University of Dammam (The new name is Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University) located in King Faisal Rd, As Saif, Dammam
. it is a public university, it was founded in 1975. It started with two colleges, Medicine and Architecture/Planning, Other colleges followed: Applied Medical Sciences 1995, Dentistry 2001, Applied Studies and Community Services 2003 and Nursing, now the university includes 21 colleges spread throughout the Eastern Province and a student population of over 45,000.
College of Medicine, College of Dentistry, College of Nursing. College of Applied Medical Sciences, College of Clinical Pharmacy, College of Public Health, College of Applied Medical Sciences - Jubail, College of Architecture and Planning, College of Design, College of Engineering, College of Applied Studies and Community Service, College of Business Administration, College of Computer Science and Information Technology, College of Science, Community College, College of Arts, College of Education – Dammam, College of Education – Jubail, College of Sharia and Law.
As a preeminent research-based institution, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University continues to grow and develop, continually assessing and improving its curricula and expanding its academic capabilities in all disciplines, while at the same time engaging the public in addressing environmental and community challenges.
Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University aims to be a leading University achieving distinction nationally, regionally and internationally, and working on Provide creative knowledge, research, and professional services with effective community partnerships.