Al-Qassim University is the first university in the Arab countries, and it is considered one of the best universities in Saudi Arabia, as it provides many educational services to students through specialized programs. It is a governmental university in the Qassim region of the Kingdom, which was established in 2004 jointly by King Saud University and Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University. The university includes about 36 colleges in various majors, including medicine, engineering, information technology, agriculture, management and economics, art, and design. The number of faculty members exceeds 4000, in addition to more than 67,000 students. The university also offers scholarships to many international students.