List of 41 best universities in Oman

We ranked 41 best universities in Oman based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 266K citations received by 15.9K publications made by 41 universities in Oman, measured the popularity of recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Oman
#388 in Asia
#1404 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1986
#2 in Oman
#2208 in Asia
#5956 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2006
#3 in Oman
#2286 in Asia
#6142 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2004
#4 in Oman
#2292 in Asia
#6154 in the World
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
2001
#5 in Oman
#2589 in Asia
#6810 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1984
#6 in Oman
#2597 in Asia
#6823 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
4,280
Founded
2002
#7 in Oman
#2952 in Asia
#7560 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2001
#8 in Oman
#3175 in Asia
#8086 in the World
Enrollment
5,380
Founded
1993
#10 in Oman
#3245 in Asia
#8290 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Founded
1996
#11 in Oman
#3305 in Asia
#8445 in the World
Founded
2005
#12 in Oman
#3636 in Asia
#9215 in the World
Founded
1995
#14 in Oman
#3723 in Asia
#9402 in the World
Founded
1994
#15 in Oman
#3725 in Asia
#9404 in the World
Founded
1987
#16 in Oman
#3747 in Asia
#9454 in the World
Founded
1990
#17 in Oman
#3748 in Asia
#9455 in the World
Founded
1987
#18 in Oman
#3800 in Asia
#9580 in the World
Enrollment
1,129
Founded
2018
#20 in Oman
#4318 in Asia
#10692 in the World
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1995
#22 in Oman
#4405 in Asia
#10873 in the World
Founded
2004
#23 in Oman
#4543 in Asia
#11154 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1983
#24 in Oman
#4707 in Asia
#11501 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
2003
#25 in Oman
#4708 in Asia
#11503 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
4,263
Founded
1982
#26 in Oman
#4709 in Asia
#11504 in the World
Founded
2007
#27 in Oman
#4738 in Asia
#11546 in the World
Founded
1979
#28 in Oman
#4779 in Asia
#11641 in the World
Founded
2001
#30 in Oman
#4809 in Asia
#11724 in the World
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
2005
#32 in Oman
#4856 in Asia
#11826 in the World
Founded
2009
#33 in Oman
#4971 in Asia
#12081 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
750
Founded
2004
#34 in Oman
#4972 in Asia
#12084 in the World
Enrollment
1,222
Founded
2003
#35 in Oman
#5023 in Asia
#12194 in the World
Founded
1999
#36 in Oman
#5037 in Asia
#12232 in the World
Founded
2010
#38 in Oman
#5270 in Asia
#12746 in the World
Enrollment
375
Founded
2006
#40 in Oman
#5421 in Asia
#13117 in the World
Founded
1998
#41 in Oman
#5438 in Asia
#13160 in the World
Founded
1999

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

Average cost of living for students in Oman is $559 + $80-570 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).