Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia

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Education System Overview

In the 2015-2016 academic year, 16 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Saudi Arabia.

Academic year: September– May

Major school holidays/breaks:

Ramadan (May 16-June 14, 2018)
Eid Al Fitr (June 15-17, 2018)
EId Al Adha (August 21-24, 2018)
Saudi National Day (September 23, 2018)

Major exam period(s):

First Semester Exams: January 1

Second Semester Exams: May 24

Structure of the University System

Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 4 years

The language of instruction in universities: Arabic, English