Sebha University

country rank  7
world rank  8614

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University Overview

Established in 1983, Sebha University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Sabha (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Srbha, Brak, Murzq, Gath, Obari, Alshworif. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Libya, Sebha University (SU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Sebha University (SU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 36 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Libyan higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة سبها
Acronym SU
Founded 1983
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address PO Box 18758
Sabha (population range: 50,000-249,999)
00218 Sabha
T +218 (71) 262 6012
F +218 (71) 262 7019
Other locations Srbha, Brak, Murzq, Gath, Obari, Alshworif

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 37 Environmental Street
Sebha 00218
+218 262 6012
262 9201

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Libya

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Association of Arab Universities (AArU)

Academic Structure


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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019