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 REU must:
    • Submit the completed application form to the Admission and Registration Department (click here);
    • Pay the non-refundable registration fee of 2,000 SR to the Colleges account;
    • Take the entrance examinations and interview.
  • Entrance examinations are administered every week. The examination includes the English Language test and the dexterity test (for dental and dental technology 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 REU.
  • First week of every semester is scheduled for orientation for the new students, where they are exposed to the rules, regulations, curriculum plan, advisory 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 (Freshman)

  • 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.
  • Certificate of medical fitness.
  • Copy of personal identification (ID card, residence card for non-saudi and passport).
  • Two (2) personal photos.
  • Receipt of payments of (2,000) 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 REU from other colleges or universities can submit official transcripts of records with the relevant course specification of courses completed, for purposes of courses equivalency.

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
  • Personal Photograph, White Background
  • Copy of graduation certificate (minimum of very good or above cumulative GPA)
  • Copy of Internship Certificate
  • Copy of Official Academic Record
  • English Proficiency Test exam TOEFL (iBT) or IELTS
  • Copy of Release Letter from your employer that covers the program duration (if applicable)
  • Saudi Dental Licensure Exam (SDLE) Certificate (for Dentistry)
  • (3) Recommendation Letters
  • A personal statement (not more than 300 words), stating your career objectives and your past experiences
  • Copy of Professional Classification and Registration ID of Saudi Commission for Health Specialties
  • Payment of Registration Fees
  • Copy of the National ID or Iqama ID

Registration Fee (Non-Refundable): 5, 000 SAR
Acceptance Administrative Fee (Paid after Acceptance): 5,000 SR
Annual Fee: 180, 000 SAR

Master of Science in Clinical Pharmacy.

Applicants must provide the following requirements:
  • Updated Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Photo, White Background
  • Copy of graduation certificate (minimum of very good or above average GPA)
  • Copy of Official Academic Record
  • English Proficiency Test exam TOEFL (iBT) or ILETS
  • Copy of Release Letter from your employer that covers the program duration (if applicable)
  • (3) Recommendation Letters
  • A personal statement (not more than 300 words), stating your career objectives and your past experiences
  • Copy of Professional Classification and Registration ID of Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (Pharmacist)
  • Payment of Registration Fee
  • Copy of the National ID or Iqama ID

Registration Fee (Non-Refundable): 5, 000 SAR
Acceptance Administrative Fee (Paid after Acceptance): 5,000 SR
Annual Fee: 150, 000 SAR

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 (Non-Refundable): 500 SAR
Annual Fee: 80, 000 SAR