Admission Procedures

Bachelors Degree

Riyadh Elm University (Formerly Riyadh Colleges of Dentistry and Pharmacy) accepts new students at the beginning of each semester.

  • Acceptance of students for the first semester starts at the time of the announcement of the general high school results and ends at a specific date each semester.
  • Students who wish to be accepted at RCsDP must:
    • Submit the completed application form to the Admission and Registration Department;
    • Pay the non-refundable registration fee of 5,000 SR to the Colleges account;
    • Take the entrance examinations; and
    • Go through an interview.
  • Entrance examinations are administered every week. The examination includes the English Language test and the dexterity test (for dental applicants). The results are released in the week following the exam.
  • All actions (submission of the documentary requirements, payment of tuition fees, medical examination, etc..) should have been completed by the end of the week following the announcement of acceptance; otherwise, the applicant will lose the right to be accepted / admitted to RCsDP.
  • First week of every semester is scheduled for orientation for the new students, where they are exposed to the rules, regulations, curriculum plan and etc…

Degrees and Programs

Specialty Duration Tuition Fees / Year
Bachelor of Dentistry Six Years + Internship (12 months) 90,000
Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Sciences Five Years + 6 months training 70,000
Bachelor of Nursing Four Years + Internship (12 months) 60,000
Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology Four Years + Internship (12 months) 60,000
Bachelor of Dental Hygiene Four Years + Internship (12 months) 60,000
Bachelor of Dental Assisting Four Years + Internship (12 months) 60,000
Bachelor of Dental Laboratory technology Four Yeas + Internship (12 months) 60,000

Documentary Requirements

  • The original high school certificate or its equivalent.
  • An official declaration of the results of the General Capacity Test administered by the National Center for Measurement and Evaluation.
  • An official declaration of the results of the achievement test from the National Center for Measurement and Evaluation.
  • Certification of good conduct and behavior from previous school.
  • Certificate of medical fitness.
  • Copy of personal identification (ID card – the family ID card, residence card or passport for non- Saudis).
  • Two (2) personal photos.
  • Receipt of payments of (5,000) five thousand riyals in addition to the tuition fees.

Bridging Program for Diploma Degree Holders

Students with diploma degrees may be accepted in the bachelor’s degree programs specialty for the same discipline according to the terms and conditions approved by the board of trustees.

Admission of students Transferring from other Colleges or Universities

Students transferring to RCsDP from other colleges or universities can submit official transcripts of records with the relevant descriptions of courses completed. This is for purposes of transfer of credits or courses equivalence.

Account Number IBAN Number Bank Account Name
Male 2600956611 SA78 4000 0000 0026 0095 6611 SAMBA Riyadh Elm University
Female 2600956441 SA12 4000 0000 0026 0095 6441 SAMBA Riyadh Elm University

Masters Degree

Riyadh Elm University (Formerly Riyadh Colleges of Dentistry and Pharmacy) offers post graduate Studies in the fields of Dentistry and Pharmacy.

Admission Requirement:

Master of Science in Dentistry and Clinical Certificate

Applicants must provide the following:-
  • Updated Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • (4) Personal Photo, (4×6).
  • Copy of Graduation Certificate (B.Sc. in Dentistry).
  • Copy of your Internship Completion Certificate.
  • Certified Academic Record.
  • Minimum TOEFL (520) / IELTS (6)
  • Original Letter of release from your employer that covers the program duration (if employed)
  • Approval from the Administration of Training and Scholarship in the Ministry of Health if you are an employee at the Ministry of Health.
  • SLE Exam Certificate (Saudi Licences Exam)
  • (3) Recommendation Letters
  • A personal statement (not more than 300 words), stating your career objectives and your past experiences
  • Provide a copy of your Professional Registration at the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties
  • Submit the Registration Fee Deposit Slip
  • Provide a Copy of the National ID or Iqama ID
  • Provide a Copy of your Passport

Registration Fee: 10, 000 SAR
Annual Fee: 180, 000 SAR

Account Number IBAN Number Bank Account Name
Male / Female 2600956581 SA15 4000 0000 0026 0095 6581 SAMBA Riyadh Elm University

Master of Science in Clinical Pharmacy.

Applicants must provide the following requirements:
  • Updated Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • (2) Personal Photo (4×6)
  • Provide a certified copy of your Graduation Certificate
  • Provide a certified copy of your Internship Certificate
  • Provide official certified Academic Record
  • Minimum TOEFL (520) / IELTS (6)
  • Provide an original Letter of release from your employer that covers the program duration (2.5 years)
  • Approval from the Administration of Training and Scholarship in the Ministry of Health if you are an employee at the Ministry of Health
  • (3) Recommendation Letters
  • A personnel statement (not more than 300 words), stating your career objectives and your past experiences
  • Provide a copy of your professional registration at the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties
  • Submit the Registration Fee Deposit Slip
  • Provide a Copy of the National ID or Iqama ID
  • Provide a Copy of your Passport

Registration Fee: 10, 000 SAR
Annual Fee: 150, 000 SAR

Account Number IBAN Number Bank Account Name
Male / Female 2600956581 SA15 4000 0000 0026 0095 6581 SAMBA Riyadh Colleges of Dentistry and Pharmacy

Saudi Board Admission Requirements

Riyadh Elm University (Formerly, Riyadh Colleges of Dentistry and Pharmacy) is a recognized training center from Saudi Commission for Health Specialties.

Note: All Saudi Board requirements should be done in The Saudi Commission Health Specialties Office according to their Admission Timetable. specify that you prefer to have REU as your Training Center.

Higher Diploma in Implant Dentistry

The following are the Admission Requirements:
  • Saudi Council License
  • Minimum TOEFL (520) / IELTS (6)
  • Pass in the competitive Admission Examination
  • A  personal statement (not more than 300 words) related to Applicant’s Career Goals
  • Original letter of release from your employer that covers the program duration (1 year)
  • Submit a Copy of Passport
  • Three (3) copies of Recommendation Letters

Registration Fee: 500 SAR
Annual Fee: 80, 000 SAR

Account Number IBAN Number Bank Account Name
Male / Female 2600956581 SA15 4000 0000 0026 0095 6581 SAMBA Riyadh Elm University