Established in 2001, Sohar University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the small city of Sohar (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Al Batinah North. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education of Oman, Sohar University is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational Omani higher education institution. Sohar University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. Sohar University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.