King Fahad University
(Jami'at Al Malek Fahad Lil Batrol Wal Ma'Aden).
A research university
located in the Eastern Province of Saudi
between Dharhan camp
& Khobar city
, Officially Founded in 1963. Statistics may vary, on an average of 5000 enrolling student
s annually only 300 or so will graduate
. Reflecting its tough to complete curriculum
and its insane Math
courses that causes every one to drop out.
Acceptance is highly competitive, A student must earn 80% or above on the national 12th grade exam to be considered for acceptance. The national 12th grade exams covers some 15 courses. 4 in religion "Theology
" , 2 in Arabic "Poetry
", 4 in Science "Math
", an English
and a computer
course just to name some.
Enrolled students gets paid by the Saudi government
s each month, which is equal to 266 U.S. Dollars
. This is not considered to be student aid and the students are not expected to pay back what the government pays them.
KFUPM on the web: http://www.kfupm.edu.sa