Students Applying to Alfaisal University Directly from School


If you have just finished high school and would like to apply for an undergraduate course at Alfaisal, follow the simple 3 steps outlined below:

Note: Prospective students who have graduated from abroad should attest their certificates from education council in Saudi Embassies at the country of study.


- If the applicant has graduate from any educational system and has the Saudi requirements he/ she can apply with.
- For MOE scholarship applicant must apply with Saudi system requirements.


Click on your school education system to review the entry requirements for direct admission.

+SAUDI CURRICULUM

Entry Requirements for University Preparatory Program (UPP):

Students who did not meet direct admission requirements can join UPP at Alfaisal University. This program will enable students to improve English language proficiency and academic skills. Students who successfully finish UPP will join Alfaisal University. To get accepted in UPP, a student needs to achieve the following criteria:

 

UPP Admission Criteria for Saudi Curriculum

Certificate Type

Entry Requirements Score

Business

Engineering

Science

Medicine

pharmacy

High School

85/100

85/100

85/100

90/100

85/100

Qudurat

73/100

73

73

80/100

75

Tahseely

--

73

73

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

--


*Applicants who do not have TOEFL or IELTS can sit for an English proficiency test offered at Alfaisal University once they apply.


+AMERICAN CURRICULUM

Entry Requirements for University Preparatory Program (UPP):

Students who did not meet direct admission requirements can join UPP at Alfaisal University. This program will enable students to improve English language proficiency and academic skills. Students who successfully finish UPP will join Alfaisal University. To get accepted in UPP, a student needs to achieve the following criteria: 

 

UPP Admission Criteria for American Curriculum

Certificate Type

Entry Requirements Score

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)

--

500/800

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
The University offers an English placement test.


+BRITISH CURRICULUM

Entry Requirements for University Preparatory Program (UPP):

Students who did not meet direct admission requirements can join UPP at Alfaisal University. This program will enable students to improve English language proficiency and academic skills. Students who successfully finish UPP will join Alfaisal University. To get accepted in UPP, a student needs to achieve the following criteria:

 

UPP Admission Criteria for British Curriculum

Certificate Type

Entry Requirements Score

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

A,B

A,B

B,B

A,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.
*Home schooling is not accepted at Alfaisal University

+INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE (IB) CURRICULUM

Entry Requirements for University Preparatory Program (UPP):

Students who did not meet direct admission requirements can join UPP at Alfaisal University. This program will enable students to improve English language proficiency and academic skills. Students who successfully finish UPP will join Alfaisal University. To get accepted in UPP, a student needs to achieve the following criteria: 


UPP Admission Criteria for International Baccalaureate Curriculum

Certificate Type

Entry Requirements Score

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

3,4,4

3,4,4

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.

**Qudrat and Tahsely grades are accepted as explicit in the Saudi system.

+OTHER CURRICULUM

Entry Requirements for University Preparatory Program (UPP):

Students who did not meet direct admission requirements can join UPP at Alfaisal University. This program will enable students to improve English language proficiency and academic skills. Students who successfully finish UPP will join Alfaisal University. To get accepted in UPP, a student needs to achieve the following criteria: 


UPP Admission Criteria for other international system Curriculum

Certificate Type

Entry Requirements Score

Business

Engineering

Science

Medicine

pharmacy

High School GPA

Average

Above Average

Above Average

Above Average

Above Average

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)

--

500/800

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
The University offers an English placement test.




University Preparatory Program (UPP) Graduates 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.


+COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
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 Finish 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

+COLLEGE OF SCIENCE & GENERAL STUDIES
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

Finish English

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

+COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

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

Finish English

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

+COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

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

Finish English

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

+COLLEGE OF PHARMACY

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

Finish 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

  • 1. Prepare a scanned copy from all the required documents mentioned in the following link:

  • 2. Pay 500 SAR as admission fee and prepare electronic/scanned receipt (non refundable), bank details as follows:

    Bank Details:

    Saudi British Bank (SABB)
    Alfaisal University
    A.C. No. 154 000 111 002
    IBAN NO: SA39 4500 0000 1540 0011 1002



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Non-Saudi students who do not have Iqama (residency permit from Saudi Government) need to apply at Alfaisal University for admission before July 21st, 2016 in order to have enough time to issue a student visa before Fall Semester starts. The University cannot guarantee issuing student visa after this date.

Note: Applicants for Colleges (Science, Business and Engineering) whom their high school certificates are 5 years or older should pass Alfaisal’s Admission Committee for their application to be accepted. However, applicants for College of Medicine whom their high school certificates are 5 years or older will not be accepted as per MoE’s regulations.



1. Complete the online Admission Application Form , you need to sign up for a new account using a valid email address so you can be able to complete the process. All notifications will be communicated via email messages.

2. If all the requirements are completed, An e-mail will be sent to the student within 3 working days.

3.If not, then the student will be notified and will be given 2 weeks to complete all the requirements before a reply is sent to him / her.

For any help/issue while completing the admission form, please feel free to contact Student Affairs helpdesk


Office of Admissions

Alfaisal University
P.O. Box 50927
Riyadh 11533
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
TOLL FREE: 920000570




1. Please check the FAQ's page

2. Student Affairs Helpdesk

3. Call our TOLL Free No: 920000570