The college has always strived to ensure and maintain a quality engineering education. After the graduation of first batch, the college has started to invite ‘External Examiners’ for every program offered by the college. These external examiners were very carefully selected with right balance of educational and research experience. This yearly critical review has helped the college to maintain its standard through the first decade.
In Fall semester 2000, the University and College decided to proceed with ABET accreditation for all engineering programs. Since then, all engineering programs offered by the college have twice successfully gone through accreditation process. Four engineering programs namely Civil Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering, attained substantial equivalency in 2006. The other four programs namely Architectural Engineering, Chemical and Process Engineering, Industrial Engineering, and Mechatronics Engineering, got full accreditation in 2008. All eight programs have received full accreditation in 2014, which is an acknowledgement of sustained quality efforts by the College of Engineering at Sultan Qaboos University. The college and departments have dedicated ongoing committees to work on continuous evolution of curriculum and its delivery in response to recent advances and local and regional community needs.