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Effat university

jeddah, Saudi Arabia

# 3 QS Stars University Ratings
9 Undergraduate programs
0 Postgraduate programs


Institution type Private
Year established
Campus setting Urban
Student population Medium (1,001 to 10,000)
International students 13%
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About Effat university

Effat University is a pioneer private institution of higher education for women in Saudi Arabia and is renowned and internationally connected. The University has seen drastic changes since Queen Effat put forward her lifelong effort and vision into its development. She has molded the education in KSA and made an emphasis on ensuring that it also accommodates traditional Islamic values and respect for all human beings. Furthermore, she ensured that extra-curricular activities become part of a complete education, being updated on modern technological advances and forming connections through international partnerships.



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Courses available 9

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Average living cost in Saudi Arabia

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At Effat University Residence, they welcome students and employees from all walks of life to have safe and comfortable accommodation at their disposal. Students can consider in taking on private full rooms or shared rooms, and the board of these accommodation facilities will ensure that all matters of lodging and academic-support needs of all residents are met. Other services are also provided, including:

  • Maid service
  • Local transportation
  • Access to medical care
  • Round-the clock security
  • Professional supervision
  • 3 meals/day served

Housing Fees for Students: 

Room Type

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Single Small


Single Medium


Single Large


Single Extra Large (40 M²) 


Double Large (per person)



Located at Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Effat University offers a wide range of courses for potential students to broaden their interest and embark on a career.

Effat University, Language and Translation Centre

  • Diploma of English Language and Civilisation
  • Diploma of French Language and Civilisation
  • Short courses - English for Specific Purposes: Business English

Effat University Executive Business Centre

  • Diploma
  • SAP
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Short courses
    • Leadership skills
    • Marketing Skills
    • Talent Management
    • Introduction to Lean Six Sigma

Effat University Art, Architecture and Design Centre

Diploma in Interior Design

  • Diploma
  • Basics of Interior Design
  • Interior Design Specialist Preparation

Diploma of Graphic Design

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • After Effect

Short courses 

  • Video Editing
  • Heritage Economics & Valorization
  • Spatial Analysis of Urban Areas

Effat University, Engineering, Science & Technology Centre

Network Security System Diploma

  • Diploma
  • Fundamentals of Information Security
  • Fundamentals Network Security
  • Fundamentals of Computer Forensics

Decision Support Systems and Data Mining

  • Introduction to Decision Support Systems
  • Introduction to Data Mining and Data Warehousing

Certification courses

  • CompTIA A+

Short courses

  • Advanced Excel
  • Health Information Systems
  • Internet Applications and Web Technologies
  • System Administration and Security
  • Cloud Management and Security: Principles and Best Practice
  • ICDL Preparation Course
  • Data Analysis and Effective Business Decisions

International Test

  • ICDL

Effat University Preparation Centre for International Examinations

  • TOEFL Preparation Course
  • Diploma

Student population

Medium (1,001 to 10,000)

Total population

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