Following are the top leading universities in Oman:

Sultan Qaboos University (SQU)
- The University has been committed to quality and excellence since its inception in 1986. Some of the SQU Colleges have already gone through international accreditation processes and have established well structured and documented continuous quality improvement processes.
- SQU has been ranked 1st in Oman according to the Webometrics ranking of Top Colleges and Best Universities of Oman.

Sohar University
- In the academic year 2000 – 2001, it was made the first private university in the Sultanate of Oman.
- The University is affiliated in most of its programmes with the University of Queensland (Australia), one of the most prestigious universities in the world.
- The University attracts highly qualified academic staff from leading international universities to meet the demand of its academic programmes.
- The University’s graduates are well-respected and enjoy leading positions in various organizations locally and internationally.

Muscat College
- The College is accredited and operate under the supervision of the Ministry of High Education in Oman.
- It is affiliated with both the University of Stirling and The Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) UK.
- Muscat College is one of the approved centers for the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA).

Caledonian College of Engineering
- The College runs full-fledged engineering honours degree programmes in various disciplines in partnership with its affiliate institutions from UK and India.
- The College has adopted the Quality Assurance System of Glasgow Caledonian University.

Dhofar University
- It is a private, not-for-profit institution of higher education.
- It is the first private university in the Sultanate modeled after the American system of higher education. The University offers two-year diploma and four-year bachelor degrees that follow the credit hour system and uses English as the medium of instruction.

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World University Ranking Tables

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Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek