Al Buraimi University College is the first university college in Al Buraimi Governorate. Its establishment was an immediate interpretation act and a true response to the supreme call of His Majesty, Sultan Qaboos Bin Saeed, may he rest in peace, to the private sector to start investing in higher education through establishing new private academic institutions committed to sustaining greater educational opportunities in diverse academic fields for the Omani prospective students with the aim of meeting the needs of the local labor market with skilled local potentials to cope with the global economic changes.
The study at the college commenced at the beginning of the second semester of the academic year (2003 – 2004) was a dynamic starting point based on the incredible experience of partnership with California State University for the purpose of achieving the extreme benefit of its experiences and advanced academic expertise in academic fields of study, scientific research, quality assurance, etc. Furthermore, the valuable administrative and technical assistance of the Ministry of Higher Education has considerably assisted the college to pioneer the other colleges and universities in the region.
The honorable directions of His Majesty, may he rest in peace, have been the cornerstone for establishing basic rules and effective practices for the academic institutions to develop academic knowledge and professional skills. This, in turn, would enable the present and next generations to effectively and creatively serve the community and the country. In addition, the physical and intellectual support offered to the academic faculties has prompted sustaining the highest educational standards compatible with the international quality criteria.
The administrative and academic staff of the college has paid considerable attention to these essentials starting from establishing facilities conducive to innovation, experimentation, and creativity at the new campus, embracing up-to-date teaching techniques, and finally building competent human resources capable of delivering knowledge to the students to promote the welfare and progress of the country.