The northern border area is located in the far north of Saudi Arabia, 950 km along the Iraqi border, and Jordan, and its administrative center is the city of Arar - the seat of the Emirate of the region - and located in the area of the area at a distance.
The area of the northern border area is 104,000 km2. This area constitutes 5.3% of the total area of the Kingdom. The area is about 300 meters above sea level and the population is estimated at 395297.
Northern Frontier University, a Saudi University, was established by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz during his historic visit to the northern border region in 1428H 2007 where he joined the Faculty of Science in Arar, which was affiliated to King Abdulaziz University.
The area of the northern border area is estimated at 104,000 km2. The area is about 300 meters above sea level and the population is estimated at 395297. The population census 2014 based on the results of the census in 2010.
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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:
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