College of Medicine

Academic Partnership: PHI Partners Healthcare International

Affiliated Hospitals: KFSHRC King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, SFH Security Forces Hospital, and KSMC King Saud Medical City.

Collaboration with local hospitals for student training and selected internship: Ministry of Health (Al Amal, KFMC King Fahad Medical City) — Private (Al Habib, Kingdom, Al Meshary and others)

International collaborations for clinical rotations student and faculty training & research: GWU George Washington University, Sheerbrook, Ranch Loss Amigos, Miami University, and others.

Affiliated bodies for research activity & educational support: Arabio, Siemens Al Anoud Foundation

Community Services: Alzhimers and Breast Cancer.

College of Business

Educational Partners: ILM Institute of Leadership & Management, IFS Institute of Finance

College of Engineering

Academic Partners: Queens University Belfast, Auburn University

Industrial collaborations for research, curriculum development, student competitions and faculty & students exchange: Boeing, Thales, Saudi Aramco, KACST King Abdulaziz City for Science & Technology, AREVA, Lockheed Martin, ABB Saudi Arabia, Masdar Institute UAE, Microsoft, Shell, KAUST King Abdullah University for Science & Technology.

College of Science & General Studies:

Jacksonville State University, USA


MoE General Accreditation Granted to the university's four colleges.

MOHE Approval of Study Plans & Final License Granted for the entirety of its programs, including bachelors and masters for both genders.

NCAAA Accreditations (Institutional) Submitted and under process.


Research & Graduate Studies, A Priority at Alfaisal University Research is at the core of Alfaisal University with generous funding and state-of-the-art labs with the most advanced techniques and methods employed enhancing the ability to produce high quality and multi-disciplinary research papers that are published by faculty and student in highly reputable journals.

  • The total external research funding awarded in 2013-2014 reached 12,903,450 SAR. This total includes 187,500 SAR for five student research projects funded by Boeing, as well as a one-time additional grant of 187,500 SAR for extra projects.
  • Alfaisal University ranked 1st in the Kingdom with the highest average citation impact of 1.46 for clinical medical & health sciences papers according to the Thomson Reuters Indicators Report.
  • The SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) places Alfaisal University 2nd in Kingdom in Research Excellence. The SJR indicator which is a measure of high quality output of research institutions is based on the excellence of scientific journals as documented in the Scopus database (Elsevier B.V.)
  • Currently there are four active graduate programs at Alfaisal University: Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBS) with its three tracks Molecular & Cell Biology (MCB), Infection Control (IC) and Clinical Embryology & Reproductive Biology (CERB). There is also the Masters in Radiological & Imaging Sciences (MRIS)