Transfer Applicant

General Transfer Criteria to SQU

  1. The applicant must be an Omani citizen and his/her age should not exceed 25 years.
  2. The Higher Educational Institution must be recognized.
  3. Applicant transferring from Government Higher Education Institutions must provide a ‘No Objection’ letter, and for those under scholarships, must provide a ‘No Objection’ letter from their sponsor.
  4. If the cumulative GPA of applicants are identical, priority will be given to those who have the highest percentage in the General Education Diploma.
  5. Applicant must not have discontinued their study for more than one year.
  6. Student will be admitted to the college and not a specific major. Admission in a given major will depend on the student's ability to fulfill the designated pre-requisite courses.
  7. Transfer applicants may be granted credit for up to one half of the requirements of the program to which they are accepted, provided the courses are passed with a minimum of a ‘C’ grade or its equivalent.
  8. Students should either provide a certificate of completion for the foundation program or present evidence that the foundation syllabus has been covered in their previous program.
  9. The fulfilment requirements for each college


General Transfer Criteria between SQU Colleges

  1. Students should complete the foundation program before being transferred.
  2. Transfer between majors takes place within the college itself.
  3. After all college transfer criteria are met, there will be a further ability test before acceptance in Physical Education, Art Education, and Music and Musical Science.
  4. A student who wishes to transfer to a program should satisfy the FP courses that are pre-requisites for the degree courses of the program.
  5. Students must consider the remaining duration of study at SQU when applying for transfer and should not exceed the maximum allowable duration (refer to the academic regulations).
  6. Students are permitted to select three transfer choice.
  7. Students are allowed to transfer once only.
  8. Approval for transfer depends on the number of available seats in the college. Students will not be transferred if seats are unavailable even if they have fulfilled all transfer requirements.
  9. The fulfillment requirements for each college