Founded in 2009, Al Sharqiyah University is a private higher-education institution located in the large town of Ibra (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Ash Sharqiyah North. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education of Oman, Al Sharqiyah University (ASU) is a coeducational Omani higher education institution. Al Sharqiyah University (ASU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. ASU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.