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Frequently Asked Questions - Admission​

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 of ​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 17 ​Bachelor and Masters Degrees in 3 ​different schools:

School of Business and Law

  • Bachelor of Law

  • Bachelor of Arts in Diplomacy and International Relations​

  • ​​Bachelor of Banking and Finance
    • ​Islamic Finance Track

  • Bachelor of Marketing

    • Digital Marketing Track

  • Master of Business Administration​​ (Offered in English and Arabic)

  • ​Master of ​International Relations (Offered in English and Arabic)​

School of Engineering​, Computing,​ and Design

  • Bachelor of Architecture

  • Bachelor of Interior Design

  • Bachelor of Visual Communication

    • Motion Graphics Track

    • Graphic Design Track

  • ​Bachelor of Science in ​Cybersecurity

    • Cybersecurity Track

    • Computer Forensics Track

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science​

    • Game Development Track

    • Intelligent Systems Track

    • Data Analytics Track

    • Software Engineering Track

School of Education, Health, and Behavioral Sciences

  • 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

​​​ In house Linguaskill ​(at DAHU​)TOEFL iBTIELTS
Direct to the major (Freshmen)162
University Academic Preparation Program (UAPP)142-161​

  • Apply online through the University website.
  • Transfer SR 1500 (including VAT) non-refundable Application Fees to Dar Al-Hekma University Bank Account.
  • Upload the required documents to in the Online Application and submit it for file opening.
  • Register for the required tests through contacting the Admissions Office (refer to the admission requirements).
  • If accepted, Acceptance Letter will be sent through email/SMS
  • Confirm acceptance by payingthe SR 12,000 down payment that is deducted from semester tuition fees (SR 5,000 non-refundable registration fees). Down payment must be paid two weeks prior first day of classes. When payment is finalized, student must submit the Original High School Certificate and the Medical Report.
  • 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.​​

​​​​​​​​​Bachelor DegreePrograms:

For acceptance at the University level, a minimum score of 162 ​on the In-house Linguaskill, 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

Master​ Degree​​ Programs:

​For acceptance at the University, a minimum score of 176 ​ in the In-house Linguaskill for all programs, a minimum score of 169 ​ 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).

​​​Bachelor Degree ​Programs:

​Any scores below the above will place the student in the University Academic Preparation Program as per the following cut-off scores: 142-161​ on the In-house Linguaskill​, 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 Linguaskill 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 DAHU social media, to know the latest updates. And if you have any further questions, please contact the Admissions and Scholarship Office:​

​Phone: +966 12 6303333 ext. 700

Mobile: 966535034123


Admission Working Hours from 8 am - 4 pm from Su​nday to Thursday 

​​Bachelor Degree Programs:

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

Master Degree ​​​​Programs:

​Two academic years for all programs. 

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

Bachelor Degree ​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

  • Linguaskill ​Score is between 380-399

Master Degree ​Programs:

  • Bachelor GPA is below requirement (3.75/5)

  • ​TOEFL Score is above 550 and below the requirement  

​​Yes, we accept Male students for some of the ​Bachelor and Master Degree programs​​

​​​​​Bachelor DegreePrograms: classes are run during weekdays from 8am to 5pm

Master Degree ​​​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 h​ere for tuition fees and payment plans

Master Degree 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 Bachelor Degree and Master Degree ​Programs.

For more information about Bachelor Degree scholarships click here, and for Master Degree scholarships click here

Please​​ click Here​ to learn more about the application process of each scholarship type and scholarship regulations for Bachelor Degree, and for Master Degree, click here.​

​​​Yes​, all Dar Al-Hekma scholarships require financial need.

​​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 Herefor 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 his/ ​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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