Visiting/Non-Degree Students

There are countless reasons to come to Alfaisal University as a Visiting Student or Non-Degree Student. No matter what brings you here, you will be surrounded by the kind of opportunities, experiences, and people that can only be found in the heart of the state of art campus of Alfaisal University.

Visiting Students Criteria

Alfaisal University welcomes visiting students for a maximum of two consecutive semesters. To apply as a visiting student you must fulfil the following requirements:

  1. Letter of permission from your current university that includes the courses you plan to take at Alfaisal University.
  2. Minimum of 30 credit hours attended in a recognized college or University.
  3. Minimum GPA of 2.5 out of 4 or 3 out of 5.
  4. Proof of English Proficiency Test.
  5. Official Transcripts.
  6. Advanced payment of full tuition fees.
  7. For Non –Saudi students, a valid Iqama and health insurance.

Non-Degree Students Criteria

An undergraduate non-degree student takes credit bearing courses but does not pursue a baccalaureate degree. Non-degree students register for courses on a space available basis. Alfaisal University degree candidates have first priority for registration. Non-degree students must demonstrate course pre-requisites and may need approval from the respective department of the College. As a non-degree student, you may take up to 24 credits in this status.Non-degree students are not eligible for financial aid. Alfaisal University welcomes Non- degree students for a maximum of two consecutive semesters and must fulfil the following requirements:

  1. Proof of English Proficiency Test.
  2. Official High school transcript and Quadrat, Tahseely, or SAT.
  3. Non-degree students cannot register for a course without fulfilling its pre-requisites.
  4. Students who have college credits or have completed a college degree must submit an official college transcript.
  5. A Non-Degree student is allowed to register for a maximum of 12 CHs in Fall or Spring semester, and 9 CHs in Summer semester, on the condition that the student does not exceed more than 24 CHs in both semesters.
  6. Advanced payment of full tuition fees.
  7. For Non –Saudi students, a valid Iqama and Proof of health insurance Application Fee.

A non-refundable 500 SR application fee is required for all applicants. The application fee will be collected at the time of application.

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Alfaisal University
P.O. Box 50927
Riyadh 11533
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Tel: 920 000570 (Local)
Tel: +(966) 11 215 7777 (International)
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