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In accordance with the Royal Decree No. 3/113 of 2/11/1438 to impose a Value Added Tax (VAT) of 5% on all goods and services with effect from January 1, 2018 (14 Rabee II 1439). Accordingly, you are required to pay a 5% VAT on all the services provided by the University, starting January 1, 2018 and thereafter.

“Effective July 1, 2020.VAT will be applicable at 15%. All services provided effective July 1, 2020 will be charged 15% irrespective of the date of payment.”

Tuition Fees

For New Regular / Summer / Visiting / Auditing Students Effective 2019:

Dar Al-Hekma University is a private, non-profit institution of higher education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It provides a simple and easy admission process including online admission. Complete application packages are available at the Admissions Office.

DAR AL-HEKMA SCHOOLSTuition Fee by Degree
Per Credit Hour
Audit Evaluated​
​Audit non Evaluated
Master of Science in Information SystemsSR 210,000
SR 5,000
SR 2,498​
​SR 1,873

​I. Registration and Tuition Payment
A. On-Time Registration
1. Students who register on the day before the first day of classes for at least one credit hour for the semester fall under “On-time Registration" status.
2. Students who subsequently drop to zero credits and then add a course will also have the “On-time Registration” status.
B. Late Registration
 Students who have not registered at all prior to the first day of classes and who then register anytime between the first day of classes and 4:00 PM on the fifth (5th) day of classes will have the "Late Registration" status.

C. Overdue Tuition

1. Students who have not paid their tuition by 4:00PM on the (5th) day after the beginning of the semester as per the academic calendar fall under "Overdue Tuition" status.

2. The Registration Unit will suspend the registration of all students who fail to pay their tuition by 4:00 PM on the 10th working day after the fifth 5th day after the beginning of the semester as per the academic calendar. Schedules will be dropped for students with suspended registration and they will not be allowed to:

           a. Attend classes or take exams.

           b. Register for the following semester.

3. The Summer session and the Module-based Program: The Registration Unit will suspend the registration of all students who fail to pay their tuition by 4:00 PM on the fifth (5th) day after the beginning of the semester as per the academic calendar. The schedules of those students will be dropped, and will not be allowed to:

           a. Attend classes or take exams;

           b. Register for the following semester.


D. Master's Students Paying by Semester (not by credit) :

1. In the first 4 regular semesters (excluding the summer semester) the students pay the semesterly fee regardless of the credit hours. No underload or overload will be charged

2. If a student wishes to repeat a course (in any semester) she/he will have to pay for it by credit (in addition to her semester tuition).

3. After the 4 regular semesters, the student will be charged by credit only for the repeated courses only. New registered courses not repeated will be for free in the 5th and 6th semester. After the 6th semester all courses will be charged by credit. (Repeated courses include courses that the student withdrew from in the prior semesters)

A. A regular student who officially withdraws from the University in accordance with official procedures and whose textbooks are still intact is eligible for a partial refund of tuition fees according to the following rates:

i. Fall/Spring Semester

1. Before the first day of class of the semester95%
2. Before the end of the first week of classes80%
3. Before the end of the second week of classes70%
4. Before the end of the third week of classes50%
5. Before the end of the fourth week of classes25%
6. After the fourth week of classesnone


ii. Summer Semester (all summer sessions)

1. Before the first 1st day of class95%
2. Before the third 3rd day of class80%
3. Before the fourth 4th of class70%
4. Before the fifth 5th day of class​50%
5. Before the sixth 6th day of class
6. After the sixth 6th day of classNone

iii. Module Based Program

1. Before the first day of the semester             100%
2. Before the end of the drop period of the module  90%
3. After the drop period of the module  0%

B. Sponsorship / Scholarship students (including DAH, AL Elm and MOHE) are not entitled to a refund on the first day of classes as their seats have already been reserved/assigned.

C. In case a student registers, pays her tuition fees, and does not show up for two weeks after the beginning of classes, she will be considered disenrolled and her tuition payment will not be refunded.

D. Tuition fees are the only type of fees that the Accounting Department refunds

Program In the following programs it is required to complete a pre requisite program as per program requirement.

Pre-Courses for MBA Program:

The MBA is open to candidates from a non-business background. However, they will be required to pass five Pre-MBA courses in order to be eligible for the MBA program.

Pre-MBA Courses Fees:



Introduction to EconomicsSR 3,000
Introduction to BusinessSR 3,000
Statistical Analysis for BusinessSR 3,000
Financial AccountingSR 3,000
Corporate Finance

SR 3,000

Dar Al Hekma is happy to announce the following available installment plans( for all student except MELS – we will send a separate email for MELS students):


 OptionsDue Date
Plan 1100% paymentDec 20, 2020
Plan 250% paymentDec 20, 2020
 Remaining 50% paymentFeb 4, 2021
Plan 334% paymentDec 20, 2020
 33% paymentFeb 4, 2021
 33% paymentMar 4, 2021


It is mandatory for all existing student to pay their tuition fees through the individual bank account number that is assigned to them by the university.

This bank account number is available on the student's SIS portal under Registration → Student Bank Account Information.
Students should only use the account number that they can view on their portal.


New students can pay by the following payment options:

A. Bank transfer

Bank Details

BANK ACCOUNT NO.13617120000209

Bank Transfer

Bank transfers can be made from a KSA or non-KSA bank account. Guardians/students must quote the student's university ID 
number and family name as a reference.
Once the transfer has been processed, please EMAIL the transfer/deposit/payment slip with the student's name and ID number to

Payment timeframe

All payments are made on a semester basis. Payments are to be made within the first two days of the semester.


A student will not receive her class schedule or be able to attend any classes, until the semester charges are paid in full. All tuition charges must be paid before the second day of classes.

Financial Record

Financial record is the student's complete record of financial transactions with the university. This includes:

  • Billings and payments of fees, scholarships, or financial awards;
  • Accounts payable; and
  • Other fees or fines assigned by the university.

    The Vice President for Finance and Administration is responsible for maintaining the university's billing and financial record. Campus officials may access this record only on a "need to know" basis and will keep this information confidential. No information from this record may be released outside the university without the written consent of the student or her guardian. A copy of the financial record may be provided to a student or her guardian at their request.

Application Fee:

A non-refundable application fee of (SR 1,150 effective July 1, 2020- VAT included) must accompany each application for admission.

Registration Fee and Down Payment:

All new students must pay the following fees:

1. SR 5,000 Non-refundable Registration Fee

2. SR 5,000 down payment

The total amount of SR 10,000 fees will be applied toward enrolled students's tuition fee.

* Tuition Fees does not cover the cost of the books.

The above fees are based on the current fee structure of the university and are subject to change.

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