Graduate Students

Admission Requirements

All applicants for admission are required to have the followings:

  1. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution recognized by the Ministry of Education (MOE) with a minimum cumulative GPA of 1.75/4.0 or 2.75/5.0.
  2. Applicants earned their Bachelor’s degrees from a country where English is not the official language must satisfy, at least, one of the following English proficiency tests (not older than three years from the admission date):
    • TOEFL iBT = 70 or above with a minimum score of 65 in all parts
    • IELTS = 6:0 or above with a minimum score of 5:5 in all parts
    • STEP = 90 or above
    • Al Yamamah University’s English Placement Test (EPS) = L7 or above
  1. Updated curriculum vitae (CV)
  2. Applicants with non- business backgrounds may be required to complete one or two of the Pre-Grad courses (foundation courses).

EMBA Admission Requirements

All applicants for admission to the EMBA program at the College of Business Administration are required to have the followings:

  1. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution recognized by the Ministry of Education (MOE) with a minimum cumulative GPA of 1.75/4.0 or 2.75/5.0.
  2. Applicants earned their Bachelor’s degrees from a country where English is not the official language must satisfy, at least, one of the following English proficiency tests (not older than three years from the admission date):
    • TOEFL iBT = 70 or above with a minimum score of 65 in all parts
    • IELTS = 6:0 or above with a minimum score of 5:5 in all parts
    • STEP = 90 or above
    • Al Yamamah University’s English Placement Test (EPS) = L7 or above
  1. Minimum of three-year professional work experience in leading positions.
  2. Updated curriculum vitae (CV)
  3. Applicants with non- business backgrounds may be required to complete one or two of the Pre-Grad courses (foundation courses).

Application Process

To complete your application file, please follow steps detailed below: As well, you may contact YU Graduate Admission Office at adpgs@yu.edu.sa for further information and guidance.

STEP 1:  Fill-in the application form; (Click Here)

STEP 2: Submit (scan) the following documents:

  • A copy of the original college certificate/diploma
  • A copy of the original college transcript of records/student academic records
  • English Proficiency Scores: TOEFL, IELTS, STEP
  • A copy of the national ID or Iqama
  • An updated curriculum vitae (CV)

STEP 3: The Graduate Admission Office will review all applications. Acceptance letters will be sent to applicants who have been admitted into the graduate programs.

STEP 4: After receiving the acceptance letter, you need to visit YU campus and pay the registration fees to reserve your seat, get your student ID card, and YU email account.