King Khalid University (KKU) is a preeminent university in and of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Since its establishment in 1998 (1419 H), KKU has been at the forefront of higher education in the Middle East. The university provides world-class academic programs spanning a wide variety of professions and educational disciplines. KKU alumni have made and continue to make significant contributions to the development of the Kingdom. There is a great demand for KKU graduates in both commercial enterprises and government agencies.
King Khalid University (KKU) is dedicated to scientific advancement, economic development, and social improvement. As the largest university in the province, KKU is the epicenter of higher education in the region. The university offers many programs in fields of study including science, medicine, and the humanities. KKU graduates have both the theoretical knowledge and practical experience to begin their professional endeavors with confidence and a high degree of competence.
King Khalid University (KKU) maintains a student-centered approach to higher education. All of the university's infrastructure, resources, and efforts are focused on serving student needs. Academic programs are continually reviewed and revised to ensure that courses reflect the latest developments in each discipline. KKU students have the requisite knowledge and skills to apply their course work to further educational and professional endeavors.
King Khalid University (KKU) faculty members are dedicated to higher education and fulfilling the university's objectives. The faculty members strive to meet the needs of individual students during their rigorous academic careers. KKU attracts elite professors and researchers from around the world across many fields of study.
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King Khalid University (KKU) is notably a research university. Scientific development is a key component of the Kingdom’s long-term development plans. KKU supports these developmental efforts by remaining at the forefront of research efforts in many fields and disciplines. KKU attracts research faculty and advanced students from all over the world.
Deanship of Admissions and Registration
King Khalid University - Media Center
The Deanship of Admissions and Registration is pleased to announce that 3,128 of our illustrious students have completed their baccalaureate programs and are eligible for graduation in the 1439-40 academic year.
It is worth noting that the university has implemented a new graduation/degree issuance process to protect the integrity of the university and prevent fraud and forgery. This accredited process applies the highest certification standards to graduation and the associated legal documentation. The public can have complete confidence that those who produce evidence of their education at King Khalid University is both genuine and verifiable.
Dean of Admissions and Registration, Dr. Abdulmohsen Algarni, congratulated our newly minted degree holders from every college and discipline, wishing them great success in their professional and personal aspirations. Dean Algarni expressed his hope and confidence that our graduates will play an essential role in helping to achieve the technical, scientific, and economic development goals outlined in our national programs.
Of note, the Deanship of Admissions and Registration offers a document validation and degree verification e-service. This is part and parcel of the university's information systems modernization efforts and digital transformation.
King Khalid University represented by the Deanship of Admissions and Registration announced the enrollment of more than 13K students for the upcoming academic year.
Dean of Admissions and Registration, Dr. Abdulmohsin Al-Qarni, confirmed that King Khalid University devoted all efforts to provide a streamlined admission process from the admission application form to the issuance of the university identification cards. The admission process was 100% electronic, which offered a fair chance to all applicants through standard requirements and conditions.
The admission process consisted of three stages: 6435 students were accepted in the first stage, 2934 students were accepted in the second stage, and 3878 students were accepted in the third stage.
Dean Al-Qarni highlighted that a set of conditions stipulated by the University Council were applied during the admission period, which is in accordance with the requirements of the Ministry of Education, noting that the admission for this year witnessed remarkable student performance percentages. This was complemented by a firm intention to match student preferences to vacant seats using proprietary software. The newly implemented software is the first of its kind in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and provided 2K students the opportunity to change their majors based on availability.