American University of Beirut: Ranking & Review

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Beirut Rank Lebanon Rank World Rank
1 1 880
Top 6%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance rate55%
Admission selectionYes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment7,500
Academic calendarSemesters


In-state students$16,250$8,750
International students$16,250$8,750

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities-+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences-++-
Languages | Culture | Linguistics-++-
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine-++-
Engineering | IT-+++
Maths | Natural Sciences-++-

General info

Alternative namesAUB
الجامعة الاميركية في بيروت
MottoThat they may have life and have it more abundantly
AccreditationMiddle States Commission on Higher Education
Academic structureFaculty of Arts and Sciences
Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Suliman S Olayan School of Business
Hariri School of Nursing
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePrivate
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff850
Student/staff ratio9
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

AddressPO Box 110236, Riad El Solh
Beirut, Beirut, 1107 2020
Urbanization levelUrban
City population1,000,000 - 5,000,000
Phone+961 (1) 350 000
Fax+961 (1) 750 775

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