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 Tuition Fee Regulations

(Only For Part-Time Graduate Students)

The Deanship of Graduate Studies is pleased to announce the launching of the new Tuition Fee Payment through Banner. The following summarizes the regulations of the new Tuition Fee Payment system.

  1. All part-time graduate students are required to pay full tuition fees according to the below table.

  2. KFUPM staff members continuing graduate degrees in KFUPM are waived 50% of the tuition fee.

  3. Deadline for tuition fee payment is the end of the second week of the semester, i.e., right after the "Last day for dropping a course(s) without permanent record" as published on the University Registrar's website ( 

  4. The tuition fee is chargeable for all courses with a permanent record in the student's transcript. This includes courses with all grades such as W, WP, WN, WF, DN, IC, NF, NP, etc.

  5. Thesis/Dissertation courses (610, 711 and 712) are charged in the first term registered and if there is a change in the fees and the thesis in progress, the student must pay the difference. 

  6. Failure to pay the tuition on time will result in stopping all academic transactions of the student and subsequently a registration hold for the next semester.

  7. The tuition fee is only payable through ATM/Debit Cards. No cash or credit cards are accepted for tuition fee payment.

  8. In order to pay the tuition fee, the student (or anyone on his behalf) must visit the Deanship of Graduate Studies. Please look for Mr. Abdullah Al-Jaffal in Office # 262 of Building #68.

  9. Upon any payment made by the student, he must acquire a stamped receipt of the paid tuition fee (see below the sample of the receipt) and must keep the original Mada transaction receipt slip. This will ensure that the payment made has been duly entered into Banner and is counted towards the tuition fee balance of the student. 

  10. No claims of paid tuition fees will be accepted without a stamped receipt and the Mada card original receipt slip.

  11. The tuition fees for different categories of students are as follows:

    Saudi Part-time Graduate Students SR300 per credit hour.
    Non-Saudi Part-time Graduate Students SR550 per credit hour
    Part-time Pre Graduate Students admitted with Low GPA (Saudis and Non-Saudis) SR550 per credit hour 

  12. A VAT amount of 5% applies to tuition fees for registered courses starting from semester 172 onwards.

  13. Detailed tuition fee statement is accessible through the following path:

            KFUPM Portal ( => Graduate Studies page => Tuition fee Statement (for Part-Time Students).


Fee Receipt Sample