Established in 1996 the College started its first academic year in 1997. Since then, the College has produced thousands of undergraduate students. Till 2004, the College campus was in a multi-story building in Ruwi. Then another millstone was achieved with the establishment of the College purpose-built campus in Bawsher city with facilities including classrooms, computer laboratories, library, cafeteria, auditorium etc. With steady growth, the college has undergone further infrastructural expansion in 2010 with the addition of an upper floor to the Language Centre, a mosque for both staff and students and a Multi-Purpose Sports Hall for indoor sports activities. In addition, the college has further plans to construct a girl’s hostel and a dedicated library building during the next strategic plan period 2020-25.
Muscat College is well known for the quality of its academic programmes and supporting facilities and services, which aim at providing students with a true college education. The College offers four Advanced Diploma programmes in affiliation with Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA), Four Bachelor with Honours Programmes and Two Master programmes in affiliation with the University of Stirling, Scotland. In addition, the College has a partnership with the Universiti Malaysia Pahang offering three focused Bachelor programmes in specific technological fields such as Computer Network Systems, and Software Engineering