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 Facts and Figures



​​Date of Establ​ishment:

Al Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, starting with the College of Sharia, was established in 1373 AH ​ and developed into a university in 1394 AH.

​University President: ​​

His Excellency Prof. Ahmed bin Salem Al-Amiri.


The main campus of the university is located in the city of Riyadh and has approximately an area of 7,029,034 ​ square meters. This includes the university's campus for male students with an area of ​ 2,769,724 ​​square meters, and the King Abdullah City for female students which is around 1,701,885​​ square meters. In addition, there is housing for students and members of the faculty. There are also other facilities including the sports area.
The university also includes the College of Sharia and Islamic Studies (male and female sections) in Al-Ahsa. Located in the Eastern Province of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

​University units:



​University colleges and institutes:​


Academic programs:

The university offers 166​ ​academic programs in various scientific and sharia degrees, distributed accordingly. Beginning with the intermediate diploma and ending with the specialized doctoral degrees. In addition to these programs the university has multiple pre-university programs in its scientific institutes spread throughout the Kingdom.​

University students for the year (1440/1441 AH):


University faculty:​

The total number of faculty members at the university is 4080 ​for the academic year 1440/1441 AH. ​

University manpower:



Scientific research at the university:

​​The university immensely attended the scientific research aspect, as the number of published researches in various scientific fields reached more than 3,279 research papers in scientific publication bodies during the past five years.