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Prince Sultan University

Location

Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, SA, Riyadh Saudi Arabia

Ranking

# 681-690QS World University Rankings

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17Undergraduate programs

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5Postgraduate programs

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5QS stars

About Prince Sultan University

Prince Sultan University – the first non-profit university in Saudi Arabia -  was established in 1998 by the people of Riyadh spearheaded by the university’s nurturer since its fruition, and the individual who pushed it to become one of the world’s best educational facilities today: HRH King Salman Bin Abdulaziz. Celebrating the late Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz’s return from his therapeutic trip in 1998, Prince of Riyadh (at the time) HRH Salman Bin Abdulaziz, was sure to convert this occasion into a project for growth pushing it to become a trailblazing cultural structure which provides future generations with great educational benefits in preparation for their professional lives following their studies. 

Since its birth, Prince Sultan University has been home to excellence through manifesting educational brilliance. A structure that takes every opportunity to prove itself a leading institution through a plethora of continued achievements. Achievements including the recent -and first- International Conference on Sustainability: Developments and Innovations (ICSDI2022), and 7th International Conference on Data Science and Machine Learning Applications (CDMA2022), to name a few. 

This institution continues to meet the highest excellence standards set by various accreditation entities, as it has gained many accreditations over the years. More recently, acquiring International accreditation by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) and Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) for its Computer Science and Information Systems programs. In addition to the previous, the College of Business Administration (CBA) obtained business accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The AACSB has also granted accreditation to PSU’s Accounting Program, marking PSU the 2nd private higher education institution outside the United States to receive said accreditation. 

Within itself, Prince Sultan University has an international indexed journal, study abroad programs, partnerships with higher education institutions worldwide (e.g., US, Spain, Ireland, Italy, Poland, and Malaysia), and a variety of top tier graduate and undergraduate academic programs distributed among six different colleges.

  • College of Architecture & Design
  • College of Business Administration
  • College of Computer Sciences & Information
  • College of Engineering 
  • College of Human Sciences
  • College of Law

The future holds more for this great institution as it continues to shine among many; through internal and external achievements, and continued support of a sustainable future through quality higher education, research, and innovation.

About Prince Sultan University

Prince Sultan University – the first non-profit university in Saudi Arabia -  was established in 1998 by the people of Riyadh spearheaded by the university’s nurturer since its fruition, and the individual who pushed it to become one of the world’s best educational facilities today: HRH King Salman Bin Abdulaziz. Celebrating the late Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz’s return from his therapeutic trip in 1998, Prince of Riyadh (at the time) HRH Salman Bin Abdulaziz, was sure to convert this occasion into a project for growth pushing it to become a trailblazing cultural structure which provides future generations with great educational benefits in preparation for their professional lives following their studies. 

Since its birth, Prince Sultan University has been home to excellence through manifesting educational brilliance. A structure that takes every opportunity to prove itself a leading institution through a plethora of continued achievements. Achievements including the recent -and first- International Conference on Sustainability: Developments and Innovations (ICSDI2022), and 7th International Conference on Data Science and Machine Learning Applications (CDMA2022), to name a few. 

This institution continues to meet the highest excellence standards set by various accreditation entities, as it has gained many accreditations over the years. More recently, acquiring International accreditation by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) and Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) for its Computer Science and Information Systems programs. In addition to the previous, the College of Business Administration (CBA) obtained business accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The AACSB has also granted accreditation to PSU’s Accounting Program, marking PSU the 2nd private higher education institution outside the United States to receive said accreditation. 

Within itself, Prince Sultan University has an international indexed journal, study abroad programs, partnerships with higher education institutions worldwide (e.g., US, Spain, Ireland, Italy, Poland, and Malaysia), and a variety of top tier graduate and undergraduate academic programs distributed among six different colleges.

  • College of Architecture & Design
  • College of Business Administration
  • College of Computer Sciences & Information
  • College of Engineering 
  • College of Human Sciences
  • College of Law

The future holds more for this great institution as it continues to shine among many; through internal and external achievements, and continued support of a sustainable future through quality higher education, research, and innovation.

Available programs

PSU offers 17  undergraduate programmes and across their programmes have an average 14:1 student to faculty ratio. Their students can choose a personalised curriculum of theoretical study and experiential learning, taught by an internationally-recognised faculty. 

Bachelor’s candidates can apply online via their application portal, including uploading clear copies of the necessary accompanying documents and paying the application fee. There is an English language test requirement, or an Intensive English Course for an additional semester before the preparatory year.
Tuition fees are paid in two instalments per year at the beginning of each semester. 

Find out more about the undergraduate programmes and admissions requirements specific to each college at PSU on their websites:  

  • College of Law
  • College of Humanities and Sciences
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Business Administration
  • College of Computer & Information Sciences
  • College of Architecture and Design 

 

PSU has five postgraduate programmes offered by the university’s colleges. Their Graduate Studies Unit (GSU) oversees the creation, operation, optimisation and assessment of each. Head to the programme pages to find out more about the modules, faculty and admissions requirements. Postgraduate candidates can apply online and eligibility requirement s include a relevant bachelor’s degree and minimum GPA.  

  • Master in Commercial Law
  • Master in Engineering Management
  • Master in Business Administration 
  • Master in Software Engineering
  • Master in Cybersecurity 

University information

Bachelor

70+
6+

Master

2+
70+
6+
4,593
94%
6%
507
99%
1%
343
29%
71%

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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Rankings & ratings

Prince Sultan University is one of the top private universities in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It is ranked #681-690 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

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FAQs

The PSU scholarship office coordinates the scholarship programme, which aims to encourage students to continue in education, achieve highly and create a supportive environment. Scholarship applications include fulfilling the university admissions requirements. Students can then apply with the necessary application form and documents.

Further details can be on the scholarship FAQ.  
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