Alfaisal University

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Alfaisal University
جامعة الفيصل
Template:Logo of Alfaisal University
MottoFaith, Knowledge and Performance[citation needed]
TypePrivate non-profit university
ChairmanKhalid bin Faisal Al Saud
PresidentMohammed Alhayaza
Academic staff
Location, ,
24°39′50.4108″N 46°40′34.5066″E / 24.664003000°N 46.676251833°E / 24.664003000; 46.676251833
Colors     Blue and      purple

Alfaisal University is a private, nonprofit, research institute of higher education located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.[2]

Founded in 2002 by the King Faisal Foundation as a nonprofit student-centered university, Alfaisal University opened its doors and admitted its first 80 students in 2008. Alfaisal's total enrollment now exceeds 2500. The enrollment is 67% Saudi National with the remaining 33% being students from over 40 other nations. The total number of faculty is nearly 200 with international faculty from 31 countries. The Board of Trustees includes representatives from five firms, four international firms, and a representative from the Ministry of Education.[citation needed]

College of Medicine[edit]


  • Anatomy & Genetics
  • Family & Community Medicine
  • Biochemistry & Molecular Medicine
  • Biostatistics & Epidemiology
  • Microbiology & Immunology
  • Pediatrics.
  • Medicine
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiological Sciences
  • Surgery, Obstetrics & Radiology

Graduate programs[edit]

  • Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBS)
  • Master of Radiological and Imaging Sciences (MRS)
  • Master of Genetic Counseling (MGC)
  • Master of Public Health (MPH)

College of Engineering[edit]


  • Architectural Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Software Engineering

Graduate programs[edit]

  • Master of Science Program in Engineering & Systems Management (MEM)

College of Business[edit]


  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Project Management

Graduate programs[edit]

  • MBA General
  • MBA Finance
  • MBA Health Management

Executive education[edit]

  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Chartered Financial Analyst ( CFA)
  • Management Excellence Program (MEX)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
  • Real Estate Finance & Investment

College of Science & General Studies[edit]


  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Department of Life Sciences
  • Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
  • Department of Physics
  • Alfaisal University Preparatory Program (AUPP)



  • Master of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology (MNT)
  • Master of Biomedical Science (MBS) - (Collaboration with College of Medicine)


  • B.Sc in Life Science

College of Pharmacy[edit]


  • Doctor of Pharmacy

Notable people[edit]

  • Maher Alodan, Vice President for Research & Graduate Studies

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "About Alfaisal".
  2. ^ "Announcement of Academic Programs".