Institutional Accreditation

 

Institutional Accreditation:

It is an independent judgment certificate that the institution has created the conditions, procedures and processes under which it fulfills its mission and objectives, and has a system for evaluating its institutional effectiveness. The evaluation results are used in continuous improvement, and they meet the requirements and standards of quality assurance and accreditation.

 

Benefits of obtaining institutional accreditation:

  1. Recognition of the University as an institution that has met the requirements and standards of academic accreditation.

  2. Enhancing the University's reputation and improving its mental image at the local, regional and international levels.

  3. Raising the level of performance of the university staff by continuous professional development.

  4. Assuring the quality of the University’s inputs, processes and outputs, and improving them.

  5. Increasing the employers' confidence in the quality of the University’s graduates and providing better job opportunities.

  6. Raising the national, regional and international ranking of the University.

  7. Disseminating positive values and minimizing negative trends in the University.

 

The newly developed standards for institutional accreditation from the National Center for Academic Accreditation and Assessment (NCAAA):

Standard 1: Mission, Vision and Strategic Planning.

Standard 2: Governance, leadership and management

Standard 3: Teaching and learning

Standard 4: Students.

Standard 5: Faculty and staff.

Standard 6: Institutional Resources.

Standard 7: Research and Innovation.

Standard 8: Community Partnership.

 

Institutional Accreditation Forms:

  • Institutional accreditation standards

  • Self-assessment Scales

  • Self-Study Report for Institutions

  • Institutional Key Performance Indicators

obtained from:

          https://www.ncaaa.org.sa/Portal/Accreditation/Institutional/Pages/Forms.aspx