Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Evening Preparatory Year and Qualifying Year


- 2019/10/15

First: Evening Preparatory Year Program

This program qualifies secondary school graduates who were not able to join the BA program due to limited capacity.

Duration of the Program:

One academic year.

Participating Colleges:

  1. College of Engineering and Islamic Architecture (Male Students)
  2. College of Computers and Information Systems (Male and Female Students)
  3. College of Business Administration (Male and Female Students)

Program Fees:

12000 SAR for one academic year.

Supervision:

This program is supervised by the College of Community Service and Continuing Education in cooperation with the Joint First Year Deanship.

Procedures of Admission to the Evening Preparatory Year Program:

  1. Admission shall be granted once, before the beginning of the academic year and immediately after the announcement of the results of the secondary school exams, according to the specified period stated on the website.
  2. The students should apply via the Unified Admission Portal on the UQU website.
  3. Preference is given to applicants who meet the stated conditions and standards and according to the capacity of the colleges of the university.
  4. Once the admission results are announced, the students should pay the fees.
  5. The university ID number shall be issued after the students pay the fees via ATM.

Conditions of Admission to the Evening Preparatory Year Program:

  1. The applicant should be a Saudi citizen or born to a Saudi mother (non-Saudis may apply for scholarship programs).
  2. The applicant must have obtained a high school degree or its equivalent from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia or abroad.
  3. The secondary school certificate or its equivalent must be recent (within the previous 5 years).
  4. The student must pass the required admission tests (General Aptitude Test [GAT] and the Summative Assessment), organized by the National Center for Assessment, if required by the relevant department.
  5. The student must pass any other exam or interview required by the college.
  6. The applicant must not have been dismissed from the UQU University or any other university for disciplinary reasons.
  7. The students enrolled in the program shall have the right to join one of the university’s BA programs based on the following requirements:
  • The student must attain a GPA of at least 1.75 out of 4 and pass all courses.
  • The student must apply for one of the majors related to the Deanship of the Preparatory Year, as per the applicable rules and criteria.

Second: Evening Qualifying Year Program

This program qualifies students who could not join the regular BA programs due to limited capacity, after they attend a program of study for one academic year, provided they attain the grade required (2 to 4) in order to proceed to their university study to obtain a BA degree.

Participating Colleges:

College of Shari`ah and Islamic Studies, College of Arabic Language and Literature, College of Da`wah and Fundamentals of Religion, College of Islamic Economics and Finance, College of Social Sciences, College of Applied Sciences, Al-Qunfudhah University College, and Al-Leith University College.

Program Fees:

  • 7000 SAR for all colleges participating in the program.
  • 12000 SAR for the College of Applied Sciences.

Supervision:

This program is supervised by the College of Community Service and Continuing Education.

Mechanism of Admission to the Evening Qualifying Year Program:

  1. Admission shall be granted once, before the beginning of the academic year and immediately after the announcement of the results of the secondary school exams, according to the specified period stated on the website.
  2. The students should apply via the Unified Admission Portal on the UQU website.
  3. Preference is given to applicants who meet the stated conditions and standards and according to the capacity of the colleges of the university.
  4. One the admission results are announced, the students should pay the fees.
  5. The university ID number shall be issued after the students pay the fees via ATM.

Conditions of Admission to the Evening Qualifying Year Program:

  1. The applicant should be a Saudi citizen or born to a Saudi mother (non-Saudis may apply for scholarship programs).
  2. The applicant must have obtained a high school degree or its equivalent from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia or abroad.
  3. The secondary school certificate or its equivalent must be recent (within the previous 5 years).
  4. The student must pass the required admission tests (General Aptitude Test [GAT] and the Summative Assessment), organized by the National Center for Assessment, if required by the relevant department.
  5. The student must pass any other exam or interview required by the college.
  6. The applicant must not have been dismissed from the UQU University or any other university for disciplinary reasons.
  7. The students enrolled in the program shall have the right to join one of the university’s BA programs based on the following requirements:
  • The student must attain a GPA of at least 2 out of 4.
  • The student must not have received a D (deprived) grade in any course.
  • The student must apply for one of the majors related to the college in which they have been qualified, as per the applicable rules and criteria.

 

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