Lebanese American University: Statistics

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#1775 of 14,160In the World
#504 of 5,829In Asia
#2 of 35In Lebanon
#2 of 20In Beirut
#644 of 1,014For Telecommunications

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
91%
Enrollment
8,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Languages
English

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

Publications & Citations

Publications
3,311
Citations
58,332

Lebanese American University majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
837 / 11,710
Engineering
583 / 10,446
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
581 / 11,013
Computer Science
477 / 8,467
Biology
442 / 12,114
Business
424 / 12,068
Economics
297 / 6,298
Psychology
271 / 7,709
Mathematics
263 / 3,493
Chemistry
247 / 5,059
Demography
199 / 7,663
Physics
177 / 3,011
Environmental Science
169 / 5,103
Materials Science
141 / 2,580
Political Science
139 / 597
Oncology and Cancer research
109 / 1,016
Surgery
107 / 1,474
Computer Networking
97 / 1,219
Blockchain and Cryptography
89 / 1,086
Sociology
87 / 395
Art & Design
81 / 1,086
Investment Banking and Stock trading
80 / 1,947
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
71 / 861
Marketing
71 / 1,580
Genetics
71 / 6,770
Social Psychology
70 / 2,704
Health Science
69 / 761
Public Health
68 / 1,623
Healthcare Management (MHA)
64 / 2,191
Microbiology
63 / 965
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
62 / 599
Finance
61 / 1,439
Electronic Engineering
56 / 980
Development Studies
54 / 924
Pediatrics
52 / 652
Cyber Security
51 / 839
Family medicine
50 / 1,473
Automation and Control engineering
50 / 750
Nursing
46 / 1,594
Geography and Cartography
45 / 667

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1996811
19971121
1998818
19991740
20002966
200131118
200224135
200330182
200442228
200549330
200660468
200775556
200887699
200995970
2010931329
20111311473
20121432197
20131702824
20142053787
20152444523
20162614807
20172385351
20182875632
20193286838
20204199766

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

Lebanese American University alumni

  1. Rima Maktabi

    Photo
    Rima Maktabi
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Enrolled in Lebanese American University
    Graduated with bachelor's degree
    Occupations
    journalisttelevision presenter
    Biography

    Rima Maktabi is a Lebanese TV presenter and award-winning journalist who returned to al-Arabiya after hosting CNN's monthly program Inside the Middle East for two years and previously working at the Arab satellite channel since 2005. She was among several female Arab journalists who first became known through her reporting during the 2006 Lebanon War and who had successful careers afterward, including Maktabi and her former colleague at al-Arabiya Najwa Qassem.

  2. Hind Hariri

    Photo
    Hind Hariri
    Born in
    Saudi Arabia Flag Saudi Arabia
    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    socialite
    Biography

    Hind Rafic al-Hariri is the youngest child of Lebanese businessman and politician Rafik Hariri. She graduated from the Lebanese American University in Beirut and campaigned for her half-brother Saad in Lebanese elections. In 2008, Forbes magazine listed her as "one of the world's youngest billionaires".

  3. Dominique Hourani

    Photo
    Dominique Hourani
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    singersocialitemodelactor
    Biography

    Dominique Hourani is a Lebanese recording artist, actress, beauty queen, and former model.

  4. Fahda bint Saud

    Photo
    Fahda bint Saud
    Born in
    Saudi Arabia Flag Saudi Arabia
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    writerpainter
    Biography

    Fahda bint Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is a Saudi Arabian artist and a member of House of Saud.

General info

Alternative namesLAU
الجامعة الاميركية اللبنانية
Founded1924
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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