Al Yamamah University

Al Yamamah University Ranking

country rank: 36
world rank: 8429

University Overview

Al Yamamah University ranking, founded in 2001, is a for-profit private higher education school situated in the suburbs of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Al Yamamah University ranking (YU) is a modest (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational Saudi Arabian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education. Al Yamamah University (YU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, and master degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Saudi Arabian higher-education school, which is 19 years old, has a selective admission process based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. This Saudi Arabian higher education school is fairly selective, with acceptance rates ranging from 70 to 80 percent. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Students have access to a library, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services at YU.

Al Yamamah University Ranking

University Identity

Name Al Yamamah University
Acronym YU
Founded 2001
Colours Orange and black

University Location

Address Al-Qassim Road, 2km south of Special Security Forces Riyadh 11512 Riyadh Saudi Arabia
Tel +966 (1) 224 2222
Fax +966 (1) 224 1111

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Al-Qassim Road, 2km south of Special Security Forces Riyadh 11512 920003998

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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