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Middle East College

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Established in 2002, the Middle East College is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Muscat (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation of the Sultanate of Oman, Middle East College (MEC) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational Omani higher education institution. Middle East College (MEC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 22-year-old Omani higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 60-69% making this Omani higher education organization a moderately selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. MEC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Middle East College's Control Typeprivate


Middle East College's Entity Typefor-profit


Middle East College' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized


Middle East College's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratemoderately selective

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) كلية الشرق الأوسط
Acronym MEC
Founded 2002
Colours Sky blue and burnt sienna
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University Location

Address PB 79, PC 124, Knowledge Oasis Muscat, Al Rusayl
124 Muscat
Middle East College's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Middle East College Phone Number +968 2453 1400
Middle East College Fax Number +968 2444 6028

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Middle East College's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Middle East College's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Middle East College's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Middle East College.

Middle East College: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Middle East College's admission information.

Middle East College's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Middle East College's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Middle East College a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Middle East College's acceptance rate range is 60-69% making this institution a moderately selective higher education institution.

Middle East College's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Middle East College's Admission Office Admission Office

Middle East College, Knowledge Oasis Muscat (KOM)
Al Rusayl 124/ 79

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Middle East College.

Middle East College's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Middle East College has an enrollment range of 4,000-4,999 students making it a small-sized institution.

Middle East College's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 200-299 academic employees (Faculty).

Middle East College's Control Type Control Type

Middle East College is a private higher education institution.

Middle East College's Entity Type Entity Type

Middle East College is a for-profit higher education institution.

Middle East College's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Middle East College's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Middle East College does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Middle East College's main facilities:

Middle East College's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Middle East College's Library

Middle East College's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Middle East College's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Middle East College's main services:

Middle East College's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Middle East College's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Middle East College's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Middle East College's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Middle East College's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Middle East College's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Middle East College is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation of the Sultanate of Oman

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Middle East College's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Association of Arab Universities (AARU)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • British Computer Society (BCS)
  • European Council for Business Education
  • Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP)
  • International Council on Archives

Academic Structure


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Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Middle East College's Facebook page Middle East College's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Middle East College's X (formerly Twitter) page Middle East College's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Middle East College's YouTube channel Middle East College's official YouTube channel

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Middle East College's Instagram page Middle East College's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Middle East College's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

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