The College of Business and Economics (CBE) was established in 1981 in Qassim region, under the branch of King Saud University. This branch later acquired an independent status as Qassim University due to growing demand for education in the region. The College of Business and Economics (CBE) moved under Qassim University as one of its first established colleges. The College received its first batch of male students at the beginning of the academic year 1982. The female section of the college was established in 1986 and the first batch was admitted in 1987. In 1996, both male and female campuses of CBE moved to its permanent location at the main Qassim University campus in the Melaida neighborhood near Qassim airport to the northwest of the city of Buraydah. The alumni population of CBE has crossed the 4500 mark, and many alumni are serving at prestigious positions in the various Industries.