Founded in 1986, Sultan Qaboos University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Muscat (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Oman, Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 32 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Omani higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.
degrees PreBachelor degrees
degrees Bachelor degrees
degrees Master degrees
degrees Doctoral degrees
|Local students Local student||Not reported||2,500-5,000 US$
|International students Int'l student||Not reported||5,000-7,500 US$
|Gender Admission||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Admission Selection||Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades|
|Admission Office||PO Box 17
Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Higher Education, Oman
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Open Education Consortium
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