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Sohar University

Location

Sohar University, Sohar Oman

Ranking

# 1001-1200QS World University Rankings

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28Undergraduate programs

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26Postgraduate programs

Tuitionfee

10,597 USDTuition Fee/year

About Sohar University

Sohar University  opened in September 2001 and is proud of its status as the first private university in the Sultanate of Oman. The campus is located in the heart of Sohar, a central Omani industrial hub close to Sohar Port and Free Zone. Sohar is the second largest city in the Sultanate, with easy access to Muscat and the UAE. The state-of-the-art campus elevates academic delivery, research and innovation to align with the strategic objectives of the University. The campus boasts a world-class Learning Resources Centre at the heart of the campus and offers many flexible learning spaces and social and recreational facilities for students. SU is also known for its impressive labs providing excellent means for research, knowledge transfer, and student engagement.

About Sohar University

Sohar University  opened in September 2001 and is proud of its status as the first private university in the Sultanate of Oman. The campus is located in the heart of Sohar, a central Omani industrial hub close to Sohar Port and Free Zone. Sohar is the second largest city in the Sultanate, with easy access to Muscat and the UAE. The state-of-the-art campus elevates academic delivery, research and innovation to align with the strategic objectives of the University. The campus boasts a world-class Learning Resources Centre at the heart of the campus and offers many flexible learning spaces and social and recreational facilities for students. SU is also known for its impressive labs providing excellent means for research, knowledge transfer, and student engagement.

Available programs

Students wishing to study an undergraduate programme at Sohar University can find full information on the fees and funding available for their chosen programme on the SU student portal. Encompassing six areas of study, SU offers progammes such as     The undergraduate programmes offered at SU include are spread across the following fields and faculties: 

Business

  • Accountancy
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Business and Commerical Law
  • Management Information Systems
  • MBA 


Computing and IT 

  • Business and Information Technology
  • Computing and Web Engineering
  • Computing and Multimedia
  • Networks and Databases
  • Software Engineering
  • Master in Computer Science 


Education and Arts 

  • Higher Diploma
  • Bachelor’s
  • Master’s
  • PhD in Education 


Engineering 

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
  • Master in Environmental Engineering
  • Phd in Engineering 


Language Studies 

  • English Language and Translation
  • English Language and Literature
  • Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages 


Law 

  • Bachelor of Law
  • Master’s Program in Public Law 

The aim of the Postgraduate Centre is to enhance and sustain a culture of academic and research excellence by providing support to the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for personal fulfilment and successful careers.  It provides the postgraduate students a wide range of supports that are needed to develop their dissertations/projects such as developing research skills, data analysis, communication and leadership skills.  In addition, the Postgraduate Centre works to support postgraduate students in getting fund for their postgraduate outputs and in getting national and international internships.  The following are some of the Postgraduate Centre responsibilities:

• Supervise all matters relevant to the admission, registration, and graduation of postgraduates at Sohar University.

• Provide support for postgraduate students in proposal and dissertations/projects writing and other research skills.

• Develop and maintain clear standards to select Sohar University postgraduates to participate in the delivery of SU undergraduate programs and/or projects.

• Manage dissertations/projects proposal submission, examination and defence.

• Work to provide outstanding learning opportunities by improving the quality of the teaching, learning and research environments.

University information

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Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

10,597 USD
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International Students

10,597 USD
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Rankings & ratings

Sohar University is one of the top private universities in Sohar, Oman. It is ranked #1001-1200 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

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FAQs

The Sohar University website offers details on the fees and entry requirements for both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. 
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