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
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
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.
The following requirements have been stipulated for the admission of
the new student:-
Must obtain a secondary school certificate or equivalent from inside
or outside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The secondary school certificate should not be more than five years
old and the University Council may give exemption from this term if
there are good reasons.
Should be with good conduct and behaviour
Should successfully pass the interview conducted on behalf of the
Should be medically fit
Should obtain approval from his employer allowing him to study if he
is working at private or public sector.
Should fulfil any other terms fixed by the University Council
announced at the time of application.