Sultan Qaboos University: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#1404 of 14,134 In the World
#388 of 5,830 In Asia
#1 of 41 In Oman
#1 of 11 In Muscat
#72 of 1,098 For Petroleum Engineering
Top50% For 64 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
15%
Enrollment
17,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.squ.edu.om
Languages
Arabic;English

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

Publications & Citations

Publications
12,942
Citations
231,264

Sultan Qaboos University majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
3,569 / 50,395
Engineering
2,864 / 55,326
Biology
2,330 / 53,224
Chemistry
2,080 / 47,793
Environmental Science
1,904 / 45,263
Physics
1,485 / 28,915
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,482 / 22,295
Materials Science
1,135 / 20,502
Computer Science
927 / 15,530
Business
849 / 18,884
Psychology
684 / 12,036
Mathematics
630 / 8,671
Demography
532 / 10,524
Surgery
498 / 7,889
Economics
477 / 9,301
Geology
462 / 7,838
Pediatrics
441 / 4,711
Health Science
399 / 3,821
Botany
290 / 7,683
Environmental Management
287 / 12,955
Agricultural Science
283 / 5,410
Automation and Control engineering
280 / 4,393
Chemical Engineering
259 / 7,005
Ecology
253 / 6,159
Geography and Cartography
238 / 10,152
Pathology
232 / 3,466
Sociology
211 / 2,246
Family medicine
207 / 2,080
Horticulture
203 / 3,120
Immunology
202 / 5,212
Political Science
200 / 1,269
Public Health
191 / 3,205
Renewable Energy Engineering
188 / 5,695
Healthcare Management (MHA)
186 / 3,325
Math Teachers
181 / 1,568
Oncology and Cancer research
181 / 1,755
Education Majors
180 / 2,728
Environmental Engineering
177 / 4,875
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
176 / 4,807
Nutrition and Food Science
176 / 6,035

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 36 38
1992 47 76
1993 60 68
1994 77 114
1995 76 89
1996 107 160
1997 104 246
1998 140 347
1999 194 477
2000 236 650
2001 261 841
2002 285 1198
2003 301 1445
2004 290 1928
2005 316 2407
2006 368 3127
2007 412 3916
2008 461 4668
2009 490 6171
2010 520 7153
2011 591 9036
2012 685 10340
2013 840 13486
2014 995 15840
2015 1053 17745
2016 1020 18543
2017 939 20060
2018 992 20345
2019 1050 26249
2020 1261 33493
2021 1551 44968

Tuition

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

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

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences ++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +++
Engineering | IT ++++
Maths | Natural Sciences +++
Bachelor's Degree Agriculture, Economics, Education, Engineering, Law, Marine Science and Oceanography, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Political Sciences, Social Sciences
Postgraduate Diploma Translation and Interpretation
Master's Degree Advertising 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 and Diplomacy, 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
Doctorate Applied 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 names SQU
جامعة السلطان قابوس
Founded 1986
Accreditation Ministry of Higher Education
Academic structure College 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

Address PO Box 50
Muscat, Muscat, 123
Oman
City population 1,421,000
Phone +968 2414 1111
Fax +968 2441 3391

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