Preparatory Year Program
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Preparatory Year Program

Since the establishment of KFUPM in 1963, the Preparatory Year Program (PYP) has been a core component of the University’s academic curriculum. It is comprised of three interdependent programs: English, Mathematics, and Science & Engineering. It is continually developing, concurrent with KFUPM academic programs.


To be an innovative program in preparing students for successful university study.


  1. To ensure that students attain a level of academic proficiency that allows them to participate fully at KFUPM.
  2. To provide students with sound academic skills.
  3. To help students develop into well-rounded individuals.