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Frequently Asked Questions​​

Yes, Dar Al-Hekma University is accredited by the Saudi National Commission for Academic Accreditation and Assessment (NCAAA). It is nationally licensed by the Saudi Ministry Education in the Kingdom (license no. 46580) and also officially recognized by The National Recognition Information Centre for the United Kingdom, UK NARIC.

​​​​​​We offer 19 Bachelor and Masters Degrees in 4 different schools:

Hekma School of Business and Law

  • Bachelor of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy
  • ​Bachelor of Banking and Finance
    • Islamic Finance Track
  • Bachelor of Marketing
    • Digital Marketing Track
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master in International Relations and Diplomacy

​Hekma School of Design and Architecture

  • Bachelor of Architecture
  • Bachelor of Interior Design
  • Bachelor of Visual Communication
    • Motion Graphics Track
    • Graphic Design Track
    • Game Art Track
  • Master of Architecture

Hekma School of Health, Behavioral Sciences and Education

  • Bachelor of Psychology
  • Bachelor of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
  • Master of Educational Leadership (Offered in Arabic)
    • Educational Policy and Evaluation
    • School Leadership 
    • Teacheing and Learning  
  • Master of Speech-Language Pathology
  • Master of Applied Behavior Analysis ABA
    • Autism Track

Hekma School of Engineering, Computing and Informatics (Coming Soon)

  • Bachelor of Cybersecurity
    • Cybersecurity Track
    • Computer Forensics Track
  • Bachelor of Computer Science​
    • Game Development Track
    • Intelligent Systems Track
    • Data Analytics Track
    • Software Engineering Track
  • Master of Information Systems
    • Project Management Track
    • Business Intelligence Track
Direct to the major (Freshmen)500
University Academic Preparation Program (UAPP)400-499
  • ​​​Apply online through the University website.
  • Pay Application Fees+VAT at the Accounting Office.
  • Visit the Admissions Office at the University to submit the required documents.
  • Register for the required tests and interviews at the Admissions Office (refer to the admission requirements).
  • If accepted, Acceptance Letter will be sent through email/SMS
  • Confirm acceptance by paying the SR 12000 seat reservation fees.
  • Complete registration and collect the registration package.
  • Welcome as DAH student, attend the Orientation.

​Yes, all nationalities are welcome to join Dar Al-Hekma University.​​

​​​​​​Undergraduate Programs:

For acceptance at the University level, a minimum score of 500 on the In-house TOEFL, or a minimum score of 61 on the Internet-based TOEFL Test (iBT), or a minimum score of 5.5 on the Academic International English Language Testing System (ELTS) is required

Graduate Programs:

For acceptance at the University, a minimum score of 550 in the In-house TOEFL for all programs, a  minimum score of 530 for the MBA and the MSIS,  a minimum score of 79 in the Internet-based TOEFL Test (iBT), and a minimum score of 6.5 on the Academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

​Undergraduate Programs:

Any scores below the above will place the student in the University Academic Preparation Program as per the following cut-off scores: 400-509 on the In-house TOEFL, 32-63 on the Internet-based TOEFL Test (iBT), and 4.5-5 on the IELTS

​Yes, but she must meet all criteria applicable to the new major or college prior to acceptance. More information Click Here​.

​Yes, Applicants from academic backgrounds other than the Saudi secondary school system must submit the original high school certificate stamped by The Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission (SACM), or submit a letter from the Ministry of Education (MOE) verifying that their high school certificates are equivalent to the Saudi certificates.​

High school students can apply to all majors at the University irrespective to their track, however, applicants to Hekma School of Engineering, Computing and Informatics must graduate from High School with Science Track.​​

​​Each Admission Period we announce set dates for TOEFL Exam and you can register online or at the Admission Office. For admission Calendar,

Click Here​.

Yes, you can do that and you will get an initial acceptance at the University. 

​​​Please follow us on twitter @DAHU_AE, to know the latest updates. And if you have any further questions, please contact the Admissions and Scholarship Office:​

​Phone: +966-12-6303333 ext. 126-156-116

Mobile: 966535034123


Admission Working Hours from 8 am - 4 pm from Sunday to Thursday 

​Undergraduate Programs:

Four academic years for all programs except for the Bachelor of Architecture the duration of the program is five academic years.

Graduate Programs:

Two academic years for all programs. 

​​​​Yes, we offer conditional acceptance for both Undergraduate and Graduate Programs if you did not meet the following requirements:

Undergraduate Programs:

  • High School Percentage below requirement (80% for all programs and 85% for Architecture)
  • Qudurat Score is below requirement or there is no Qudurat Score
  • TOEFL Score is between 380-399

Graduate Programs:

  • Bachelor GPA is below requirement (3.75/5)
  • TOEFL Score is above 550 and below the requirement  

​Yes, we accept Male students for Graduate programs only. ​

​​Undergraduate Programs: classes are run during weekdays from 8am to 5pm

Graduate Programs: classes are run during weekdays from 4pm to 8pm and Weekends from 9am to 3pm

* Class timing for Master Programs might be changed upon department request

​Undergraduate Programs: the tuition fees for all bachelor programs is SR 80,000 per year except for the bachelor of Architecture is SR 90,000 per year

Click here for tuition fees and payment plans

Graduate Programs: the tuition fees for master programs varies from SR 50,000 to SR 90,000 per year depending on the program

Click here​ for tuition fees and payment plans

​We offer different scholarships for both Graduate and Undergraduate Programs.

Click here​ for more information about scholarships

Please Click Here to learn more about the application process of each scholarship type and scholarship regulations.​

​Yes, we offer scholarships to any eligible student irrespective to her nationality​

​Not all scholarships require financial need as we don't require any documents for Raiaa Program​.

​Yes, students from Grade 10, 11, 12 can register for summer courses that will be transferred when they join Dar Al-Hekma University after graduation from high school.​

​​Please Click Here for more information about credit transfer regulations.

​Yes, the student has to submit an official transcript for the course she studied to be evaluated and transferred to her record. ​

​​​All colleges in Dar Al-Hekma University accept Visiting and Non-Degree students. For more information about Visiting and Non-Degree students policies and guidelines please ​ Click Here.

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