Middle East College

country rank  3
world rank  5564

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University Overview

Established in 2002, Middle East College is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Muscat (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Oman, Middle East College (MEC) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Middle East College (MEC) 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 in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 18 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 Omani higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name كلية الشرق الأوسط
Acronym MEC
Founded 2002
Colours Sky blue and burnt sienna

University Location

Address PB 79, PC 124, Knowledge Oasis Muscat, Al Rusayl
Muscat (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
124 Muscat
T +968 2453 1400
F +968 2444 6028

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 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 Middle East College, Knowledge Oasis Muscat (KOM)
Al Rusayl 124/ 79
+968 24531588

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Middle East College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher Education, Oman

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Arab Universities (AARU)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • British Computer Society (BCS)
  • European Council for Business Education
  • Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP)
  • International Council on Archives

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020