Sultan Qaboos University

Sultan Qaboos University Ranking

country rank: 1
world rank: 2389

University Overview

Sultan Qaboos University ranking, established in 1986, is a non-profit public higher education institution situated in Muscat’s metropolitan environment (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Sultan Qaboos University ranking (SQU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Omani higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education of Oman. Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Omani higher education school, which is 34 years old, has a rigorous admission criteria based on students’ previous academic records and grades. The Sultan Qaboos University acceptance rate is from 10% to 20% and making this Omani higher education school very exclusive. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. SQU also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services to students.

Sultan Qaboos University Ranking

University Identity

Name Sultan Qaboos University
Acronym SQU
Founded 1986

University Location

Address PO Box 50 Muscat 123 Muscat Oman
Tel +968 2414 1111
Fax +968 2441 3391

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
Not reported 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office PO Box 17 Muscat 123 2414 5901

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 4,500-4,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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Facilities and Services

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


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Memberships and Affiliations

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