​Praise be to Allah the Lord of the worlds, and may the blessings and peace of Allah be upon the most honored messenger, our prophet Muhammad, and upon all his family and companions.

I am pleased to welcome you to the website of the Faculty of Computing and Information Technology in Rafha.

The revolution in technology, information, knowledge, smart devices, high performance computers, etc. has immersed all areas of our life and become a necessity. These intensive developments would not have been without the existence of eminent educational systems based on continuous improvement in the various fields of computer science. And, to follow these developments and to build a generation capable of dealing and interacting with this technology with all responsibility and seriousness, the decision to establish the Faculty of Computing and Information Technology came with a specific vision that provides quality education which takes international quality standards in teaching various computer sciences domains, serving citizens of our country in general, and people of northern border region in particular.

The efforts of our faculty and the perseverance of our employees, with the support of the university's senior management, resulted in all our programs obtaining international academic accreditation by the American Accreditation Council for Engineering and Technology (ABET) to rise to a distinguished position among the faculties of computers at the national and international levels.

Based on its responsibilities, the faculty contributes to achieve the vision and mission of the university by continuously striving for excellence and leadership in the fields of computer science, technology, and information systems locally and regionally by working on:

  • + Making a qualitative leap for the faulty in the overall quality of all academic, educational, research, community and administrative practices, in accordance with the standards of quality and academic accreditation.
  • + Providing quality education based on emerging knowledge and skills, and contributing to creative research and applications to serve the community.
  • + Building a strong community partnership that serves the community by offering awareness programs and specialized courses targeting relevant groups and providing necessary consultations and studies to them.
  • + Creating post-graduate studies programs that contribute to the graduation and development of a national human capital of qualified researchers and experts, and the production of applied research that serves the community.
  • + Preparing students with different skills and theoretical and practical qualification to ensure them a competitive priority in the labor market locally and regionally.

Our faculty believes that the student is the focus of the educational process, and is the center of its attention, and accordingly all its scientific and educational activities revolve and strive to enhance his role in learning, acquiring knowledge and understanding professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities, and it works with students as one homogeneous team, with clear policies that promote improvement of institutional performance and work.

We ask Allah to help us serve this great scientific edifice and achieve its ambitions and aspirations to produce national competencies distinguished by a spirit of responsibility to participate in advancing growth, serving ambitious development plans and achieving the aspirations of the Kingdom's Vision 2030.


​​Dean of the Faculty of Computing and Information Technology,

Dr. Saleh Mohammed Altowaijri