The college of Education was established in 1386-1387H (1966-1967), pursuant to the agreement between the Ministry of Education and the united nation development program. The Ministry of Education has worked in cooperation with UNISCO to accomplish this project of establishment. In 8/5/1387H, a Royal Decree No 9/11, was issued to integrate the College of Education into King Saud University.
The College of Education is working to meet the educational needs of the community, through offering effective educator preparation programs. It offers programs that improve teaching methods and raise the educational awareness among citizens.