The application and admissions process at KFU is managed by the Admission Department in the Deanship of Admission and Registration to ensure the effective and efficient implementation of the process. This process includes the capability of ensuring that equal opportunity policies are secured, that transfer of any credits previously gained are managed, that grant applications for non-Saudi students are accepted in accordance with the regulations and rules of the University, and that documents and certificates are checked and translated as necessary. In conjunction with the MIS and student record system, the Deanship retains accurate records of each student at all stages of their program of study.

Admissions process
Each applicant will need to make their application online using the University’s website (Banner system) and this will be considered by the Deanship of Admission and Registration. The University Council determines number of the students who may be admitted the succeeding year, based on proposals of the College Councils and other related departments and coordinated in the Deanship of Admission and Registration.

A number of colleges have introduced preparatory or foundation year programs to ensure that students have the knowledge and skills to succeed in their higher education studies. These courses are not considered part of a higher education program.
The higher education program that follows a preparatory year must meet all the credit hour requirements for a program in that field, excluding any credits that may have been gained during that preparatory or foundation program.

Admission requirements
The following requirements have been stipulated for the admission of the new student:-