Based on the principle of integration between private and public sectors in KSA in offering higher education services, the Ministry of Higher Education encourages private higher education in allacademic specialties. His Royal Highness Prince Fahad Bin Sultan, Prince of Tabuk Region, encouragedinvestors to start a private university to spread culture and education in the city of Tabuk, which has a distinguished geographical location that serves the region and its surroundings.
FBSU was established in the year 1424 H in the city of Tabuk with one college – the College of Computing. At the beginning of the academic year 1427 – 28 H a branch for girls was added and was followed by the addition of the two colleges of Engineering and Business and Management in 1428 – 29 H. The University is governed by a Board of Trustees chaired by His Royal Highness Prince Fahad Bin Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz. The University continues to receive technical support from the American University of Beirut which offers consulting services on the design of curricula, selection of faculty, and the development of the University bylaws.
Fahad Bin Sultan University is a private higher education institution located in the small city of Tabuk (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia, Fahad Bin Sultan University (FBSU) is a small (enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Fahad Bin Sultan University (FBSU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. FBSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, as well as administrative services.
University mission is to offer high quality academic programs through distinguished faculty and administrative staff and modern educational and research facilities in an environment conducive for innovation and advancement of knowledge to inspire students’ continuous learning, develop their skills, explore their potentials, and instill in them a sense of leadership while preserving a strong commitment to the highest ethical standards.