Sultan Qaboos University

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Sultan Qaboos University
جامعة السلطان قابوس  (Arabic)
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Type Public
Established 1986
Vice-Chancellor Dr. Ali bin Saud Al-Bemani
Undergraduates 15,357
Location Muscat, Oman

Sultan Qaboos University, located in Al Khoudh in the Muscat Governorate, is the only public university in the Sultanate of Oman.

Most students entering the university are selected based on their performance in high school final examinations. Student enrollment has grown from 500 in 1986 to more than 10,000 in 2005. More than half of the students live off campus due to space constraints. It currently has around 15,357 students of which 7,942 are female students and 7,415 are male students.[1]

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  1. ^ The Report: Oman 2012. Oxford Business Group. 2012. p. 253. ISBN 978-1-907065-49-1. 

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