King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) is one of the best universities in the Arab world according to the QS University Rankings for 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.
It has graduated 35,000 since its inception and has made significant progress in the field of scientific research and won awards and is ranked fourth globally at the level of universities in the number of patents registered in the United States of America in 2018
It now welcomes prospective and talented graduate students from all over the country and the world to apply for graduate studies. In addition to national students, KFUPM currently has international students from 28 different nationalities. This adds to the richness and diversity of the academic and research environment at KFUPM.
See also scholarships
The University currently offers 30 master’s and 10 doctoral programs in a full range of traditional disciplines, as well as interdisciplinary programs that anticipate market trends and respond to national needs. King Fahd University of Patents and Scholarships (KFUPM) provides full Master’s and PhD scholarships to outstanding graduate applicants who demonstrate high potential for original research in engineering, science and business.
King Fahd University ACDIMIC department
- College of Computer Sciences & Engineering (CCSE)
- College of Engineering (CES)
- KFUPM Business School (CIM)
- College of Environmental Design (CED)
List of all Master and PhD programs offered at KFUPM:
SCHOLARSHIP King Fahd University ELIGIBILITY
Basic application requirements for Master Programs in Science and Engineering:
A four-year Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or science from a recognized institution with a major in the proposed field or evidence of suitable background for entering the proposed field.
A Grade-Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 or higher on a scale of 4.00 or equivalent, and a GPA of 3.00 in the subject of the major field.
Basic application requirement for Ph.D. Programs:
An M.S. degree in engineering or science (after a four-year B.S. degree) from an institution whose graduate programs are equivalent to those of KFUPM, with a major in the proposed field or evidence of suitable background for entering the proposed field.
A minimum GPA of 3.00 on a scale of 4.00 or equivalent in both B.S. and M.S. degrees.
Basic application requirement for M.B.A.:
A four-year Bachelor’s Degree in from a recognized institution.
A Grade-Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 or higher on a scale of 4.00 or equivalent
At least one course in college-level calculus which covers both differentiation and integration.
A working knowledge of computers as evidenced by at least one course in that area (e.g. data processing, programming, information systems, etc.)
At least one year of full-time work experience. This requirement may be waived for graduate assistants, research assistants, and applicants with exceptional academic records.
King Fahd University Requirements Documents:
Mandatory documents for an application (without which application will not be processed
Copy of identification (Passport for international applicants / National ID for Saudi nationals / Iqama for residents of Saudi Arabia).
Complete official transcripts for BS degree (and MS degree if applying to PhD).
Statement-of-Purpose (a one-page essay focusing on career and research goals at KFUPM).
Recommendation Letters from academic referees through the online recommendation system after submitting the online application.
Certificates for BS degree (and MS degree if applying to PhD) if degrees granted.
GMAT score (for international MBA applicants).
Other supporting documents (needed for a final decision)
TOEFL score (min. is 68 iBT for MS and 79 iBT for PhD) or IELTS score (min. is 6 for MS and 6.5 for PhD).
Acceptable GRE General score (min. Quant. is 156, min. Analytical Writing is 4.0).
Upon approval, original/certified copies of degree certificate(s) and transcript(s) are to be sent through postal mail.
King Fahd University Application Deadlines
|Action/Deadline||Spring Semester (Jan. 2020)||Fall Semester(Sep. 2020)|
|Opening Online Application||Sep. 09, 2019||Jan. 27, 2020|
|Last Day for submitting Online Application and Uploading Documents.||Sep. 25, 2019||Feb. 12, 2020|
|Last Day for submitting Online Recommendations||Oct. 02, 2019||Feb. 19, 2020|
How to apply SCHOLARSHIP King Fahd University
Go to online application to upload your documents here
Contact King Fahd University:
Email: [email protected]
For All Admission Related Queries:
Email: gs-admi[email protected]
Building 68, Level ‘2’,
Deanship Of Graduate Studies
King Fahd University Of Petroleum & Minerals
Dhahran 31261, Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia
University Mail Box No # 5055