renowned and internationally connected, Effat University is the first
private institution of higher education for women in Saudi Arabia.
we do stems from Queen Effat's lifelong work and vision. Seen as the
founding mother of education in KSA, she broke new ground in
establishing it as one of the cornerstones on which our nation is built.
Effat believed passionately that education should be holistic and go
hand-in-hand with traditional Islamic values and respect for all human
beings. She embraced extra-curricular activities as part of a
well-rounded education, understood the importance of keeping abreast of
modern technological advances and of what could be learned from, and
shared through, international partnerships.
Her legacy of excellence and passion for education lives on in Effat University today.
provide a protective, safe environment in which our students are
inspired and motivated to acquire that same passion for life-long
advancement, which is passed on from generation to generation.
Queen Effat's legacy as our guide, we make sure our academic programs
are innovative and stimulating, our worldwide partnerships – with
universities, businesses and organizations – bring our students new
perspectives, and our extra- and co-curricular activities open up new
horizons for them.