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King Faisal University

College of Computer Sciences & Information Technology


 Computer & Information Technology is by far the largest & fastest growing industry in the world. Demand for high performance computing is a driving force for developments in all aspects of business & education. At the same time, computers have become an integral part of many large systems that require sophisticated control, including automobiles, medical instrumentation, telecommunication systems & factory automation. Computers play a major role in many of today's exciting new technologies, including consumer products, interactive multimedia & high-speed computer networks. The development of these applications requires skillful professionals qualified in both hardware & software design. As a result of this increased demand for highly skilled graduates in Information

College Establishment

 College of Computer Science & Information Technology (CCSIT) in King Faisal University (KFU) was established in 2003.

College Vision

An energetic college of excellence in teaching and research that promotes national human capital development in IT.


College Mission

 Promoting state-of-art teaching and research in the field of IT; by capitalizing resources, creating a competitive environment for carrying out novel interdisciplinary research that serves the university’s identity and community, establishing partnerships and collaborations nationally and internationally.


CCSIT Goals (Based on KFU Goals):

  1. Excellence in learning and teaching in all fields of CS and IT
  2. Applicative, collaborative, and recognized research in key CCSIT areas
  3. Continuing development of CCSIT faculty and staff
  4. Improving CCSIT resources, facilities and infrastructure
  5. Lifelong learning opportunities in all fields of CS and IT
  6. An effectively and efficiently run CCSIT organization
  7. Benefiting community through IT based solutions