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Effat Vision, Mission, and Goals

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Effat University strives to be recognized as one of the world's leading institutions in scientific discovery and innovation presenting solutions to societal challenges, and to serve as agent of change that advances inspired leaders and scholars in fulfilling Queen Effat Al-Thunayan Al-Saud's vision (God rest her soul).


Effat University prepares aspirational and effective leaders of international quality who contribute to national and global progress by interweaving Effat University Core Values into an innovative education which creates a culture of broad inquiry, intellectual engagement, and valuable societal impact.


  1. Enhance Effat University/s national and international recognition by deepening its presence, impact and contribution to the social, cultural and economic vitality of the Saudi 2030 vision. 
  2. Stimulate a progressive and dynamic work environment by ensuring effective leadership principles and transparent governance; and enlarge the scope of national and international accreditations and aspire to achieve the goals of the Saudi transformational plan 2020 in getting Effat University ranked as one of the 5 Saudi Universities among the top 200 institutions in the world.

  3. Provide an innovative, distinctive, and high quality education, which inspires the students' broad inquiry, intellectual engagement, and service and makes Effat University widely known for its excellence in all its distinctive academic activities; and cultivate broad inquiry and dynamic learning environment that foster creativity among students, faculty, staff and external community through state of-the-art learning and information resources and services.

  4. To be at the forefront in attracting and retaining a diverse body of students and continue graduating agents of change through providing a transformative learning experience designed to help graduate entrepreneurs create future opportunities and be ambassadors of Queen Effat Legacy.

  5. Maintain and enhance efforts to recruit, nurture, and retain a diverse faculty and staff in order to make the Effat community a place of choice.

  6. To provide a sustainable working and learning environment through optimized operation management of the University's information technology and facilities while ensuring safe and attractive campus facilities, and excellent service delivery, that meets the university evolving needs and future growth and achieve and sustain Financial Stability and strength to enhance the University's competitive position.

  7. To foster a vibrant, successful and interactive research community that generates ideas and discoveries leading to intellectual property, enterprises, socio-economic prosperity and financial wealth, thereby realizing the objectives and aspirations of the Saudi 2030 vision.

  8. Develop and support a culture of service through national and international long term productive partnerships and collaborations that support the community and strengthen the university.​