Yanbu University College
Yanbu University College was established in 2005, in the city of Yanbu Al-Sinaiyah, it is a governmental institution offering post-secondary education dedicated to prepare and train a workforce to serve the local industry, and run under the auspices of the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu. There are three departments of the Yanbu University College that offer degree programmes each with its own internal structure and activities, which are the Computer Science and Engineering, the Management Sciences and Arts and Social Sciences departments. Teaching at YUC is structured around these departments of study. A student is registered in one of the departments depending on the programme the student is interested in pursuing. In addition to these departments, the Department of General Studies and Department of Math offer courses which students registered in the main three departments need to take in order to complete their degrees.
The university consists of a male campus which is made up of three buildings; two of them, unofficially referred to as Jabriyah-1 and Jabriyah-2, are adjacent to each other in the Haii-Jabriyah area of Yanbu Industrial City, while the third building is in the Haii-Faisal area. And a female campus was recently completed and is located in the Haii-Aziziyah area.
Yanbu University College has recently obtained the accreditation from the Ministry of Civil Services to recognize bachelor degree in the index scale for all university specialties. The university is also working on getting accreditation from National Commission for Academic Accreditation and Assessment.