Top 41 universities in Oman: Rankings & Acceptance rate

University name
Acceptance rate
Acc. rate
City & State
1Sultan Qaboos University15%Muscat
2German University of Technology in OmanMuscat
3The University of Nizwa85%Nizwa
4Sohar UniversitySohar
5Dhofar UniversitySalalah
6Middle East College65%Muscat
7Higher College of TechnologyMuscat
8Sur University CollegeSur
9Oman Medical CollegeMuscat
10Al-Buraimi University CollegeAl-Buraymi
11Majan University CollegeDarsait
12Shinas College of TechnologyShinas
13Ibra College of Technology95%Ibra
14Salalah College of TechnologySalalah
15Nizwa College of TechnologyNizwa
16Al Musanna College of TechnologyAl Muladdah
17Gulf CollegeMuscat
18College of Applied Sciences, SurSur
19Ibri College of TechnologyIbri
20Muscat CollegeMuscat
21University of BuraimiAl-Buraymi
22College of Banking and Financial Studies65%Ruwi
23International Maritime College OmanSohar
24Caledonian College of Engineering65%Seeb
25Al Sharqiyah UniversityIbra
26Oman College of Management and Technology45%Barka
27Modern College of Business and ScienceMuscat
28College of Shari'a SciencesRuwi
29Scientific College of DesignMutrah
30College of Applied Sciences, IbriIbri
31Rustaq College of EducationAl-Rustaq
32College of Applied Sciences, NizwaNizwa
33College of Applied Sciences, SalalahSalalah
34College of Applied Sciences, SoharSohar
35Waljat Colleges of Applied SciencesRusayl
36Al-Zahra College for WomenMuscat
37Oman Tourism CollegeSeeb
38Global College of Engineering and TechnologyRuwi
39Mazoon University CollegeSeeb
40Oman Dental CollegeMuscat
41Bayan CollegeMuscat

The best cities to study in Oman based on the number of universities and their ranks are Muscat, Nizwa, Sohar, and Salalah.

Average cost of living for students in Oman is $490 + $72-516 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).