Prince Sattam Abdul-Aziz University

Prince Sattam Abdul-Aziz University

Prince Sattam Bin Abdul-Aziz University is a public institution of higher education in Al-Kharj, Saudi Arabia. It was established in 2005. This university is under the supervision of the Ministry of Higher Education in Saudi Arabia. It is managed by the Rector Dr. Abdul-Aziz Abdullah Al-Hamid of the university. This university is also known as PSAU.

Prince Sattam Bin Abdul-Aziz University History

In 2007, this university was founded by the Royal Decree to transfer a branch of King Saud University in Al-Kharj to the independent university known as the University of Al-Kharj and the accession of all Colleges in the Saih, Wadi, Dalam, Dawaser, Hawtat Bani Tamim, Aflaj and Alhareeq.

The name of the university was personalized by a Royal Decree to the University of Prince Salman bin Abdul-Aziz on 23-10-1432 according to the Muslim Calendar. The name of this university changed to Prince Sattam bin Abdul-Aziz University from the start of 1436-2015.

Former Name of the Prince Sattam Bin Abdul-Aziz University

Formerly, this university was known as the Prince Salman bin Abdul-Aziz University.

Former Rectors of the Prince Sattam Bin Abdul-Aziz University



Dr. Abdulrahman Mohammed Alasimi

2009 to 2017

Dr. Abdul-Aziz Abdullah Alhamid

2017 to 2021

President of the Prince Sattam Bin Abdul-Aziz University

Dr. Abdulrahman H. Altalhi is the President of this university. He was appointed as the President of this university in 2021 and is still present.

Student Enrolled at Prince Sattam Bin Abdul-Aziz University

This university enrolled almost more than 30,000 students. It has almost 2,000 academic staff in its academic year.

Prince Sattam Bin Abdul-Aziz University Fee Structure 2023/2024

Type of Fee


Bachelor (B.Sc.) Degree

14.000$ to 19.000$
Master (M/Sc) Degree / PhD

6.000$ to 9.000$ or 15.000$ to 19.000$


850$ to 3.600$ per Month

Admission Requirements at Prince Sattam Bin Abdul-Aziz University

  • Application Fees
  • Diploma or Certificate (if required then translated into Arabic)
  • Transcripts of the Previous Academic Records
  • Identity Documents such as Passport & Copy of Residence
  • Digital Photo in Size 3*4
  • Language Certificate
  • Medical Certificate

Prince Sattam Bin Abdul-Aziz University Campuses

This university has its major campus situated in Al-Kharj, Saudi Arabia. Also, this university runs 4 smaller campuses:

  •  Slayer
  • Hotel Bani Tamim
  •  Aflaj
  • Wadi Addawasir

All of the campuses of the university offer state-of-the-art Art Facilities including Classrooms, Labs, Teaching Hospitals, and clinics. It also offers services such as Common Rooms, Study Spaces, Computer Workstations, Recreational Spaces, Student Support Services, Research Units and centers, and Dining Options in addition to research libraries with a wide range of Volumes and Items.


This university is ranked as #15th in Saudi Arabia. It is amongst the top 90 universities by the QS Top Universities in the Arab region. Also, it is ranked # 14th nationally and as # 37th by UniRank in the Arab Region. This university is in the top 3000 universities in several league tables involving Webometrics.

Administration at Prince Sattam Bin Abdul-Aziz University

Top Management

  • Rector Office

Vice Rectories

  • Vice-Rectorate
  • Vice-Rectorate of Female Students Affairs
  • Vice-Rectorate of Education & Academic Affairs
  • Vice-Rectorate of Postgraduate Studies & Scientific Research
  • Vice-Rectorate of Branches


  • Deanship of Postgraduate Studies
  • Deanship of Library Affairs
  • Deanship of Development and Quality
  • Deanship of IT & Distance Learning
  • Deanships of Preparatory Year
  • Deanship of Scientific Research
  • Deanship of Admission & Registration
  • Deanship of Human Resources
  • Deanship of Student Affairs
  • Deanship of Community Service & Continuing Education

Prince Sattam Bin Abdul-Aziz University Academics

Colleges situated in Al Kharj are:

  • College of Medicine

The college comprises of these Departments:

  • Basic Medical Departments
  • Department of Pediatrics
  • Department of Internal Medicine
  • Department of Surgery
  • Department of Gynecology & Obstetrics

College of Pharmacy

  • Department of Pharmaceutics
  • Department of Pharmacology
  • Department of Clinical Pharmacy
  • Department of Pharmacognosy
  • Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Dentistry College

  • Department of Teeth Reformation
  • Department of Preventive Dental
  • Department of Prosthetic Dental Sciences

College of Applied Medical Sciences

  • Department of Nursing
  • Department of Physical Therapy and Health Rehabilitation
  • Department of Biomedical Equipment Technology
  • Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging
  • Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences

College of Education

  • Department of Islamic Studies
  • Kindergarten Department
  • Department of Psychology
  • Department of Curriculum and Instruction
  • Department of Arabic Language
  • Department of Educational Sciences
  • Department of Special Education

 Science and Humanities College

  • Department of Islamic Studies
  • Department of Business Administration
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of English
  • Department of Arabic Language
  • Department of Accounting
  • Department of Computer Science

Prince Sattam Bin Abdul-Aziz University Endowments

It is a program formed by this university. This program aims to develop the role of the university in activating partnerships and community service and development. It activates the relationship between the university and society.

It achieves self-sufficiency for the resources of the university to be self-contained as endowment incomes are spent on supporting activities, research, advancing scientific research and study centers that lead to improving the university level.

In international classifications and intensification research and development efforts and education support for university hospitals and health research to treat chronic diseases and to conduct research beneficial to humanity.

Endowments Objectives

  1. Funding Scholarships for Needy Students to support them financially and support the fields of Righteousness, Charity, and Social and health Solidarity community in the university
  2. To support Research Projects that address the problems of the governorates and serve their development goals
  3. Increasing human resources at the university and attracting notable Scientific, Administrative & Investment Capabilities
  4. Supporting the long-term production budget for future generations
  5.  Financing the communications of the educational process of the university in all its specializations

Programs at Prince Sattam Bin Abdul-Aziz University

This university offers several undergraduate and graduate programs some of which are:

  • Marketing
  • English
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Community Health
  • Home Economics
  • Computer Engineering
  • Educational Sciences
  • Islamic Studies
  • Applied Medical Sciences
  • Nursing
  • Radiology
  • Pharmacy
  • Health Rehabilitation
  • Finance
  • Literature
  • Information System & Management

Institute of Research and Consulting Service

On December 5, 2010, the Institute of Research and Consulting Service was established upon the resolution of Higher Education Council No 62. On December 27, 2010, this resolution was permitted by The Custodian of The Two Holy Mosques.

The Prime Minister, and the Chairman of the Higher Education Council Directive Dispatch No. 446/M/B under which the Institute is allowed to conduct Paid Studies and provide Consultancy, Scientific & Research services for all government and civil sectors.

University Hospital

The university hospital of PSAU involves all Medical Specialties. It provides its services through 36 general and specialized Clinics further to Male and Female Clinics in the colleges.

Contact Us


Al-Kharj 16278, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Phone No

+966 11 588 8888

+966 11588 2000

Official Website

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FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

What is the GPA requirement of this university?

The minimum GPA required at this university is nearly 2.5.

What is the acceptance rate of PSAU?

The acceptance rate of this university is 36%.

What are the core values of this university?

  • Commitment to the Finest Quality
  • Observing Allah in All Deeds
  • Standards for the Achievements of Distinction & Development
  • Dealing with all Persons with Equity

What is the salary of a lecturer at this university?

The salary of a lecturer at this university is almost ₹ 8, 97,500 per Year.

What is the student ratio of females to males at this university?

The ratio of females to males at this university is 61: 39.


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