Omar Al-Mukhtar University

country rank  8
world rank  9964

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University Overview

Established in 1960, Omar Al-Mukhtar University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Bayda (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Jabal al Akhdar. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Libya, Omar Al-Mukhtar University (OMU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Omar Al-Mukhtar University (OMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 58 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this Libyan higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة عمر المختار
Acronym OMU
Founded 1960

University Location

Address PO Box 991
Bayda (population range: 250,000-499,999)
Jabal al Akhdar
T +218 (84) 632 963
F +218 (84) 632 233

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office
City Albyda 1752
+218 (84) 632233
(84) 632233

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Libya

Year of first Accreditation


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018