Al Yamamah was authorized in September 2008 by the Ministry of Higher Education to operate as a private university (earlier authorized as Al Yamamah College) under the Private Universities Act. Degrees awarded by Al Yamamah University are accredited by Saudi Ministry of Higher Education and recognized by public sector as well as private sector institutions.

To match the standards of professional national and international accreditation agencies, Alyammamah University is accredited by the National Commission for Academic Accreditation and Assessment for the period May 1, 2015 to April 30, 2019 and agrees to uphold the NCAAA Standards for Quality Assurance and Accreditation for Higher Education Institutions/Programs. The NCAAA is an independent body responsible to the Council of Higher Education for the accreditation of post secondary education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Driven by its own commitment to promote quality education, the University is determined to continue meeting the highest standards in this area as a leading institution of higher education.


Under BBA program, COBA offers the following concentrations:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Insurance
  • Quality Management
  • Real Estate Management
  • Entrepreneurship

Under the Department of Law, COBA offers:

  • Public Law
  • Private Law

Under the Masters program COBA offers:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Human Resources Management (MHRM)
  • Executive MBA (EMBA)

College of Computer and Information Systems
CCIS offers a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer and Information Systems (BCIS) with the following concentrations:

  • Programming & Databases
  • Graphics and Multimedia
  • E-commerce
  • Networking & Security Engineering
  • Software Engineering

College of Engineering & Architecture
Department of Interior Architecture (Bachelor of Science)- IAR

  • Interior Architecture Specialization (IAR)
  • Furniture Design Specialization (FUR)
  • Lighting Design Specialization (LGT)

Department of Architecture offers

  • Bachelor of Architecture, Architecture
  • Bachelor of Architecture, Building Science and Technology
  • Bachelor of Architecture, Environmental Design