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 Tuition Fee Regulations

REVISED FEE STRUCTURE AND STUDENT CLASSIFICATION

The University revised its fee structure and student classification in April 2021 for graduate students.

Previously, all graduate students were broadly classified as Full-Time or Part-Time.

The new classification is Scholarship or Non-Scholarship students.

Scholarship students are those who are offered monthly financial benefits by the University. They do not pay any tuition fee.

Non-scholarship students are the ones who are not offered any financial benefits and need to pay tuition fee as per the following revised fee structure:

Fee in SAR for All Non-Thesis programs including MBA
(Except Executive and MX Programs)

  1. Self-Sponsored Students

  2. Nationality Registration Fee per semester Fee per credit hour
    Saudi 5000 500
    Non-Saudi 7500 500

    Saudi students enrolled in these programs are charged 5K SAR as registration fee per semester, each semester, and 500 SAR for every credit hour registered. Whereas, non-Saudi students are charged 7.5K SAR as registration fee per semester, and 500 SAR for every credit hour registered.

    As an example, a Saudi and a Non-Saudi student in a non-thesis program of 30 credit hours pay fee as per the following table:
    For Saudis
    Number of semesters 4 5 6 7 8
    Total semester registration fee (Fee per semester = 5000) 20000 25000 30000 35000 40000
    Number of credit hours 30 30 30 30 30
    Total credit hour fee (Fee per credit hour = 500) 15000 15000 15000 15000 15000
    Total Program Fee 35000 40000 45000 50000 55000
     
    For Non-Saudis
    Number of semesters 4 5 6 7 8
    Total semester registration fee (Fee per semester = 7500) 30000 37500 45000 52500 60000
    Number of credit hours 30 30 30 30 30
    Total credit hour fee (Fee per credit hour = 500) 15000 15000 15000 15000 15000
    Total Program Fee 45000 52500 60000 67500 75000

     
  3. Employer-Sponsored Students
  4. Students sponsored by their employers from private sectors (except KFUPM) are charged SAR 150,000 for the whole program.

    Government sector sponsored students pay fee according to the tables above.


Fee in SAR for Thesis programs
(Master of Science & PhD)

  1. Self-Sponsored Students

  2. Nationality Registration Fee per semester from 1st Admission semester until 1st Thesis/Dissertation semester Registration Fee per semester from 2nd Thesis/Dissertation Semester till last semester program Per Credit Hour Fee
    Saudi 5000 2500 500
    Non-Saudi 7500 3750 500

    Saudi students enrolled in these programs are charged 5K SAR as semester registration fee, per semester, and 500 SAR for every credit hour registered. However, at the thesis stage the students are charged 5K SAR for the first semester working on thesis, and 2.5K SAR for subsequent semesters. Similarly, non-Saudi students are charged 7.5K SAR as semester registration fee, per semester, and 500 SAR for every credit hour registered. However, at the thesis stage the students are charged 7.5K SAR for the first semester working on thesis, and 3.75K SAR for subsequent semesters on thesis.

    As an example, a Saudi and a Non-Saudi student in a thesis based program of 30 credit hours pay fee as per the following table:

    For Saudis
    Number of semesters 5
    (2 Thesis Semesters)
    6
    (3 Thesis Semesters)
    6
    (2 Thesis Semesters)
    7
    (3 Thesis Semesters)
    8
    (4 Thesis Semesters)
    Total semester registration fee (Fee per semester = 5000) 22500 25000 27500 30000 32500
    Number of credit hours 30 30 30 30 30
    Total credit hour fee (Fee per credit hour = 500) 15000 15000 15000 15000 15000
    Total Program Fee 37500 40000 42500 45000 47500

     

    For Non-Saudis
    Number of semesters 5
    (2 Thesis Semesters)
    6
    (3 Thesis Semesters)
    6
    (2 Thesis Semesters)
    7
    (3 Thesis Semesters)
    8
    (4 Thesis Semesters)
    Total semester registration fee (Fee per semester = 7500) 33750 37500 41250 45000 48750
    Number of credit hours 30 30 30 30 30
    Total credit hour fee (Fee per credit hour = 500) 15000 15000 15000 15000 15000
    Total Program Fee 48750 52500 56250 60000 63750


  3. Employer-Sponsored Students

Students sponsored by their employers from private sectors (except KFUPM) are charged SAR 150,000 for the whole program.

Government sector sponsored students pay fee according to the tables above.


Fee in SAR for One-year Master programs (MX)

  Tuition (Full Program) Fee Payment
Sponsored
Sponsor
150,000
Sponsor
Non-Sponsored, Saudi
KFUPM Continuing* 10,000

50% refundable at successful completion with the same cohort

To be paid in full within 2 weeks from admission letter
KFUPM Returning 20,000 50% to be paid within 2 weeks from admission letter. The rest before the beginning of the 2nd semester
Non-KFUPM 40,000
Non-Sponsored, Expat
KFUPM Continuing* 20,000, non-refundable 50% to be paid within 2 weeks from admission letter. The rest before the beginning of the 2nd semester
KFUPM Returning 40,000
Non-KFUPM 60,000

*Continuing: Those graduating in Terms 201, 202, or 203


Fee in SAR for Executive MBA and Master of Engineering in Sustainable & Renewable Energy

Executive programs students enrolled in these programs pay as below for the whole program:

Executive Program Program Fee (plus VAT*)
Executive MBA 130,000
Master of Engineering in Sustainable & Renewable Energy 90,000

*This fee does not include VAT

Executive MBA - SAR 130K+VAT for EMBA and SAR 90K+VAT for MENG-SRE. (For the whole program).

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