University of Ha’il started as a community college, called Hail Community College (HCC), under the auspices of King Fhad University of Petroleum & Minerals in September 1998. HCC was the first Community College to open in a planned expansion of educational opportunities for Saudi Arabian high school graduates. HCC started by offering three-years Associate degree programs in Business Administration, Computer Systems, and Electronics Engineering and Instrumentation. Later on, HCC offered three Bachelor degree programs in Applied Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Management Information Systems.
University of Ha’il was officially established by Royal Decree on 30 Rabi II, 1426H (7 June 2005). The university consists of five colleges: College of Medicine & Medical Sciences, College of Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Computer Science & Engineering, and Community College. The first students were admitted on 11 February 2006. In 2007, two existing colleges joined the university, which are Teachers College and Girls Education College. These two colleges were originally under the auspices of the Ministry of Education. The university enrolment has grown to more than 16,000 students.
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Hail University that are published in OMICS International journals.