Reflecting King Faisal Foundation's strong commitment to learning, and building on the success of it previous academic endeavors, King Faisal Foundation established Alfaisal University in 2001. The University will accept the first students in September 2008.
The campus is situated on the beautiful grounds of the late King Faisal's palace. The serene surroundings in the centre of Riyadh make the historical location an ideal choice for academic pursuits.
Alfaisal curriculum focuses on science, business, and technology. Programs are based on those established by the American Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET), the US's primary accrediting board for engineering. As part of the undergraduate and graduate courses, students gain valuable work experience through the school's internship programs.
Under the umbrella of Alfaisal come Abha city's Prince Sultan College for Tourism and Business and Jeddah city's Effat National College for Women.