College of Medicine

Academic Partnership: PHI Partners Healthcare International

Affiliated Hospitals: KFSHRC King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, (SMC) Specialized Medical Centre,(KSMC) King Saud Medical City, (AMC) AlDara Medical Corporation in collaboration with Henry Ford Health System, (PSMMC) Prince Sultan Military Medical City, (PMAH) Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, (KFMC) King Fahad Medical City, (HMG) Sulaiman Al-Habib Medical Group, and Riyadh Care Hospitals

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 Pharmacy

Academic Partners: Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston, USA, Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences (SIPBS), University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK and King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre.

College of Business

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

College of Engineering

Academic Partners: MIT, USA; AGH University, Poland; Queens University-Belfast, UK; Auburn University, USA

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)