on the principle of integration between private and public sectors in
KSA in offering higher education services, the Ministry of Higher
Education encourages private higher education in allacademic
specialties. His Royal Highness Prince Fahad Bin Sultan, Prince of Tabuk
Region, encouragedinvestors to start a private university to spread
culture and education in the city of Tabuk, which has a distinguished
geographical location that serves the region and its surroundings.
was established in the year 1424 H in the city of Tabuk with one
college – the College of Computing. At the beginning of the academic
year 1427 – 28 H a branch for girls was added and was followed by the
addition of the two colleges of Engineering and Business and Management
in 1428 – 29 H. The University is governed by a Board of Trustees
chaired by His Royal Highness Prince Fahad Bin Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz.
The University continues to receive technical support from the American
University of Beirut which offers consulting services on the design of
curricula, selection of faculty, and the development of the University