The College of Applied Sciences_Nizwa is a leading university college in higher education. It is an academic institution aims to achieve progress in the areas of science, culture and thought, and works to enrich human civilization, and expand the horizons of human knowledge, and contribute to the achievement of economic and social development in the Sultanate of Oman.

The College is located in Al Dakhiliya Region in the Wilayat of Nizwa, around170 km away from Muscat. The College started receiving students in the academic year 94/1995 and the first cohort of students graduated in the academic year 97/1998.

The College awards bachelor s degree in three programs, namely:

1 - Communication Studies Program in the following majors: - Journalism, Public Relations, Digital Media, Media Management, Advertising, and International Communication.
2 –Design Program in the following majors: - Graphic Design, Digital Design, and Spatial Design.
3 - International Business Management Program in International Business Management major.

The College is under the supervision of the Ministry of Higher Education through the Directorate General of the Colleges of Applied Sciences, which over sees the six Colleges that are distributed to a number of Wilayats in the Sultanate in: Salalah, Rustaq, Sohar, Sur, Ibri, and Nizwa.