2003 News Story

Higher education ministry approves new private colleges

The Ministry of Higher Education has granted licenses for the establishment of 36 new private colleges over the next few years. There are already six private colleges in Jeddah, Riyadh, Abha and Al-Baha. The new colleges will be set up in Riyadh, Jeddah, Tabuk, Hail, Buraidah, Madinah, Qasim, Taif and the Eastern Province.