Prince Sultan University, originally founded in 1999 as Prince Sultan private college, was declared as a university in 2003 by the Ministry of Higher Education.
PSU is a non-profit institution established in Riyadh by Al-Riyadh Philanthropic Society for Science and licensed by the Ministry of Higher Education. PSU is the first private university in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
- PSU is at the forefront in providing an opportunity of modern and excellent university education to a greater number of the community youth
- PSU is a non-profit institution established in Riyadh by Al-Riyadh Philanthropic Society for Science and licensed by the Ministry of Higher Education
- In its efforts towards a successful and responsible life-long learning, PSU integrates modern technology, pedagogy and human values
BLAZE TO BRILLIANCE
The business community of Riyadh first evolved the idea of founding the university. HRH Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz gave a generous donation to express his personal support for this important undertaking. HRH Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz has been the chairman of the board of directors of the Riyadh Philanthropic society for Science since the very beginning and in this capacity, he has been instrumental in the establishment of Prince Sultan University of which he is an enthusiastic patron.
Prince Sultan University aims to provide the Middle East with quality education of the highest international standards. In its efforts towards a successful and responsible life-long learning, PSU integrates modern technology, pedagogy and human values for the advancement of scientific research, productivity and leadership towards a more meaningful social life.
ENGAGEMENT THAT ENTHRALS
PSU received its first enrolment applications at the beginning of the academic year 1999- 2000 and the university has a number of current academic programmes, each run by an independent department contributing to prepare academically qualified graduates to meet the needs of the community in the areas of computer science, medical information and applied engineering in its various specialisations.
PSU is at the forefront in providing an opportunity of modern and excellent university education to the youth thus participating in the development of local citizens in the areas needed by the labour market through training and preparation. It also aims at enhancing communication between the educational institutions and the society sectors to meet their needs of academic specialisations.
PSU is committed to an effective management of institutional resources to optimise its multiple roles as catalyst for new learning opportunities, national and international partnerships, continuous studies, professional growth, community service and diversity in educational horizons for the good of humanity.