Acceptance procedure

Admission to Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal University is a competitive one where the highest grade will fill vacant seats according to the following formula:

30% Secondary School GPA + 30% General Aptitude Test    + 40% Standard Achievement Admission Test  

You may watch the competitive admission procedure at Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal University by visiting to the following link:


Instructions for Selecting and Getting preferences:

  • - The Applicant determines his/her preferences with a maximum of (12 preferences) carefully and arranges them according to his/her priority so that the first preference is the highest in the priority and then goes down in the following preferences. The applicant may choose as less as one preference, knowing that the higher the number of chosen preferences, the greater the chance of granting admission to the university.
  • - Non-Saudi applicants will be shown the preferences that non-Saudi students can be accepted in.
  • - The applicant can modify his/her preferences only during the application period. After the end of this period, the applicant cannot modify the preferences nor their order and this counts as a contract between the applicant and the university. With that, the applicant gets the highest preference given by the achieved percentage.