American University of Beirut

country rank : 1

world rank     : 1098

University Overview

  

Founded in 1866, American University of Beirut is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Beirut (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bekaa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, American University of Beirut (AUB) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. American University of Beirut (AUB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 151 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Lebanese higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. AUB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

  

University Name(s)

الجامعة الاميركية في بيروت


Acronym
AUB


Founded
1866


Motto
That they may have life and have it more abundantly


Yearly Tuition Range

  




uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int’l student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

 

University Admissions

  

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 50-60%

Admission Office
College Hall, PO Box 11 0236 Riad El Solh
Beirut 1107 2020
+961 (1) 374374 x 2590

 

Size and Profile

  

Student EnrollmentTotal Enrolment Range
7,000-7,999

Academic StaffTotal Faculty Range
800-899

Control TypeControl Type
Private

Entity TypeEntity Type
Non-Profit

 

Facilities and Services 

  

LibraryUniversity Library
Yes

HousingUniversity Housing and Accommodation
Yes

Sport FacilitiesUniversity Sport Facilities
Yes

Financial AidsUniversity Financial Aids
Yes

Study AbroadStudy Abroad and International Exchange Programs
Yes

Distance Learning
Not reported

 

Accreditation

  

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation
1961


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

 

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