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College of Engineering

First: Admission Requirements (Scientific Colleges).

Second: Admission Requirements of the Unified Law of Graduate Studies.

third: Departmental Admission Requirements :

Department

Program

Discipline/Tracks

Admission Requirements

Civil Engineering

MSc in Civil Engineering

  • Construction Engineering and Management
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  1. Applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from KSU or any university accredited by Ministry of Education with a minimum of a “Very Good” (3.75/5) GPA, or equivalent.
  2. A score of at least 53 in the TOEFL-IBT test or equivalent.

PhD in Civil Engineering

  • Construction Engineering and Management
  • Water Resources
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  1. Applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from KSU or any university accredited by Ministry of Education with a minimum of a “Very Good” (3.75/5) GPA, or equivalent.
  2. Applicant must hold a master’s degree in civil engineering from KSU or any university accredited by Ministry of Education with a minimum of “Very Good” (3.75/5) GPA or equivalent.
  3. A score of at least 61 in the TOEFL-IBT test or equivalent
  4. A score of at least 150 in the GRE-Quantitative test.

Chemical Engineering

MSc in Chemical Engineering Chemical Engineering
  1. Applicant must hold a full-time bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from KSU or any university accredited by Ministry of Education with a minimum of a “Very Good” (3.75/5) GPA or equivalent; the applicant holding a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of an “Above Average” (3.25/5) GPA or equivalent may be accepted, provided that the specialty courses’ (chemical engineering) GPA is at least “Very Good” (3.75/5) GPA or equivalent. 
  2. Applicant of other engineering disciplines must hold a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of a “Very Good” (3.75/5) GPA or equivalent.
  3. 3.The bachelor’s degree from technical colleges or equivalent shall not be accepted.
MSc in Polymer Engineering Polymer Engineering

PhD in Chemical Engineering

  • Chemical Industries
  • Process Synthesis and Control
  • Materials Engineering
  • Transport Phenomena
  1. Applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering or equivalent from KSU or any university accredited by Ministry of Education with a minimum of a “Very Good” (3.75/5) GPA or equivalent.
  2. Applicant must hold a master’s degree in chemical engineering or equivalent from KSU or any university accredited by Ministry of Education with a minimum of a “Very Good” (3.75/5) GPA or equivalent.
  3. A score of at least 61 in the TOEFL-IBT test or equivalent.

Electrical Engineering

MSc in Electrical Engineering

  • Electronics
  • Communications
  • Control Systems and Computer
  • Electrical Power
  1. Applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from KSU or any university accredited by Ministry of Education with a minimum of a “Very Good” (3.75/5) GPA or equivalent.
  2.  A score of at least 53 in the TOEFL-IBT test or equivalent.  

PhD in Electrical Engineering

  • Electronics
  • Communications
  • Automatic Control and Computers
  • Electrical Power
  1. Applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from King Saud University or any university accredited by Ministry of Education with a minimum of a “Very Good” (3.75/5) GPA or equivalent.
  2. Applicant must hold a master’s degree in electrical engineering from King Saud University or any university accredited by Ministry of Education with a minimum of a “Very Good” (3.75/5) GPA or equivalent.
  3. A score of at least 61 in the TOEFL-IBT test or equivalent.
  4. A score of at least 151 in the GRE-Quantitative test, except for applicants holding a master’s degree (a thesis track) in electrical engineering from King Saud University with a minimum of a “4.25/5” GPA, provided that the master’s degree is no more than two years old.

Mechanical Engineering

MSc in Mechanical Engineering

  • Solid Mechanics
  • Refractories and Fluids
  1. Applicant must hold a full-time bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from King Saud University or any university accredited by Ministry of Education with a minimum of an “Above Average” (3.25/5) GPA or equivalent, provided that applicant’s GPA of the specialty courses (mechanical engineering) is at least “Very Good” (3.75/5) GPA or equivalent.
  2. Applicant holding a bachelor’s degree in other engineering disciplines from King Saud University or any university accredited by Ministry of Education with a minimum of a “Very Good” (3.75/5) GPA or equivalent may be accepted. 

MSc in Material Engineering

Material Engineering
  1. Applicant must hold a full-time bachelor’s degree in material engineering or mechanical engineering from King Saud University or any university accredited by Ministry of Education with a minimum of an “Above Average” (3.25/5) GPA or equivalent, provided that applicant’s GPA of the specialty courses (material engineering or mechanical engineering) is at least “Very Good” (3.75/5) GPA or equivalent.
  2. Applicant holding a bachelor’s degree in other engineering disciplines from King Saud University or any university accredited by Ministry of Education with a minimum of a “Very Good” (3.75/5) GPA or equivalent may be accepted.

PhD in Mechanical Engineering

  • Solid Mechanics
  • Refractories and Fluids
  1. Applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent engineering sciences from King Saud University or any university accredited by Ministry of Education with a minimum of a “Very Good” (3.75/5) GPA or equivalent.
  2. Applicant must hold a master’s degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent engineering sciences from King Saud University or any university accredited by Ministry of Education with a minimum of a “Very Good” (3.75/5) GPA or equivalent.
  3. A score of at least 61 in the TOEFL-IBT test or equivalent.
  4. A score of at least 148 in the GRE-Quantitative test or at least 75 in Qiyas-Quantitative test.

Industrial Engineering

MSc in Industrial Engineering

  • Manufacturing Systems
  • Industrial Systems
  • Human Systems
  1. Applicant must hold a full-time bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from King Saud University or any university accredited by Ministry of Education with a minimum of a “Very Good” (3.75/5) GPA, or equivalent, or applicant’s general GPA is at least “Good” (2.75/5) or equivalent, provided that the specialty courses’ GPA (industrial engineering) is at least “Very Good.” (3.75/5) GPA, or equivalent.
  2. Applicant holding a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering with a minimum of a “Very Good” (3.75/5) GPA or equivalent may be accepted.
  3. A score of at least 61 in the TOEFL-IBT test or equivalent.

PhD in Industrial Engineering

  • Manufacturing Systems Engineering
  • Human Factors and Safety Engineering
  • Industrial Systems and Supply Chain Engineering
  1. Applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering or mechanical engineering from King Saud University or any university accredited by Ministry of Education.
  2. Applicant must hold a master’s degree in industrial engineering from King Saud University or any university accredited by Ministry of Education with a minimum of a “Very Good” (3.75/5) GPA or equivalent.
  3.  A score of at least 61 in the TOEFL-IBT test or equivalent.

Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering

MSc in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering

  • Well Drilling Engineering
  • Petroleum Production Engineering
  • Petroleum Reservoir Engineering
  1. Applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in petroleum and natural gas engineering from King Saud University or any university accredited by Ministry of Education with a minimum of an “Above Average” (3.25/5) GPA, or equivalent, provided that his specialty courses’ GPA is at least “Very Good” (3.75/5) or equivalent.
  2. Applicant holding a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, geophysics, or geology, with a minimum of a “Very Good” (3.75/5) GPA or equivalent may be accepted.

Council of Joint Master’s Program in Water Desalination Engineering

MSc in Water Desalination Engineering

Water Desalination Engineering
  1. Applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in any engineering disciplines from KSU or any university accredited by Ministry of Education with a minimum of a “Good” (2.75/5) GPA or equivalent, provided that applicant’s GPA the specialty courses at the bachelor’s stage is at least “Very Good” (3.75/5) GPA or equivalent.
  2. The bachelor’s degree from technical colleges or equivalent shall not be accepted.
Council of Joint Master’s Program in Nuclear Engineering MSc in Nuclear Engineering
  • Nuclear Reactor Engineering
  • nuclear radiation Engineering
  1. Applicant must hold a full-time bachelor’s degree in engineering sciences from King Saud University or any university accredited by Ministry of Education with a minimum of a “Very Good” (3.75/5) GPA or equivalent.
  2. A score of at least 45 in the TOEFL-IBT test or equivalent.