Universities in Oman

Higher Education in Oman

2021 Ranking of Omani Universities

What are the most popular Universities in Oman? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing the 2021 Omani University Ranking of 41 Omani higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Omani higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format

Explore the uniRank League Table and University Ranking of 41 Universities in Oman

2021 Sub-rankings by governorates

The Sultanate of Oman is divided into 11 governorates (Arabic: muhafazah), which are further divided into provinces (Arabic: wilayat). Nine out of eleven governorates share a similar number of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria. The following uniRank sub-rankings or league tables take into account all governorates which include at least 2 Omani higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.


Ad Dakhiliyah (3)   Ad Dhahirah (2)  
Al Batinah North (4)   Al Batinah South (2)  
Al Buraimi (2)   Ash Sharqiyah North (2)  
Ash Sharqiyah South (2)   Dhofar (3)  
Muscat (21)  

Omani University lists

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