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The UoS has been ranked 251-300 in Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023. UOS joined the top 300 world universities globally and the 1st in UAE after being ranked #68 for Citations and #5 for International Outlook. UOS is ranked =89th in THE Young University Rankings 2022, In THE Emerging Economies University Rankings, UoS moved from rank #109 in 2021 to rank #61 in 2022. UoS has also been ranked among the top 10 best Arab universities in THE Arab University Rankings 2022.

In THE World University Rankings 2023 by Subjects, UoS was ranked among the top 200 universities globally (176-200) in three disciplines, namely Clinical and Health, Engineering, and Business and Economics. UOS is also among the top 250 globally (201-250) in both Computer Science and Social Sciences subjects. Consistently, UOS progressed from the rank (301-400) in 2022 to the rank (251-300) in 2023 for the Physical Sciences discipline. In UN-SDGs sustainability rankings by THE, known as THE Impact rankings, UOS is ranked (201–300). UOS was particularly ranked #73 globally for Gender Equality (SDG 5) and top #200 in Partnership for the Goals (SDG 17), Peace, Justice and Str​ong Institutions (SDG 16), Climate Action (SDG 13), Responsible Consumption and Production (SDG 12), Reduced Inequalities (SDG 10), CLEAN Water and Sanitation (SGD 6), and Quality Education (SDG 4).


UOS also participates in the QS World University Rankings and has progressed from the rank 700+ in 2018 to the rank (601-650) in 2023. QS ranked the UoS among the top 100 universities globally in Petroleum Engineering related disciplines and among the top 300 global universities in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Pharmacy, and Mechanical Engineering related disciplines. QS also ranked UOS among the top 500 universities in Medicine, Computer science, and Business and Economics related disciplines.


The 2022-2023 U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings ranked the UOS among the best #121 universities in Asia and in the rank #564 globally. UOS was also ranked for four subject areas, namely Engineering #222, Electrical and Electronic Engineering #408, Clinical Medicine #482, and Physics  #556.