Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements
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Admission Requirements for Bachelor (Undergraduate) Programs

Admission Requirements:

  • General Secondary School Certificate (High School Diploma) obtained within the last five years, or its equivalent from inside or outside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, provided it is equalized and certified by the Ministry of Education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The University Council may make an exception for some cases of more than five years.
  • Applicant must be medically fit.
  • Approval from the employer if the applicant is working in government or private sector.
  • Meeting any other requirements which are determined by the University Council during the admission period.

 

Required Documents:

  • Original and a stamped copy of General Secondary School Certificate (High School Diploma).
  • Copy of General Aptitude Test (Quadrat Test) result and Scholastic Achievement Admission Test (Tahseeli Test) result.
  • Certified and stamped copy of official academic transcript, and a stamped copy of course description/s for transferring students.
  • Copy of Saudi National Card for Saudis, and a copy of passport or residence permit (Iqamah) for Non-Saudis.
  • Letter of approval from the employer if the applicant is working in government or private sector.
  • Two recent photos of applicant.
  • Copy of medical fitness report form which can be found here.

 

Fee Structure:

  • Non-refundable admission fee of SR 3000 to be paid once.
  • Tuition fee of SR 2450 per credit hour to be paid before registration of courses.
  • As per The Study and Examinations Bylaws for Bachelor’s Program (Undergraduate Program) and its implementing rules at Dar Al Uloom University, a minimum number of 12 credit hours must be registered in each semester.
  • Maximum number of 20 credit hours can be registered per semester. However, a maximum number of 24 credit hours may be considered.
  • Click here for the payment methods for admission and tuition fees.

 

Transfer and Course Equivalency:

The College of Business accepts students who want to transfer from other universities or colleges, provided they meet the following requirements:

  • Transferring from a college or a university recognized by the Ministry of Education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Meeting all admission requirements related to the concerned program.
  • No record of being dismissed for any disciplinary reasons by the university/ college the student is transferring from.
  • Meeting all transfer requirements set by the Study and Examinations Bylaws for Bachelor’s Program (Undergraduate Program).
  • Meeting all requirements for course equivalization set by the Study and Examinations Bylaws for Bachelor’s Program (Undergraduate Program) and its implementing rules at Dar Al Uloom University including the following:
  1. Student must have obtained equivalent course grade determined by the College Council.
  2. Course description of the equivalent course must cover at least 70% of the course description of the equivalized DAU course.
  3. Number of credit hours of the equivalent course must be equal or greater than the number of credit hours of the equivalized DAU course.
  4. Total number of credit hours of equivalized courses must NOT exceed one third of the total number of required credit hours to graduate from DAU. The University President may increase the percentage up to 40% of the total number of required credit hours to graduate from DAU.

 

Admission Requirements for Master (Postgraduate) Programs

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with an academic standing of “Very Good” (B) from a Saudi university or from a university recognized by the Ministry of Education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Deanship Council of Graduate Studies may also admit applicants whose academic standing is between “Good” and “Very Good” (C+). However, based on the recommendation from the Department Council and the endorsement of the College Council, the Deanship Council of Graduate Studies may also accept applicants whose academic standing is “Good” (C) in some programs which are determined by the University Council. In all cases applicants’ academic standing should not be less than “Very Good” in their majors.
  • Two scientific recommendations from the faculties who have taught the applicant previously.
  • Approval from the employer if the applicant is working in government or private sector.
  • Applicant must be medically fit.
  • Satisfactory score in General Aptitude Test (Quadrat Test) on the Bachelor Level (Undergraduate Level) or in Equivalent Tests such as GMAT or GRE.
  • Minimum score of 80 on the Standardized Test of English Proficiency “STEP” or its equivalent on IELTS or TOFEL only for those who apply for English Track in Master’s Programs.
  • Applicants for Master of Project Management with bachelor’s in other than Business, Engineering or IT are required to have at least two years field experience in project management.
  • Meeting any other requirements which are determined by the University Council during the admission period.

 

Required Documents:

  • Original and a stamped copy of Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Certified and stamped copy of the official academic transcript and a stamped copy of course description/s for transferring students.
  • Copy of Saudi National Card for Saudis, and a copy of passport or residence permit (Iqamah) for Non-Saudis.
  • Letter of approval from the employer if the applicant is working in government or private sector.
  • Two recent photos of applicant.
  • Copy of medical fitness report form which can be found here.

 

Fee Structure:

  • Non-refundable admission fee of SR 5000 to be paid once.
  • Tuition fee of SR 4950 per credit hour to be paid before registration of courses.
  • As per the Graduate Studies Unified Bylaws in Saudi Universities and its implementing rules at Dar Al Uloom University, a minimum number of 3 credit hours must be registered each semester.
  • Maximum number of 12 credit hours can be registered per semester. However, a maximum number of 15 credit hours may be considered.
  • Click here for the payment methods for admission and tuition fees.

 

Transfer and Course Equivalency:

The College of Business also accepts students who want to transfer from other universities or colleges, provided they meet the following requirements:

  • Transferring from a college or a university recognized by the Ministry of Education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Meeting all admission conditions related to the concerned program.
  • No record of being dismissed for any disciplinary reasons by the university/ college the student is transferring from.
  • Meeting all transfer requirements set by the Graduate Studies Unified Bylaws in Saudi Universities and its implementing rules at Dar Al Uloom University.
  • Meeting all requirements for course equivalization set by the Graduate Studies Unified Bylaws in Saudi universities and its implementing rules at Dar Al Uloom University including the following:
    1. Student must have obtained a “Very Good” course grade.
    2. Course description of the equivalent course must cover at least 67% of the course description of the equivalized DAU course.
    3. Number of credit hours of the equivalent course must be equal or greater than the number of credit hours of the equivalized DAU course.
    4. Ratio of the total number of credit hours of the equivalent courses must NOT exceed 30% of the total number of credit hours required to graduate from DAU.
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