List of 35 best universities in Lebanon

We ranked 35 best universities in Lebanon based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 696K citations received by 39.1K publications made by 35 universities in Lebanon, measured the popularity of 301 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Lebanon
#109 in Asia
#645 in the World
Acceptance Rate
72%
Enrollment
8,736
Founded
1866
#2 in Lebanon
#504 in Asia
#1775 in the World
Acceptance Rate
91%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1924
#3 in Lebanon
#583 in Asia
#1990 in the World
Acceptance Rate
91%
Enrollment
45,000
#4 in Lebanon
#727 in Asia
#2418 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
11,000
#5 in Lebanon
#1153 in Asia
#3557 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
5,316
Founded
1988
#6 in Lebanon
#1299 in Asia
#3915 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
11,053
Male:Female
57:43
Founded
1960
#7 in Lebanon
#1355 in Asia
#4064 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1987
#8 in Lebanon
#1365 in Asia
#4084 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
7,141
#9 in Lebanon
#2326 in Asia
#6487 in the World
Enrollment
35,536
Founded
2001
#10 in Lebanon
#2403 in Asia
#6691 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1989
#11 in Lebanon
#2800 in Asia
#7605 in the World
Founded
2002
#12 in Lebanon
#3102 in Asia
#8251 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
1955
#13 in Lebanon
#3355 in Asia
#8774 in the World
Enrollment
4,500
#14 in Lebanon
#3488 in Asia
#9055 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
750
Founded
1992
#15 in Lebanon
#3525 in Asia
#9123 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
#16 in Lebanon
#3564 in Asia
#9194 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
1,242
Male:Female
67:33
Founded
1999
#17 in Lebanon
#3590 in Asia
#9251 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1988
#18 in Lebanon
#3731 in Asia
#9521 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2000
#19 in Lebanon
#3802 in Asia
#9656 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
3,500
#20 in Lebanon
#3875 in Asia
#9801 in the World
Founded
1996
#21 in Lebanon
#4320 in Asia
#10786 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2000
#23 in Lebanon
#4477 in Asia
#11108 in the World
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
2000
#24 in Lebanon
#4528 in Asia
#11205 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
125
Founded
1939
#25 in Lebanon
#4543 in Asia
#11234 in the World
Founded
2008
#26 in Lebanon
#4663 in Asia
#11474 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
2000
#27 in Lebanon
#4698 in Asia
#11551 in the World
Founded
1986
#29 in Lebanon
#4939 in Asia
#12075 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
750
#30 in Lebanon
#4966 in Asia
#12127 in the World
Founded
1999
#31 in Lebanon
#5002 in Asia
#12202 in the World
Enrollment
750
#32 in Lebanon
#5256 in Asia
#12781 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1979
#33 in Lebanon
#5315 in Asia
#12909 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
750
Founded
1990
#34 in Lebanon
#5364 in Asia
#13030 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Founded
1986
#35 in Lebanon
#5536 in Asia
#13406 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%

The best cities to study in Lebanon based on the number of universities and their ranks are Beirut, El-Koura, Zouk Mosbeh, and Jounieh.

Average cost of living for students in Lebanon is $772 + $90-641 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).