Sultan Qaboos University Rankings

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In the World#1601 of 14178
In Asia#372 of 5833
In Oman#1 of 41
In Muscat#1 of 11

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
15%
Enrollment
17,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
Arabic;English

Publications & Citations

Publications
14,263
Citations
215,900

Sultan Qaboos University majors

by publication count

Medicine
3,384
Chemistry
1,598
Biology
1,419
Materials science
1,222
Computer science
1,061
Mathematics
813
Engineering
742
Environmental science
674
Psychology
656
Geology
518
Business
412
Economics
267
Physics
265
Geography
219
Sociology
203
Political science
174
Art
29
History
27
Philosophy
10

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Engineering61213,417
Environmental science61610,331
Geology6187,691
Geography6873,841
Business7646,251
Economics8135,762
Medicine87235,283
Mathematics91910,919
Chemistry95133,488
Materials science98318,445
Biology103030,560
Computer science105011,340
Political science1072845
Sociology11061,575
Psychology12906,793
Physics13773,508
History172923
Philosophy187215
Art27743

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19902935
19913440
19924467
19935867
199475107
19957392
1996107147
1997101223
1998133338
1999184449
2000230605
2001258779
20022801106
20033011375
20042761837
20053062334
20063532986
20073903728
20084484484
20094665870
20104976771
20115768634
201267610020
201382612972
201497214909
2015105216928
201699717321
201792618365
201893617288
2019100023084
2020112027681

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate15%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Shahada Amma) or equivalent
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - January; February-June)
Enrollment17,500
Full time employee4,750
Student:staff ratio4:1

Tuition

Graduate
Local students$3,750
International students$6,250

Sultan Qaboos University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+++
Engineering | IT++++
Maths | Natural Sciences+++
Bachelor's DegreeAgriculture, Economics, Education, Engineering, Law, Marine Science and Oceanography, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Political Sciences, Social Sciences
Postgraduate DiplomaTranslation and Interpretation
Master's DegreeAdvertising and Publicity, Agricultural Engineering, Anatomy, Applied Mathematics, Arabic, Architecture, Biochemistry, Biology, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Commercial Law, Communication Arts, Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Criminal Law, Crop Production, Curriculum, Educational Administration, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Studies, Foreign Languages Education, Geography, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial Engineering, Information Sciences, International Relations, Irrigation, Journalism, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Natural Resources, Nursing, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Physics, Physiology, Power Engineering, Private Law, Psychology, Public Law, Public Relations, Science Education, Social Work, Sociology, Soil Management, Soil Science, Sports Management, Statistics, Teacher Training, Tourism, Water Management, Water Science
DoctorateApplied Mathematics, Arabic, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Crop Production, Curriculum, Education, Educational Administration, Electrical Engineering, Epidemiology, Fishery, Foreign Languages Education, Genetics, Harvest Technology, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial Engineering, Information Sciences, Irrigation, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Natural Resources, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Physics, Physiology, Statistics, Teacher Training, Water Management, Water Science

General info

Alternative namesSQU
جامعة السلطان قابوس
Founded1986
WikipediaSultan Qaboos University
AccreditationMinistry of Higher Education
Academic structureCollege of Agriculture and Marine Sciences
College of Arts and Social Sciences
College of Commerce and Economics
College of Education
College of Engineering
College of Law
College of Medicine and Health Sciences
College of Nursing
College of Sciences

Location and Contacts

AddressPO Box 50
Muscat, Muscat, 123
Oman
City population646,000
Phone+968 2414 1111
Fax+968 2441 3391

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