Middle East College

Middle East College

country rank: 5
world rank: 6337

University Overview

Middle East College, which was founded in 2002, is a for-profit private higher education school situated in the Muscat city (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Middle East College (MEC) 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. Middle East College (MEC) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, and master degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Omani higher-education school, which is 18 years old, has a selective admission process based on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and ratings. The admission rate for this Omani higher education school is 60-70 percent, making it a moderately selective university. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. MEC also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services to students.

University Identity

Acronym MEC
Founded 2002
Colours Sky blue and burnt sienna

University Location

Address PB 79, PC 124, Knowledge Oasis Muscat, Al Rusayl Muscat 124 Muscat Oman
Tel +968 2453 1400
Fax +968 2444 6028

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 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 60-70%
Admission Office Middle East College, Knowledge Oasis Muscat (KOM) Al Rusayl 124/ 79 24531588 24531737

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Arab Universities (AARU) UNIMED Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) British Computer Society (BCS) European Council for Business Education Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) International Council on Archives

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