It was a start Sebha University in 1976, when the College of Education was established as a branch of Tripoli University The nucleus of Sebha University later, and it was classified as an independent university in 1983, where it initially included the faculties of education and science.
The university obtained now:
In the local classification for the year 2020, on the websites, the university was in the first place on the National Committee for the Classification of Libyan Universities.
The first rank at the level of Libyan universities in the local classification for the year 2020 AD in the websites of the National Committee for the Classification of Libyan Universities for the year 2020 AD.
In the ranking of international universities issued by Web Matrix for the year 2020, the university ranked fourth.