Sebha University

country rank  5
world rank  8719

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University Overview

Established in 1984, Sebha University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city 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, Chad. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Libya, Sebha University (SU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Sebha University (SU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 1984
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 37 Environment Street
Sabha (population range: 50,000-249,999)
00218 Sabha
T +218 (71) 263 5160
F +218 (71) 262 9201
Other locations Srbha, Brak, Murzq, Gath, Obari, Alshworif, Chad

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 91 199 159

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Sebha University's Library
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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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Thursday, 30 July 2020