American University of Beirut Rankings

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In the World#677 of 14178
In Asia#113 of 5833
In Lebanon#1 of 35
In Beirut#1 of 20

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
72%
Enrollment
8,736
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
aub.edu.lb
Languages
English

Publications & Citations

Publications
20,310
Citations
459,665

American University of Beirut majors

by publication count

Medicine
8,614
Computer science
1,946
Biology
1,693
Chemistry
1,246
Psychology
917
Engineering
746
Mathematics
698
Materials science
592
Political science
494
Physics
479
Business
437
Environmental science
341
Economics
320
Sociology
317
Geography
231
Geology
176
History
142
Philosophy
113
Art
81

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Medicine362205,167
Political science3686,243
History434650
Sociology4869,641
Philosophy574420
Engineering58614,356
Business5919,806
Economics61010,035
Psychology66128,781
Geography6783,986
Computer science76322,363
Art854126
Environmental science8645,642
Mathematics87012,000
Biology88445,422
Geology9073,155
Chemistry104727,760
Physics10607,411
Materials science14288,403

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199036523
199162592
199279623
199397540
199496653
199592772
1996115805
1997149938
19981781064
19991931277
20002761823
20013102185
20022952949
20033343559
20043844566
20054305459
20064937047
20075068360
200859310090
200966712197
201066714644
201173817636
201298821413
2013103724733
2014106328829
2015105730542
2016121032275
2017131737092
2018129836083
2019151346138
2020176057115

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate72%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school, or secondary school certificate, recognized by the University, and entrance examination including SAT and English language proficiency test such as TOEFL
Academic CalendarAugust to July
Enrollment8,736
Full time employee1,297
Student:staff ratio7:1

Tuition

Local studetns8,000-20,000 per annum depending on programme (USD)

American University of Beirut has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

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++
Bachelor's DegreeAgricultural Business, Agriculture, Anthropology, Applied Mathematics, Arabic, Archaeology, Architecture, Art History, Biology, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Dietetics, Economics, Electrical Engineering, English, Food Science, Geology, Graphic Design, History, Industrial Engineering, Laboratory Techniques, Landscape Architecture, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Medical Technology, Nursing, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Primary Education, Psychology, Public Administration, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Statistics, Telecommunications Engineering
Professional DoctorateMedicine
Master's DegreeAgricultural Economics, American Studies, Anthropology, Art History, Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Business Administration, Clinical Psychology, Computer Science, Demography and Population, Economics, Education, Energy Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Epidemiology, Finance, Food Science, Food Technology, Human Resources, International Studies, Irrigation, Islamic Studies, Meat and Poultry, Media Studies, Microbiology, Middle Eastern Studies, Neurosciences, Nutrition, Orthodontics, Pharmacology, Physiology, Plant and Crop Protection, Plant Pathology, Public Health, Rural Studies, Sociology, Urban Studies, Water Management
DoctorateBiomedicine, Cell Biology, History, Middle Eastern Studies, Molecular Biology, Physics

General info

Alternative namesAUB
الجامعة الاميركية في بيروت
Founded1866
WikipediaAmerican University of Beirut
AccreditationDirectorate General of Higher Education; Middle States Commission on Higher Education
MottoThat they may have life and have it more abundantly
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

Location and Contacts

AddressPO Box 110236, Riad El Solh
Beirut, Beirut, 1107 2020
Lebanon
City population361,000
Phone+961 (1) 350 000
Fax+961 (1) 750 775

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