To become one of the leading colleges of science in the region and beyond for its world-class education, cutting-edge research, effective outreach services, and a high-quality Preparatory Year program.


The college of Science & General Studies aspires to:
  • Provide world-class education in sciences to adequately prepare our students to contribute effectively to the development of the country and to the advancement of science.
  • Introduce cutting-edge research programs in the various strategic fields of science taken directly from Saudia's National Science Technology and Innovation Plan (NSTIP) as articulated in Saudi Arabia's Science and Technology National Policy (STNP).
  • Offer high-quality instruction to Alfaisal University Preparatory Program (AUPP) students in the areas of English and Science to prepare them for admission to any challenging university.
  • Pursue outreach activities to help improve the education of sciences in national and regional institutions ranging from secondary to tertiary levels.
  • Establish partnerships with outside private and government stakeholders and engage them in fostering an innovation-based economy.

Department & Programs

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Chemistry

Chemistry is essential to the development of society and offers solutions to today's challenges including environmental issues, sustainable energy, and the development of new medicines.

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Humanities & Social Sciences

The Department is primarily concerned with instilling, promoting and refining the university students' 'Faith', 'Knowledge', and 'Performance'; the crucial underpinnings determined by the late King Faisal (MGBHS) for the advancement of the nation.

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Life Sciences

Department of Life Sciences is to promote understanding of the function of molecules, cells, tissues and organs with a concentration on hereditary factors and genetic mechanisms controlling fundamental biological processes, particularly in relation to the human body..

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Mathematics & Computer Science

Mathematics is critical to the understanding of scientific and engineering concepts as nature laws are best described in a mathematical language, and as engineering concepts are modeled and achieved through mathematical tools.

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Physics

The Department of Physics at Alfaisal University provides high quality physics education, producing well prepared graduates who are confident in their abilities and understanding of various physics subjects. To accomplish this mission, the department relies on its world-class faculty members.

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Nanoscience & Nanotechnology

The Master's Program in Nanoscience & Nanotechnology provides a solid background in materials chemistry, solid state physics, and an introduction to biotechnology.

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University Preparatory Program (UPP)

The AUPP is a centre of excellence in teaching sciences and English. Our experienced instructors, as teachers and mentors, are here to facilitate your learning and the transition to the college of your choice.

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