Applications to join us at Effat University are judged against academic performance and potential. As such, Placement decisions are primarly based on:
  • Placement test scores
  • Previous academic record
  • Interview
 
Note:
If you don’t achieve minimum scores in English and/or mathematics but demonstrate strong academic performance in other areas, your application may be accepted on the condition that you take the appropriate developmental courses.  
 
 
University Admissions Requirement for College of Science and Humanities
Department
Hi-School Percentage
Qudurat
*(SAT)
Effat Placement Tests
Math Level
*DTMS
Additional Department Requirement
Science Section
Art Section
*TOEFL+ *TWE
**IELTS
Part
Cut-Score
Interview
Recommendation Letter
Personal Statement
English and Translation
80%
80%
65%
525 TOEFL
5 TWE
5.5
IELTS
Part1
Part2
512
612
Required
3
Required
Psychology
80%
80%
65%
525 TOEFL
5 TWE
5.5
IELTS
Part1
Part2
512
612
Required
3
Required
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University Admissions Requirement for College of Business
Department
Hi-School Percentage
Qudurat
*(SAT) 
Effat Placement Tests
Math Level
*DTMS
Additional Department Requirement
Science Section
Art Section
*TOEFL+ *TWE
**IELTS
Part
Cut-Score
Interview
Recommen-dation Letter
Personal Statement
Entrepreneurship
80%
80%
65%
525 TOEFL
5 TWE
5.5
IELTS
Part1
Part2
512 612
Required
3
Required
Operations and Information Management
80%
80%
65%
525 TOEFL
5 TWE
5.5
IELTS
Part1
Part2
512 612
Required
3
Required
Human Resources Management
80%
80%
65%
525 TOEFL
5 TWE
5.5
IELTS
Part1
Part2
512 612
Required
3
Required
Finance
80%
80%
65%
525 TOEFL
5 TWE
 
5.5
IELTS
Part1
Part2
512 612
Required
3
Required
Marketing
80% 
80%
65%
525 TOEFL
5 TWE
5.5
IELTS
Part1
Part2
512 612
Required
3
Required
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University Admissions Requirements for College of Engineering
Department
Hi-School Percentage
Qudurat
*(SAT) 
Effat Placement Tests
Math Level
*DTMS
Additional Department Requirement
Science Section
Art Section
*TOEFL+ *TWE
**IELTS
Part
Cut-Score
Interview
Recommendation Letter
Personal Statement
Computer Science
80%
85%
65%
525 TOEFL
80%
85%
65%
525 TOEFL
80%
85%
Information System
80%
85%
65%
525 TOEFL
80%
85%
65%
525 TOEFL
80%
85%
Electrical and
Computer Engineering
85%
85% in Math and Physics
Not Eligible
65%
525 TOEFL
5 TWE
5.5
IELTS
Part1
Part2
Part3
Part4
512
612
712
412
Required
3
Required

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University Admissions Requirements for College of Architecture and Design
Department
Hi-School Percentage
Qudurat
*(SAT)
Effat Placement Tests
Math Level
*DTMS
Additional Department Requirement
Science Section
Art Section
*TOEFL+ *TWE
**IELTS
Part
Cut-Score
Interview
Recommendation Letter
Personal Statement
Architecture
80%
80%
65%
525 TOEFL
5 TWE
5.5
IELTS
Part1
Part2
Part3
Part4
512
612
712
412
Required
3
Required
Design
80%
80%
65%
525 TOEFL
5 TWE
5.5
IELTS
Part1
Part2
Part3
Part4
512
612
712
412
Required
3
Required
Visual and Digital Production
80%
80%
65%
525 TOEFL
5 TWE
5.5
IELTS
Part1
Part2
Part3
Part4
512
612
712
412
Required
3
Required

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Definitions:

  • SAT: Saudi Assessment Test " "اختبار القدرات العامة التابع لهيئة القياس الوطنية
  • ETS: Educational Testing Services, which provides (TOEFL, TWE, DTMS, International SAT, GRE, GMAT, TOEIC, etc.
  • TOEFL: Test of English as a Foreign Language
  • TWE: Test of Writing English
  • DTMS: Prescriptive Test for Mathematical Skills
  • IELTS: International English Language Testing System

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Tests and IELTS conversion charts:

 

IELTS
TOEFL Paper
TOEFL Computer
TOEFL Internet
TOEIC*
Cambridge ESOL
7.5
625
263
113
790
CPE - C
7.0
600
250
100
780
 
6.5
575
232
90
720
CAE - C
6.0
550
213
80
670
 
5.5
525
196
70
620
FCE - C
5.0
500
173
60
600
 


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