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ALMAAREFA UNIVERSITY

Location

AlMaarefa University, Diriyah Saudi Arabia

Ranking

# 51-60Arab Region Rankings

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10Undergraduate programs

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3Postgraduate programs

International

687International students

About ALMAAREFA UNIVERSITY

Al Maarefa University (UM) is a private institution of higher education established to address crucial needs in key domains for national development. The university plays a vital role in fulfilling a recognized public function. UM takes pride in its innovative approach to teaching and learning, leveraging cutting-edge educational technologies to enhance the overall educational experience.

The university has a diverse student body, drawing from a wide range of prospective learners. This includes high school graduates, both male and female, from the Riyadh region, as well as students from other regions of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states. Additionally, UM aims to be an attractive option for expatriates' sons and daughters seeking to pursue college studies. The university also welcomes Diploma graduates from various health specialties through a specialized bridging program. Overall, UM strives to create an inclusive and dynamic educational environment to meet the evolving needs of its diverse student population.

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About ALMAAREFA UNIVERSITY

Al Maarefa University (UM) is a private institution of higher education established to address crucial needs in key domains for national development. The university plays a vital role in fulfilling a recognized public function. UM takes pride in its innovative approach to teaching and learning, leveraging cutting-edge educational technologies to enhance the overall educational experience.

The university has a diverse student body, drawing from a wide range of prospective learners. This includes high school graduates, both male and female, from the Riyadh region, as well as students from other regions of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states. Additionally, UM aims to be an attractive option for expatriates' sons and daughters seeking to pursue college studies. The university also welcomes Diploma graduates from various health specialties through a specialized bridging program. Overall, UM strives to create an inclusive and dynamic educational environment to meet the evolving needs of its diverse student population.

Welcoming students from around the world


Find information for prospective international students applying to study at the Al Maarefa UniversitUM)

Available programs

Almaarefa University for Science and Technology is a private education institute under the supervision of the Saudi Ministry of Education. It offers Bachelor Degrees in Medicine, Pharmacy (PharmD), Respiratory Care, Emergency Medical Services, Industrial Engineer, and Information Systems.


Acting on its belief, in the importance of these disciplines, Almaarefa has taken upon itself since its foundation in 2009, to prepare a generation of highly qualified and competent professionals through an exceptional educational environment for its students by the use of the latest technology in the field of education. In cooperation with national and international specialized consulting firms and with the help of prominent experts, Almaarefa has developed a variety of exceptional curricula that fulfil its students’ career aspirations and meet the requirements of international accreditation bodies, scientific associations, and top universities.      

Al Maarefa University (UM) is a private institution of higher education established to address crucial needs in key domains for national development. The university plays a vital role in fulfilling a recognized public function. UM takes pride in its innovative approach to teaching and learning, leveraging cutting-edge educational technologies to enhance the overall educational experience.

Join the graduate studies programs at AlMaarefa University and embark on a journey of knowledge and excellence in your chosen fields.

Opportunities for learning and growth await you in our leading graduate programs.

Master's Programs


Master of Clinical Pharmacy Program
Master of Emergency and Disaster Nursing Program
Master of Cyber Security Program

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University information

Admission requirements for New High School Graduate, Transferring Students and Diploma Holders:

  • Obtaining a secondary school certificate (Natural Science) or its equivalent from a school inside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia or abroad.
  • Exhibiting good conduct and behaviour.
  •  Should not be dismissed from another college or university due to disciplinary reasons.
  • Passing any exam or interview required by the university for admission.
  •  Passing the medical test required by the university from an approved hospital.
  • Should provide permission from his/her employer to continue as a full-time student if he/she is working.
  • Satisfy any other requirements by the university that may be announced during the admission period.
  • Pay non-refundable admission fee ( FEES PAGE ).
  • Pay tuition fee ( FEES PAGE ) which is non-refundable when withdrawing from the university.

Note: 

Admission to AlMaarefa university is very competitive.  It is based on the admission criteria and the availability of seats.
Students who request course equivalency for what he/she has studied and passed are assessed as per the university’s by-laws.


University Facilities :

      1- College of Medicine

2- College of Pharmacy ( Pharm.D. Program)

3- College of Applied Sciences

BSc Nursing program

BSc in Respiratory Care

BSc Anesthesia Technology

BSc Emergency Medical Services.

BSc Information Systems

BSc Computer Science

BSc Health Information Systems

BSc Industrial Engineering

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Student life

Our Home
Diriyah –The Jewel of The Kingdom –Our home is the Diriyah city. We have two campuses in Diriyah,
Student Life:  Students Clubs: Any group of students is entitled to apply to start a new student club that holds their interests, hobbies or talents together; provided that they meet all the conditions and requirements approved by the Student Activities Department.

This will allow more autonomy to students who will be obligated to meet these standards. Types of Clubs include:

  • Specialized clubs: College of Medicine club, College of Pharmacy club, College of Applied sciences club.
  • General clubs: Reading club, Integrity club.
  • Students' initiatives' club: Almaarefa Experts.

Tuition fee and scholarships

One of the important factors when considering a master's degree is the cost of study. Luckily, there are many options available to help students fund their master's programme. Download your copy of the Scholarship Guide to find out which scholarships from around the world could be available to you, and how to apply for them.

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Where to look for scholarship opportunities

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Rankings & ratings

ALMAAREFA UNIVERSITY is one of the top private universities in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia. It is ranked #51-60 in Arab Region Rankings 2024.

Arab Region Rankings

  • 2022
    #81-90
  • 2023
    #61-70
  • 2024
    #51-60

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