Educational Accreditation and National Bodies in Saudi Arabia
The accrediting authority in Saudi Arabia is the National Commission for Academic Accreditation and Assessment.
National Commission for Academic Accreditation and Assessment (NCAAA)
The NCAAA was set up in 2004 by the Higher Education Council. It is an independent body that is responsible for the accreditation and quality evaluation of the post-secondary institutions in Saudi Arabia.
P.O. Box 8252
Other National Bodies
Ministry of Education
The Ministry of Education is responsible for general and secondary education, special education, and adult education in Saudi Arabia. It plans the educational policies.
Al Howra'a St, Al Mathar Ash Shamali, Riyadh 12334,
Phone: 966 11 441 5555
Ministry of Higher Education
The Ministry of Higher Education of Saudi Arabia was set up in 1975. This Ministry is responsible for the higher education system in Saudi Arabia. It manages and supervises the higher education institutions, including girl’s colleges and teacher training colleges.
Al Yasmin, Riyadh 13322,
Higher Education Council
The higher education council manages the matters related to higher education in Saudi Arabia. It supervises and coordinates the higher education institutions, encourages research, and formulates rules and regulation for all the institutions.
Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC)
The TVTC is responsible for the technical and vocational education and training centres. TVTC is the leading provider of the vocational and technical training is Saudi Arabia.