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Tuition and Fees for Master and PhD Programs

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​​Tuition Fees for Master and PhD A​cademic Programs​​​​​​​​​​

Effat College of Humanities

  • Description
     
    Fees before VAT
    Fees after VAT
    Total program before VAT
  • Major
    Total credit hours
    Tuition per credit hour
    Tuition per credit hour
    Total Program
  • Master of Science in Clinical Psychology
    48
    SR 2,766 / credit hour
    SR 3,181 / credit hour
    SR 132,768
  • Master of Science in Translation and interpreting
    47
    SR 2,766 / credit hour
    SR 3,181 / credit hour
    SR 130,000​


Effat College of Effat College of Busines 

  • Description
     
    Fees before VAT
    Fees after VAT
    Total Program Tuition before VAT
  • Major:
    Total Program credit hours
    Tuition per credit hour
    Tuition per credit hour
    Total Program before VAT
  • Master of Science in Finance
    42
    SR 2,408/credit hour
    SR 2,769 /credit hour
    SAR 101,136
  • PhD in Business Administration
    60
    SR 3,000 / credit hour
    SR 3,450 /credit hour
    SAR 180,000



Effat College of Engineering

  • Description
     
    Fees before VAT
    Fees after VAT
    Total Program Tuition before VAT
  • Major:
    Total Program credit hours
    Tuition per credit hour
    Tuition per credit hour
    Total Program before VAT
  • Master of Science in Energy Engineering
    36
    SR 3,685 / credit hour
    SR 4,238 / credit hour
    SR 132,660

Effat College of Architecture and Design

  • Description
     
    Fees before VAT
    Fees after VAT
    Total Program Tuition before VAT
  • Major:
    Total Program credit hours
    Tuition per credit hour
    Tuition per credit hour
    Total Program before VAT
  • Master of Science in Architecture and Urbanism
    33
    SR 3,334 / credit hour
    SR 3,834 / credit hour
    SAR 110,022​

Pre - requisite courses​​

Number of Pre - requisite courses depends on the level of the student and the recommendation of the Departmental Council, and they are not included in the scholarship. 

  • The EU Preparatory Year for Graduate Programs is designed to provide subject and language preparation for students who want to enter graduate programs. The PYGP program aims to bridge the gap between undergraduate and graduate education and at producing graduates equipped with (1) knowledge in their field of specialization (2) Students' communication, editing and publishing skills, (3) Strong quantitative and analytical skills.

  • Students could be advised to take selected courses from the Preparatory Year for Graduate Programs (PYGP) as Pre - requisite courses depends on the level of the student and the recommendation of the Departmental Council, and they are not included in the scholarship at a flat rate as follows:

  • Description
     
    Fees before VAT
    Fees after VAT
  • Pre-requisite Courses
    Total Pre-requisite credit hours
    Tuition per credit hour
    Tuition per credit hour
  • Pre-requisite Courses
    26
    SR 1,200 / credit hour
    SR 1,380 / credit hour​


Application and E-Learning Resources Fees

  • Description
    Fees before VAT
    Fees after VAT
  • Application and Admission procedures fees
    SR 1,000 non-refundable
    SR 1,150 non-refundable
  • E-Learning Resources Fees
    SR 600 / Semester non-refundable
    SR 690 / Semester non-refundable
  • Late Registration Fee
    ---
    SR 575​
​​

Late registration ​

Late registration fees will be applied on college students who did not register by the end of Add/Drop period.​​


Additional Fees PhD students (Mandatory): 

  • Description
    Fees before VAT
    Fees after VAT
  • Qualifying Examination Fees in 3rd year Fall semester
    SR 5,000
    SR 5,750
  • Teaching Engagement Fees in 3rd year Spring semester
    SR 5,000
    SR 5,750
  • PhD Research Lab Fees per semester in 4th year and Beyond
    SR 5,000
    SR 5,750
  • Dissertation Defence Fees
    SR 5,000
    SR 5,750

Additional Fees for Master of Science in Clinical Psychology Students (Mandatory): 

  • Description
    Fees before VAT
    Fees after VAT
  • Practicum (Hospital and Clinic) Fees
    SR 3,000
    SR 3,450



Editing and Proofreading Fees (Optional):  

  • Description
    Fees before VAT
    Fees after VAT
  • Standard Editing & Proofreading
    SR 215 for 1,000 words
    SR 248 for 1,000 words
  • Substantive Editing & Proofreading
    SR 337 for 1,000 words
    SR 388 for 1,000 words

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Testing Fees

  • Description
    Fees after VAT
  • Linguaskill General Test on campus
    SR 460​

Graduate Audit​

Effat Students are required to pay a graduate audit fee in the final year prior to graduation and alumnae fee upon graduation.

  • Description
    Fees after VAT
  • Graduate audit fee
    SR 2,070 non-refundable​
​​

Summer Fees

Tuition for summer students is calculated as regular student fees.

Visiting and auditing Fees- (SAUDI citizens or RESIDENTS)

Tuition for visiting and auditing students is calculated as regular student fees.​

Other Fees – Optional

Effat University offers annual health insurance services (Bronze) level upon the request of the student.​

VAT Fee

According to the Royal Decree No. M/113 dated 2/11/1438 H mandating the implementation of the Value Added Tax (VAT) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as of January 1st 2018, the VAT tax is applicable to all entities that conduct an economic activity in the Kingdom. In addition, the VAT tax is imposed on all goods and services provided and/or received by entities and individuals. Therefore, all educational services provided by private institutions are subject to the VAT Tax.

As of the 1st of July, 2020 the new VAT rate has been increased to a 15%.​

Important Notes:

  • Tuition is assessed on a per credit-hour basis.

  • Student tuition is assessed each semester on the basis of the student's Major and the number of credits registered. MOE Study Examination By-laws stipulate that the total credit hours per semester for graduate studies should be between 6 and 12 credit hours are the maximum to study in the main semesters, if the student is expected to graduate, then he/she can study 15 credit hours in the same semester but not more, provided that his/her cumulative GPA is not less than 3.5 out of 4 In all programs of Graduate Studies

  •  Students are required to pay SAR 5000, prior to beginning of each semester deductible from the tuition fee.

  • Students are required to check the Effat University Academic Calendar for payment deadlines.

  • Effat University reserves the right to withhold student services including Blackboard and Banner access to students who do not complete their due payment as per their payment plan or if account status is delinquent.

  • Effat University cannot waive tuition or fees for students who register on Banner and fail to attend their classes or stop for any reason without completing the clearance form and submit it to the registration office.

  • Students are required to pay their full tuition and fees upon registration, or a payment plan is available as follows:​

    • ​Registration ​Fees (First Installment):

      ​SR 5,000 (Upon registration)

    • ​Second Installment:

      50% from the total tuition fees. (Due after the end of Add & Drop period)​​

    • Final Installment:

      ​Deadline for settlement the remaining due balance of total Tuition fees is two weeks before beginning of early registration for the following semester.​​​

Payment Methods

You can use one of the following payment methods:

  1. Online Payment
  2. Cheques payable to Effat University.
  3. Credit card (VISA, Master Card, American Express).
  4. Chash Payment or Credit card (VISA, Master Card, American Express).
  5. Direct deposit or bank transfer to EFFAT bank account.

Wire Transfer Required Information

      • Bank Name: Saudi National Bank 
      • Name of Account Holder: Effat University
      • Bank Account Number: 10147135000210
      • International Bank Account Number (IBAN): SA9310000010147135000210
      •  SWIFT: NCBKSAJE​

Refund Policy

(Also reported in the Effat University Academic Calendar)​

  • Refund for withdrawal from individual courses or more during Add/Drop period:
    Student who Withdraws during the 1st to 2nd week of the semester receive refund of 100% of tuition course fees​​. 
  • ​There is no refund for withdrawal from individual courses or more after Add/drop period:
    Student who Withdraws during the 3rd to 10th week of the semester must pay 100% of tuition course fees. 
  • In the event that a student withdraw completely from the university (Permanent Withdra​​w or leave of absence), the following refund schedule will be applied:​

  • Withdraw During
    Receive a Refund of
  • 1st to 3rd week of the semester
    Full tuition fees except for the Applicable Fine (SR 863 for non-Saudi and SR 750 for Saudi citizens)
  • 4th week of the semester
    90% of their tuition fees
  • 5th & 6th week of the semester
    50% of their tuition fees
  • 7th & 8th week of the semester
    25% of their tuition fees
  • After the 8th week of the semester
    Non-refundable​
​​​​
Process Duration: 

Student refunds with complete documentation will be processed within a minimum seven working days. ​
To confirm your payment, send a copy of the payment receipt to Student Financial Service.​​

Campus Services

As you prepare to budget for your academic year educational expenses, you will find some costs easier to predict than others. You will also need money for books, supplies, personal expenses, and transportation and accommodation (if ​applicable). Listed here are the estimates for expenses other than tuition.

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