Al Yamamah University (YU) is a university based in Riyadh and recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education.
Al-Asala University is considered one of the private universities in Saudi Arabia that seeks to prepare Saudi youth for the job market.
Dar al Uloom University (DAU) is a private university located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It was founded as Dar al Uloom Private College in 2008 and received university status in 2009.
Dar Al-Hekma University is a private, non-profit institution of higher education for women in Jeddah.
Established in 1967, King Abdulaziz University is located in the large city of Jeddah and it aims at spreading higher education in the western area of Saudi Arabia.
King Saud University is The Kingdom's first institute of higher education, it was opened in Riyadh in 1957.
Prince Mohammad bin Fahd University (PMU), is a private university in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. It was founded by Prince Muhammad bin Fahd, former governor of the Eastern Province.
Located in Riyadh, Prince Sultan University (PSU) is the first private university founded in Saudi Arabia.
Princess Nourah Bint Abdulrahman University is one of the outcomes of the attention given to the higher education of women. This attention started early, when the General Presidency for the Education of Girls established the first college for women in 1970. On Wednesday, 29/10/2008, the university was honored with the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques placing the cornerstone for the university campus. His Majesty at that time saw it best to change the name to Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University (PNU); Princess Nourah being the sister of the founder of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the late King Abdul Aziz bin Abdulrahman.
Umm Al-Qura University is a large public Islamic university located in the city of Mecca. The university was established as the College of Islamic Law (Shariia) in 1949. Then it was renamed as "Umm Al-Qura" by royal decree in 1981, and joined by new colleges.