Lebanese American University Rankings

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In the World#1868 of 14178
In Asia#458 of 5833
In Lebanon#2 of 35
In Beirut#2 of 20

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
91%
Enrollment
8,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
lau.edu.lb
Languages
English

Publications & Citations

Publications
3,155
Citations
52,047

Lebanese American University majors

by publication count

Medicine
662
Computer science
559
Psychology
218
Biology
215
Business
177
Chemistry
160
Economics
156
Engineering
151
Mathematics
146
Materials science
139
Political science
113
Sociology
81
Geography
36
Environmental science
36
Physics
33
Geology
26
History
26
Art
13
Philosophy
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History835182
Economics9823,807
Geology10562,146
Business11192,783
Computer science13286,575
Engineering13312,953
Political science1350478
Medicine14958,227
Psychology15094,714
Biology18027,750
Geography1910440
Environmental science1969925
Mathematics20751,533
Sociology2123279
Materials science21852,455
Chemistry26692,348
Art27113
Physics2949239

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199677
19971119
1998717
19991539
20002553
200130104
200223112
200329162
200440200
200546299
200659416
200773515
200886647
200992917
2010941228
20111251381
20121402030
20131662648
20142003455
20152264194
20162644546
20172385113
20182765160
20193206550
20203617928

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate91%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school with a minimum of 12 yrs study and entrance examination
Academic CalendarOctober to September (October - February; February-June). Also 2 summer sessions (July to September)
Enrollment8,500
Full time employee850
Student:staff ratio10:1

Tuition

Local studetns385 per credit per annum, depending on majors (UZS)

Lebanese American University 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 DegreeArabic, Architecture, Biology, Business and Commerce, Chemistry, Cinema and Television, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, English, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, History, Hotel and Restaurant, Industrial Engineering, Interior Design, Journalism, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Nursing, Nutrition, Performing Arts, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Social Work, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation
Master's DegreeActuarial Science, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Commercial Law, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Education, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Fine Arts, Gender Studies, Industrial Engineering, International Studies, Medicine, Molecular Biology, Pharmacy
DoctorateMedicine, Pharmacy

General info

Alternative namesLAU
الجامعة الاميركية اللبنانية
Founded1924
WikipediaLebanese American University
AccreditationThe University of the State of New York-Albany; American Council on Pharmaceutical Education; French Government; Arab Foundation of Engineering Organisations
MottoTo strive, to seek, to find and not to yield
Colorsgreen, white
Academic structureSchool of Architecture and Design
School of Arts and Sciences
Adnan Kassar School of Business
School of Engineering
Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine
Alice Ramez Chagoury School of Nursing
School of Pharmacy
School of Graduate Studies and Research
Affiliations and membershipsCouncil for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
International Association of University Presidents (IAUP)
Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU)
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)
Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)
Association of American International Colleges and Universities (AAICU)
College Board
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB)
World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE)
Conseil National de Recherches Scientifiques (CNRS)
AAICU Direct Educational Exchange Program (AAICU-DEEP)

Location and Contacts

AddressPO Box 13-5053, Chouran
Beirut, Beirut, 1102 2801
Lebanon
City population361,000
Phone+961 (1) 786 456
Fax+961 (1) 867 098

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