successfully finish UPP will join Alfaisal University. To get accepted in UPP, you must meet the following criteria:


UPP Admissions Criteria for Saudi Curriculum

Certificate Type

Entry Requirements

Business

Engineering

Science

Medicine

Pharmacy

High School

85/100

85/100

85/100

90/100

85/100

Qudurat

70/100

70

70

80/100

75

Tahseely

--

70

70

80/100

75

English Language Proficiency Test (One of)

TOEFL IBT

45

45

45

45

45

OOPT

B1

B1

B1

B1

B1

IELTS

5.0

5.0

5.0

5.0

5.0

Personal/(Technical) Interview

--

--

--

Pass

--


*The University offers an English placement test for those who have not taken the TOEFL or IELTS. Once you apply, your test date & time will be scheduled.

Note: If the applicant has taken the Qudurat & Tahsili, he/she can apply with them. Please review the Saudi Curriculum Criteria to see if you’re applicable.

Direct Admissions Criteria for American Curriculum

Certificate Type

Entry Requirements

Business

Engineering

Science

Medicine

High School

90/100

90/100

90/100

98/100

SAT I Test (before 2016)

1400/2400

1400/2400

1400/2400

1600/2400

SAT I Test (After 2016 )

1000/1600

1000/1600

1000/1600

1200/1600

**SAT II ((In Two Subjects Related to Selected Major)

--

450/800

--

650/800

            English Language Proficiency Test (One of)

TOEFL IBT

61

61

61

79

OOPT

B2

B2

B2

C1

IELTS

6.0

6.0

6.0

6.5

Personal/(Technical) Interview

--

--

--

Pass


**Accepted SAT II Subjects Are: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Math II
*Home schooling is not accepted at Alfaisal University.
*The University offers an English placement test for those who have not taken the TOEFL or IELTS. Once you apply, your test date & time will be scheduled.

Entry Requirements for University Preparatory Program (UPP):

Applicants who do not meet direct Admissions requirements can join UPP at Alfaisal University. This program will enable you to improve English language proficiency and academic skills. Those who successfully finish UPP will join Alfaisal University. To get accepted in UPP, you must meet the following criteria:


Note: If the applicant has taken the Qudurat & Tahsili, he/she can apply with them. Please review the Saudi Curriculum Criteria to see if you’re applicable.


           UPP Admissions Criteria for American Curriculum

Certificate Type

Entry Requirements

Business

Engineering

Science

Medicine

Pharmacy

High School

85/100

85/100

85/100

90/100

85/100

SAT I Test (before 2016)

1200/2400

1200/2400

1200/2400

1400/2400

1300/2400

SAT I Test (After 2016 )

800/1600

800/1600

800/1600

1000/1600

900/1600

**SAT II (In Two Subjects Related to Selected Major)

--

--

--

550/800

500/800

                 English Language Proficiency Test (One of)

TOEFL IBT

45

45

45

45

45

OOPT

B1

B1

B1

B1

B1

IELTS

5.0

5.0

5.0

5.0

5.0

Personal/(Technical) Interview

--

--

--

Pass

--



**Accepted SAT II Subjects Are: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Math II
*Home schooling is not accepted at Alfaisal University.
*The University offers an English placement test for those who have not taken the TOEFL or IELTS. Once you apply, your test date & time will be scheduled.


Note: If the applicant has taken the Qudurat & Tahsili, he/she can apply with them. Please review the Saudi Curriculum Criteria to see if you’re applicable.


Direct Admissions Criteria for British Curriculum

Certificate Type

Entry Requirements

Business

Engineering

Science

Medicine

High School

Applicant should obtain a 12th grade report card

Two Subjects in A2 Level Related to Selected Major

Not Required

Not Required

Not Required

A,A

Two Subjects in AS Level Related to Selected Major

B,B

B,B

B,B

A,A

Four Subjects in GCSE Level Related to Selected Major

A,A,B,B

A,A,B,B

A,A,B,B

A,A,B,B

                  English Language Proficiency Test (One of)

TOEFL IBT

61

61

61

79

OOPT

B2

B2

B2

C1

IELTS

6.0

6.0

6.0

6.5

Personal/(Technical) Interview

--

--

--

Pass

*The University offers an English placement test for those who have not taken the TOEFL or IELTS. Once you apply, your test date & time will be scheduled.
*Home schooling is not accepted at Alfaisal University.

Entry Requirements for University Preparatory Program (UPP):

Applicants who do not meet direct Admissions requirements can join UPP at Alfaisal University. This program will enable you to improve English language proficiency and academic skills. Those who successfully finish UPP will join Alfaisal University. To get accepted in UPP, you must meet the following criteria:


Note: If the applicant has taken the Qudurat & Tahsili, he/she can apply with them. Please review the Saudi Curriculum Criteria to see if you’re applicable.


UPP Admissions Criteria for British Curriculum

Certificate Type

Entry Requirements

Business

Engineering

Science

Medicine

Pharmacy

High School

Applicant should obtain a 12th grade report card

Two Subjects in A2 Level Related to Selected Major

Not Required

Not Required

Not Required

B,B

Not Required

Two Subjects in AS Level Related to Selected Major

B,B

B,B

B,B

A,B

B,B

Four Subjects in GCSE Level Related to Selected Major

B,B,B,B

B,B,B,B

B,B,B,B

B,B,B,B

B,B,B,B

                     English Language Proficiency Test (One of)

TOEFL IBT

45

45

45

45

45

OOPT

B1

B1

B1

B1

B1

IELTS

5.0

5.0

5.0

5.0

5.0

Personal/(Technical) Interview

--

--

--

Pass

--



*The University offers an English placement test for those who have not taken the TOEFL or IELTS. Once you apply, your test date & time will be scheduled.
*Home schooling is not accepted at Alfaisal University.

Note: If the applicant has taken the Qudurat & Tahsili, he/she can apply with them. Please review the Saudi Curriculum Criteria to see if you’re applicable.


Direct Admissions Criteria for International Baccalaureate Curriculum

Certificate Type

Entry Requirements

Business

Engineering

Science

Medicine

High School

Applicant should obtain a 12th grade report card

IB High Level (HL) in Three Subjects Related to Selected Major

4-4-4

4-4-4

4-4-4

5-6-6

IB Diploma Total

26

26

26

30

                          English Language Proficiency Test (One of)

TOEFL IBT

61

61

61

79

OOPT

B2

B2

B2

C1

IELTS

6.0

6.0

6.0

6.5

Personal/(Technical) Interview

--

--

--

Pass

*The University offers an English placement test for those who have not taken the TOEFL or IELTS. Once you apply, your test date & time will be scheduled.



Entry Requirements for University Preparatory Program (UPP):

Applicants who do not meet direct Admissions requirements can join UPP at Alfaisal University. This program will enable you to improve English language proficiency and academic skills. Those who successfully finish UPP will join Alfaisal University. To get accepted in UPP, you must meet the following criteria:

Note: If the applicant has taken the Qudurat & Tahsili, he/she can apply with them. Please review the Saudi Curriculum Criteria to see if you’re applicable.


UPP Admissions Criteria for International Baccalaureate Curriculum

Certificate Type

Entry Requirements

Business

Engineering

Science

Medicine

Pharmacy

High School

Applicant should obtain a 12th grade report card

IB High Level (HL) in Three Subjects Related to Selected Major

3,3,4

3,3,4

3,3,4

5,4,4

3,4,4

IB Diploma Total

24

24

24

26

24

                  English Language Proficiency Test (One of)

TOEFL IBT

45

45

45

45

45

OOPT

B1

B1

B1

B1

B1

IELTS

5.0

5.0

5.0

5.0

5.0

Personal/(Technical) Interview

--

--

--

Pass

--

*The University offers an English placement test for those who have not taken the TOEFL or IELTS. Once you apply, your test date & time will be scheduled.

Direct Admissions Criteria for Other International Curriculums

Applicants from other international curriculums must take any of the above listed system entrance exams and submit documents that prove that they finished high school (12 years of study) in their home countries and have their high school documents’ evaluation completed in the Saudi Ministry of Education. Applicants will be evaluated based on their high school performance and interviews by perspective colleges. They must also meet any of the English requirements as specified below.

Other International Systems

Entry Requirements

Business

Engineering

Science

Medicine

                               English Language Proficiency Test (One of)

TOEFL IBT

61

61

61

79

OOPT

B2

B2

B2

C1

IELTS

6.0

6.0

6.0

6.5

Personal/(Technical) Interview

--

--

--

Pass

*The University offers an English placement test for those who have not taken the TOEFL or IELTS. Once you apply, your test date & time will be scheduled.


UPP Admissions Criteria for Other International Curriculums

Applicants from other international curriculums must take any of the above listed system entrance exams and submit documents that prove that they finished high school (12 years of study) in their home countries and have their high school documents’ evaluation completed in the Saudi Ministry of Education. Applicants will be evaluated based on their high school performance and interviews by perspective colleges. They must also meet any of the English requirements as specified below.

Entry Requirements for University Preparatory Program (UPP):
Applicants who do not meet direct Admissions requirements can join UPP at Alfaisal University. This program will enable you to improve English language proficiency and academic skills. Those who successfully finish UPP will join Alfaisal University. To get accepted in UPP, you must meet the following criteria:

Other International Systems

Entry Requirements

Business

Engineering

Science

Medicine

pharmacy

                                 English Language Proficiency Test (One of)

TOEFL IBT

45

45

45

45

45

OOPT

B1

B1

B1

B1

B1

IELTS

5.0

5.0

5.0

5.0

5.0

Personal/(Technical) Interview

--

--

--

Pass

--



*The University offers an English placement test for those who have not taken the TOEFL or IELTS. Once you apply, your test date & time will be scheduled.



University Preparatory Program (UPP) Exit Criteria

Students applying to Alfaisal

A UPP student must fulfill the following requirement (according to the chosen college) in order to be eligible for Admissions to Alfaisal.

Requirement Type Description

English Level

Students must score TOEFL ITP 500+ (or TOEFL iBT = 60+, IELTS = 6.0+)

Required Grades

No course grade of "F"

Cumulative GPA

Students must pass all the required courses with a Cumulative  GPA  3.2/4.0

Required English

Complete English Level 8

Required Science Courses

Finish Chemistry 2 & Human Structure & Function 2 and Introduction to Biochemistry with minimum grade of B

Required Algebra Courses

Finish Algebra 2 with a minimum grade of C

Interview

Interview (selective)

Completion

Finish successfully the UPP within one Academic Year (Fall and Spring only)

*Note: Minimum passing grade in all other courses must be C
Requirement Type Description

English Level

Students must score TOEFL ITP 500+ (or TOEFL iBT = 60+, IELTS = 6.0+)

Required Grades

No course grade of "F"

Cumulative GPA

Students must pass all the required courses with a Cumulative  GPA  2.5/4.0

Required English

Complete English Level 8

Required Science Courses

Chemistry 2, Human Structure & Functions 2 and  Physics with a minimum grade of C

Required Mathematics Course

Finish Pre-Calculus 2 with a minimum grade of C

Completion

Finish the UPP-CoSGS pathway program within 1 academic year.

*Note: Minimum passing grade in all other courses must be C
Requirement Type Description

English Level

Students must score TOEFL ITP 500+ (or TOEFL iBT = 60+, IELTS = 6.0+)

Required Grades

No course grade of "F"

Cumulative GPA

Students must pass all the required courses with a Cumulative  GPA 2.5/4.0

Required English

Complete English Level 8

Required Science Courses

Finish Chemistry 2, Pre-Calculus 2, & Physics 2 Introduction to Engineering Innovation with minimum grade of C

Completion

Finish the UPP-CoE pathway program within 1 academic year

*Note: Minimum passing grade in all other courses must be C

Requirement Type Description

English Level

Students must score TOEFL ITP 500+ (or TOEFL iBT = 60+, IELTS = 6.0+)

Required Grades

No course grade of "F"

Cumulative GPA

Students must pass all the required courses with a Cumulative  GPA 2.5/4.0

Required English

Complete English Level 8

Required Business

Finish Introduction to Business with a minimum grade of C

Required Algebra

Finish Intermediate Algebra 2 with a minimum grade of C

Completion

Finish the UPP-CoB pathway program within 1 academic year

*Note: Minimum passing grade in all other courses must be C

Requirement Type Description

English Level

Students must score TOEFL ITP 500+ (or TOEFL iBT = 60+, IELTS = 6.0+)

Required Grades

No course grade of "F"

Cumulative GPA

Students must pass all the required courses with a Cumulative  GPA 2.5/4.0

Required English

Complete English Level 8

Required Science Courses

Finish Chemistry 2 &  Human Structure & Function 2 Principles  of Biochemistry  with minimum grade of C+

Interview

Interview (selective)

Completion

Finish successfully the UPP within one Academic Year (Fall and Spring only)

*Note: Minimum passing grade in all other courses must be C