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Tuition and Fees

​​​​​​​​​​​​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 the new VAT rate has been increased to a 15%.

Application and Admission Procedures Fees ​​

  • SAR 400, non-refundable
  • SAR 460, non-refundable (include VAT)

Testing Fees – Undergraduate

Linguaskill General Test on campus 

  • SAR 460 (include VAT)

Linguaskill General Test Online via ProctorU

  • SAR 575 (include VAT)

EYE Project Online Linguaskill General Test via ProctorU

  • SAR 60 (include VAT)

Math (DTMS) Four parts

  • SAR 115 / part (include VAT)​, differs depending on the program and college. 

Tuition Fees For General Education Program And Academic Programs

Note

  • 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 Undergraduate should be between 12 and 21 hours.
  • Tuition includes access to the Enhancement Centres and Effat library and culture museum. 

Tuition Fees For General Education Program

General Education Program requirements for all programs are 42 hours and the fees per hour are calculated as follows:

  • SAR 2,100 / hour
  • SAR 2,415 / hour  (include VAT)

​Tuition Fees for Academic Programs

Effat College of Humanities

DescriptionFees before VAT FeeFees after VAT​​ Fee​
Colleges/MajorTotal credit hours toward graduationTuitionTuition ​credit hour
Foundation Year- level one               -SR 35,000 / semesterSAR 40,250 / semester
Foundation Year- level Two               -SR 35,000 / semesterSAR 40,250/ semester
Bachelor of Science in Psychology             126
SAR 2,100 / credit hourSAR 2,415/ credit hour
Bachelor of Science in English & Translation             129SAR 2,100 / credit hourSAR 2,415 /credit hour

Effat College of Business

Descr​iption

Fees before VAT Fee                       
Fees after VAT Fee                       
Colleges/MajorTotal credit hours toward graduationTuitionTuition
per credit hour
Foundation Year- level one             -SR 35,000 / semesterSAR 40,250 / semester
Foundation Year- level Two             -SR 35,000 / semesterSAR 40,250 / semester
Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship           132
SAR 2,150 / credit hourSAR 2,473 / credit hour
Bachelor of Science in Finance           132
SAR 2,150 / credit hour SAR 2,473 / credit hour
Bachelor of Science in Marketing            132
SAR 2,150 / credit hour SAR 2,473 / credit hour
Bachelor of Science in Human Resources Management           132
SAR 2,150 / credit hour SAR 2,473 / credit hour
Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain Management
           132
SAR 2,150 / credit hour SAR 2,473 / credit hour

Effat College of Architecture and Design

DescriptionFees before VAT Fee              
Fees after VAT Fee                  
Colleges/MajorTotal credit hours toward graduationTuition​Tuition / credit hour
Foundation Year- level one                   -SAR 45,000 / semesterSAR 51,750 / semester
Foundation Year- level Two
                   - SAR 45,000 / semesterSAR 51,750 / semester
Bachelor of Science in Architecture                 171SAR 2,580 /  credit hourSAR 2,967 / credit hour
Bachelor of Science in Cinematic Arts 
                 132
SAR 2,580 / credit hour SAR 2,967 / credit hour
Bachelor of Science in Design                 133 SAR 2,580 / credit hour SAR 2,967 / credit hour

Effat College of Engineering

DescriptionFees before VAT Fee                     
Fees after VAT Fee                     
Colleges/MajorTotal credit hours toward graduationTuition​Tuition / credit hour
Foundation Year- level one               -SAR 45,000 / semesterSAR 51,750 / semester
Foundation Year- level Two               - SAR 45,000 / semesterSAR 51,750 / semester
Bachelor of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering            154
SAR 2,580 / credit hourSAR 2,967​ / credit hour
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
            133 SAR 2,580 / credit hour SAR 2,967 / credit hour
Bachelor of Science in Information Systems            130 SAR 2,580 / credit hour SAR 2,967 / credit hour

Training Fees (OCCASIONALLY IN SOME CASES)

Effat Students in some majors are required to obtain off-site training. If so, a deposit of SR 6,000 is requested at the time of pre-advising. If the site chosen does not charge a fee, the deposit will be refunded. ​

Summer Fees

Tuition for summer students is calculated as regular student fees.​

Graduate Audit Fees

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

  • SAR 1,725  (include VAT)

Alumnae Fees

  • SAR 345 (include VAT)

Visiting and auditing Fees

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

Discontinued Students Fees

Discontinued Students are required to register in the Enhancement Centers as following:​

  • SAR 25,000 / semester
  • SAR 28,750 / semester (include VAT)

Other Fees – Optional

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

Payment Policy

Effat University Students

  • Students are required to pay their full tuition and fees upon registration or a payment plan is available.
  • Students are required to check the Effat University Academic Calendar for payment deadlines.
  • In case the student chooses to pay in instalments; she should follow the suggested payment plan below.
  • The student is required to consult management of finance for further details.​
  • Registration Fees (First Instalment):

    • ​SAR 5,000   (Upon registration)
  • Second Instalment:

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

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

  • Late registration fees of SAR 575 (Including VAT Fee) will be applied on college students who did not register by the end of Add/Drop period.

Important Notification

  • 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 make their payment in full according the payment plan specified in the Effat University academic calendar.

Payment Methods

The payment can be made by:​

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

Wire Tra​nsfer Required Information

      • Bank Name:  National Commercial Bank (NCB)
      • Name of Account Holder: Effat University
      • Bank Account Number: 10147135000210
      • International Bank Account number (IBAN): SA9310000010147135000210
      • SWIFT code: NCBKSAJE

Refund Policy

(Also reported in the Effat University Academic Calendar)​

  • ​Refund for withdrawal from individual courses or more during Add/Drop period:

    • During the 1st to 2nd week of the semester receive refund of all tuition fees​

  • There is no refund for withdrawal from individual courses or more after Add/drop period
  • In the event that a student withdraw completely from the university (Permanent Withdraw or leave of absence), the following refund schedule will be applied: 

Student who Withdraw
Receive a Refund of
​​Application Fine

During the 1st to 3rd week of the beginning of semester 
Full tuition fees
​SAR 750
During the 4th week of the semester 
90% of their tuition fees
​10% of the tuition fees
During the 5th & 6th week of the semester 
50% of their tuition fees
​50% of the tuition fees
During the 7th & 8th week of the semester 
25% of their tuition fees
​75% of the tuition fees
After the 8th week of the semester 
Non-refundable
​100% of the tuition fees

Student refunds with complete documentation will be processed within minimum seven working days.

Note

To confirm your payment, send a copy of the payment receipt to Student Financial Service.

Other Fees

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.

  • Accommodation
  • Transportation
  • Child Development Center CDC (Nursery)

Contact Information

Telephone: 92003331
Email: Financial@effatuniversity.edu.sa 

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