Khobar is one of the main cities in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia with a population of 941,358. Dammam, Khobar and Dhahran closely joined as a triangle, as Khobar is located east of Dammam, 25 km away from it, and about 10 km away from Dhahran. Al Khobar city is characterized by the abundance of markets and commercial movement, and there is the largest commercial complex in the Kingdom, which is the Al-Rashid Mall.
In addition to its wonderful location, Al Khobar is characterized by its lovely streets, beautiful parks, as well as a distinctive Khobar Corniche and several facilities such as luxury restaurants, high-end hotels with wonderful views of the Arabian Gulf.
Al-Khubar has more than 100 public and private educational institutes. In addition, Al Khobar city is home to several. International Schools, which serve a number of students from various expatriate communities. For higher education, Al-Khobar city is served by more than 4 private and public universities, which have a variety of majors and colleges.
Prince Muhammad Bin Fahd University is the first private institution licensed by the Ministry of Higher Education in Al Khobar of the Eastern Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It is named after Prince Muhammad bin Fahd, the former governor of the Eastern Province. Academic degrees issued by Prince Muhammad Bin Fahd University (PMU) are internationally accepted, and degrees acquired at the university are accepted for transfers in most US universities.
The International Technical College is Part of Al-Khobar Public Universities for Girls, and one of the most prominent colleges in Saudi Arabia, as it is a governmental college affiliated with the General Organization for Technical and Vocational Training, which was established with the aim of providing distinctive qualification with the highest quality standards for technical and vocational training for Saudi national cadres. The student studies a diploma in multiple disciplines according to the needs of the labor market. The program structure offered by the International Technical College for Girls in Al-Khobar consists of:
The college Majors:
Being a nursing student is both an academic challenge as well as an incredible honor. The College is a branch of Saad Company for educational services in Al – Khobar. It is organized under the laws of Saudi Arabia and the Bylaws, Rules, and Regulations of the Ministry of Higher Education of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Saad College of nursing was established in 2006 to foster young ambitious students, build up their skills, develop their knowledge to provide the highest quality graduates in healthcare services, who pursue life-long learning experience and who actively seek opportunities to contribute to their profession and society as a whole. The college comprises two majors of 1000 students’ capacity.
As we mentioned, Al Khobar, Dammam, and Dahran are in the same place. So you should know some of the universities in Dammam such as Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University. Imam Abdul Rahman bin Faisal University is a Saudi government university established in 1975, located on the coastal road linking the cities of Dammam and Khobar. The university started with two colleges, the College of Medicine and the College of Architecture, after which the institution grew into a pioneering university that includes about 21 colleges and more than 45,000 students. There are many majors in health colleges, engineering colleges, colleges of science and administration, and colleges of arts and education.
One of the most important universities in Dhahran. It is a public university in Dhahran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It was formally established by royal decree in 1963. prepares leading graduates who have knowledge and behavior that distinguishes them from their peers and puts them at the forefront. Among the Saudi universities, its programs in the fields of science, engineering, business, and management are the most popular in the country as well as the region as a whole.
The strategic location of Al-Khobar city led to its emergence as a leading commercial, business, and residential center in the Eastern Province, as it is located between Dammam and Dhahran. Al Khobar city caters to the needs of all expatriates, with different daily needs. In addition to shopping malls, the most important of which are Al-Rashid Mall (the largest shopping center in the Arab Gulf region), Dhahran Mall, and Al Khobar Mall. And parks such as the entertainment park Talal Street, Al Aqrabiyah parks, Al Hizam parks and the Corniche neighborhood parks.
There are also a number of chalets and resorts overlooking the Arabian Gulf, such as Sunset Beach Resort, Prince Muhammad Bin Fahd Chalets, Palm Chalets, Half Moon Village chalets and Holiday Inn Resort. The city is characterized by its wonderful tourist entertainment centers and many beaches such as Aramco Beach, Azizia Beach, and Half Moon Beach.