Gulf College

Gulf College

country rank: 19
world rank: 9521

University Overview

Gulf College, a non-profit private higher-education school founded in 2003, is situated in the metropolitan environment of Muscat’s metropolis of Al-Khuwair (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000). Gulf College (GC) is a modest (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational Omani higher education school that is officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education of Oman. Gulf College (GC) provides a variety of courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees, including pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), and bachelor degrees in a variety of fields. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Omani higher-education school, which is 17 years old, has a selective admission process based on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and ratings. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Students at GC have access to a variety of academic and non-academic facilities and services, including a library, dormitories, sports facilities, and administrative services.

University Identity

Acronym GC
Founded 2003
Motto Educational depth...Academic origin
Colours Red and grey

University Location

Address PO Box 885 Al-Khuwair 133 Muscat Oman
Tel +968 2446 8666
Fax +968 2446 8600

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Mabellah Muscat 133 9527 7594 9527 7594

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Arab Universities (AARU) Arab European Leadership Network in Higher Education (ARELEN) Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Arab Organization for Quality Assurance in Education (AROQA) International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE) United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) International Organization for Standardisation (ISO) Oman Quality Network in Higher Education (OQNHE)

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