Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University (PMU) is a dynamic private university located in Al-Khobar area in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. The initiative to establish the University has been taken by a group of renowned individuals under the auspices of HRH Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd Bin Abdulaziz. The University is particularly appropriate for serving the business, industrial and community needs of the KSA.

Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, all programs are taught exclusively in English, in the following subject areas:

Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University offers a variety of programs and services that are intentionally designed to complement and enhance the student’s educational experience at PMU. In order to meet the high admission standards for the degree programs, PMU offers a Preparatory Program of study for students who need additional preparation in the English language, mathematics and learning skills. The decision on whether or not a student should complete the Preparatory Program depends on the results of the English language proficiency test. While students sharpen their intellectual skills in the classroom, programs in campus life are designed to complement classroom learning through experiences, group work, and activities. These programs also provide a variety of opportunities for PMU students to develop additional skills in their six core competencies. PMU also offers excellent facilities for a full range of academic and student services in a manner that recognizes and maintains the cultural and religious values of the Kingdom.

The PMU campus is symmetrically divided to provide facilities for male and female students. The male and female campus houses academic facilities including the College of Engineering, the College of Business Administration, the College of Computer Engineering and Science, the College of Sciences and Human Studies, and the College of Law in addition to the Preparatory Program and the Core Curriculum.

PMU sponsored Scholarships are provided through partnerships with the surrounding community. Since the university will provide programs that are relevant to the needs of the business community, such a sponsored scholars program will connect the private sector with talented students who may later become excellent employees. Additionally, a sponsored scholars program is a tangible and meaningful way for successful people to give back to the community.

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Consistent with the commitment to developing student learning outcomes and competencies, PMU emphasizes “student oriented” teaching and learning methodologies throughout all academic programs. Courses utilize independent learning tasks, group and team based projects, and capstone projects among other techniques. Information technology based resources and methods are an important part of the learning process.

Undergraduate Degree Programs

The structure of PMU academic programs follows the North American model that utilizes the credit hour system, an intensive bridge program to prepare entering students for university study, a common academic Core curriculum that forms a common basis for all degree programs, and individual degree majors that provide the academic specialization and the name of the degree awarded.

College of Engineering (COE)

B.S. in Electrical Engineering (Male/ Female)
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (Male/ Female)
B.S. in Civil Engineering (Male/ Female)
B.S. in Interior Design (Female)
B.S. in Graphic Design (Male/ Female)
B.S. in Architecture (Male/ Female) 

College of Computer Engineering and Science (CCES)

  • B.S. in Information Technology (Male/ Female)
  • B.S. in Computer Science (Male/ Female)
  • B.S. in Computer Engineering (Male/ Female)
  • B.S. in Software Engineering (Male/ Female)

College of Business Administration (COBA)

B.S. in Accounting (Male/ Female)
B.S. in Business Administration (Male/ Female)
B.S. in Management Information Systems (Male/ Female)
B.S. in Human Resource Management (Male/ Female)

College of Law

B.A. in Law (Male/ Female)

Admissions to Undergraduate Programs:

PMU admits students according to the Saudi Arabian governing rules and regulations of higher education without regard to nationality, geographical origin, or religion. Admission is only granted to students who can meet the competitive admission standards. Most students are secondary school graduates from the KSA studying for a university degree, Explore and find the right course for you.

Graduate Degree Programs:

PMU maintains highly competitive admission standards as measured by an admission examination Include Educational Background Work Experience: English Language Proficiency Test (IELTS certificate or TOEFL) and an interview, you can find out more admissions criteria at PMU (here). The graduate options are:

College of Engineering

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME)

College of Business Administration

Master in Business Administration (MBA)

Executive Master in Business Administration (EMBA)

College of Sciences and Human Studies

Master of Science in Education and Human Development (MSEHD)

Teaching Excellence

PMU faculty members understand, believe in, and implement methodologies, techniques, and classroom management styles that are skills-based, student-centered, communicative and interactive. All faculty members actively participate in intensive teacher training before they begin their teaching duties. All PMU Faculty members are experienced in their disciplines. Experiences cover teaching and consulting.

Student to Faculty Ratio

PMU is characterized by a learner-centered rather than a teacher-centered approach to education. The overall student to faculty ration is about 18/1. Class sizes vary with programs and courses.

Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University, has given priority to research both Scientific and Applied and has taken serious steps and initiatives to transform the University to become a research-oriented one. In this regard, PMU has established the University Research Center under which a number of research professors are recruited and various research centers on emerging areas of research. These are Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd Center for Futuristic Studies, Artificial Intelligence Center, and Cybersecurity Center. PMU has also established a Patent Center to support faculty, staff and students in documenting and registering their intellectual properties. The University has provided and continue to provide its faculty, students and staff with the necessary resources, tools, and environment to conduct impactful research. As a result of PMU commitment to research, our distinguished faculty members have significantly improved their research productivity. This is evident in the sharp increase in research publications in the Scopus database under the University affiliation. Since science and technology is global in nature, the University has developed (and continue to develop) several international research collaborative partnerships. Fostering internationalization of our faculty and researchers as well as our students through collaborative research, visits and exchange programs has proven to be indispensable.


Currently, PMU has endowments on strategic research themes. These are:

  1. Prince Sultan Endowment for Energy and Environment
  2. Prince Mohammad Endowment for Nanoscience and Technology
  3. Prince Nayef Endowment for Youth Development

Find a course at Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University

Undergraduate Programs:

Engineering Computer Engineering Business and Economic Law

Electrical Engineering

Information Technology Accounting International Law
Mechanical Engineering Computer Science Finance Commercial Law

Civil Engineering

Computer Engineering

Business Administration 

Criminal Law
Interior Design Software Engineering Management Information System (MIS)  

Graphic Design

Database Design

Human Resource Management



Graduate Programs:

Master in Business Administration (MBA)

Executive Master in Business Administration (EMBA)

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME)