Lebanese University: Statistics



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#2012 of 14,131 In the World
#598 of 5,830 In Asia
#4 of 35 In Lebanon
#4 of 20 In Beirut
#577 of 1,273 For Epidemiology
Top50% For 97 other topics
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Acceptance rate
Male:Female Ratio

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate12%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (baccalauréat) or recognized equivalent
Academic CalendarSeptember to July
Full time employee5,465
Student:staff ratio15:1

We've calculated the 12% acceptance rate for Lebanese University based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Lebanese University has published 11,937 scientific papers with 125,264 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, Medicine, Environmental Science, Computer Science, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Quantum and Particle physics, and Biochemistry.


Lebanese University majors

by publication & citation count

6,879 / 88,465
6,195 / 69,704
5,884 / 82,557
5,538 / 63,016
5,199 / 59,711
Environmental Science
5,021 / 60,878
Computer Science
4,569 / 42,594
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
4,498 / 39,762
Quantum and Particle physics
3,857 / 44,325
3,220 / 51,801
3,069 / 41,031
Organic Chemistry
2,979 / 48,215
2,836 / 25,229
2,781 / 34,138
Materials Science
2,738 / 36,936
2,662 / 32,444
2,576 / 25,348
2,374 / 35,723
Geography and Cartography
2,260 / 25,494
2,229 / 21,310
2,060 / 15,159
1,893 / 22,890
Electrical Engineering
1,791 / 16,587
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,790 / 13,555
Political Science
1,720 / 12,517
1,588 / 12,177
1,571 / 13,747
1,569 / 15,632
Optical Engineering
1,561 / 17,544
1,462 / 11,952
1,446 / 16,229
1,352 / 10,707
1,346 / 14,080
1,264 / 13,705
Machine Learning
1,200 / 10,841
1,115 / 10,952
1,106 / 17,920
Public Health
1,095 / 13,063
1,081 / 15,120
1,053 / 7,950

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 9 72
1992 12 70
1993 11 53
1994 14 71
1995 17 39
1996 15 50
1997 31 93
1998 17 97
1999 43 107
2000 47 105
2001 32 179
2002 72 184
2003 73 219
2004 92 288
2005 139 402
2006 130 543
2007 128 710
2008 166 853
2009 183 1098
2010 221 1374
2011 281 1746
2012 344 2135
2013 428 2696
2014 541 3230
2015 605 3671
2016 706 4479
2017 831 5645
2018 1013 7299
2019 1073 9726
2020 1130 13523
2021 1219 18069
2022 1057 20764
2023 963 22613
Academic rankings


International studetns Bachelor Degree: 945.000-995.000; Master and PhD: 1.745.000 (LBP)
Local studetns Bachelor Degree: 195.000-245.000; Master and PhD: 745.000 (LBP)

Lebanese University has on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Lebanese University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Bachelor's Degree Accountancy, Administration, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Arabic, Archaeology, Architecture, Art Education, Arts and Humanities, Business Computing, Cattle Breeding, Cinema and Television, Civil Engineering, Computer Networks, Dietetics, Economics, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Finance, Fine Arts, Food Science, Food Technology, French, Geography (Human), Graphic Design, Health Sciences, History, Hotel and Restaurant, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Maintenance, Interior Design, Laboratory Techniques, Landscape Architecture, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marketing, Meat and Poultry, Music Education, Natural Resources, Nursing, Nutrition, Persian, Philosophy, Physical Education, Plant and Crop Protection, Political Sciences, Psychology, Radiology, Rural Planning, Social Sciences, Telecommunications Engineering, Theatre, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation
Licence Advertising and Publicity, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Data Processing, Earth Sciences, Electronic Engineering, Geology, Information Management, Journalism, Marketing, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Physics, Public Relations, Statistics
Professional Doctorate Anaesthesiology, Biotechnology, Cardiology, Community Health, Dentistry, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Gerontology, Haematology, Laboratory Techniques, Medicine, Midwifery, Nephrology, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Plastic Surgery, Pneumology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Radiology, Rheumatology, Surgery, Urology, Veterinary Science
Teaching Diploma Foreign Languages Education, Humanities and Social Science Education, Mathematics Education, Native Language Education, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Science Education
Master's Degree Accountancy, Actuarial Science, Administration, Agricultural Engineering, Analytical Chemistry, Anthropology, Applied Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Arabic, Archaeology, Architectural Restoration, Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Banking, Behavioural Sciences, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Botany, Business Computing, Cell Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Cinema and Television, Civics, Civil Engineering, Cognitive Sciences, Commercial Law, Communication Arts, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Graphics, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Cosmetology, Criminal Law, Demography and Population, Dental Technology, Dentistry, Development Studies, Dietetics, Display and Stage Design, Earth Sciences, Ecology, Economic and Finance Policy, Economics, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Technology, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Energy Engineering, Engineering, English, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, Finance, Fine Arts, Food Science, Foreign Languages Education, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, French, Genetics, Geography (Human), Geology, Gerontology, Graphic Design, Health Administration, Health Education, Health Sciences, History, Hotel and Restaurant, Human Resources, Humanities and Social Science Education, Immunology, Industrial Chemistry, Industrial Engineering, Information Management, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Inorganic Chemistry, Insurance, Interior Design, International Business, International Economics, International Law, International Relations and Diplomacy, Journalism, Landscape Architecture, Laser Engineering, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marine Biology, Marketing, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Microbiology, Microwaves, Molecular Biology, Nanotechnology, Native Language Education, Natural Resources, Neurosciences, Nutrition, Oncology, Organic Chemistry, Orthodontics, Paediatrics, Periodontics, Persian, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Chemistry, Physical Therapy, Physics, Physiology, Political Sciences, Power Engineering, Private Law, Psychology, Psychotherapy, Public Administration, Public Health, Public Law, Public Relations, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Safety Engineering, Science Education, Social Policy, Social Psychology, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Software Engineering, Special Education, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Sports Management, Statistics, Surgery, Telecommunications Engineering, Theatre, Tourism, Town Planning, Toxicology, Translation and Interpretation, Transport Engineering, Veterinary Science, Water Science
Diplôme de Doctorat Administration, Agriculture, Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Dentistry, Economics, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Health Sciences, Information Sciences, Journalism, Law, Literature, Mass Communication, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Pharmacy, Political Sciences, Social Sciences, Technology, Tourism

Lebanese University alumni

  1. Elissa

    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    1972-.. (age 52)
    Enrolled in Lebanese University
    Studied political science

    Elissar Zakaria Khoury, commonly known as Elissa (Arabic: إليسا), is a Lebanese singer. She is one of Lebanon's most famous singers and one of the best-known artists in the Arab world.

  2. Nabih Berri

    Nabih Berri
    Born in
    Sierra Leone Flag Sierra Leone
    1938-.. (age 86)

    Nabih Berri is a Lebanese politician who has been serving as Speaker of the Parliament of Lebanon since 1992. He heads the Amal Movement.

  3. Majida El Roumi

    Majida El Roumi
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    1955-.. (age 69)

    Majida El Roumi Baradhy is a Lebanese soprano singer and United Nations Goodwill Ambassador.

  4. Nour

    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    1977-.. (age 47)

    Marian Phillip Abi Habib, known as Nour (Arabic: نور), is a Lebanese actress who performs in Egypt.

All 53 notable alumni

Lebanese University faculties and divisions

Faculty : Agronomy Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Food Science, Landscape Architecture, Plant and Crop Protection
Faculty : Dentistry Dental Hygiene, Dentistry, Oral Pathology, Orthodontics, Periodontics, Stomatology
Faculty : Economics and Business Administration Accountancy, Business Administration, Business Computing, Economics, Finance, Marketing
Faculty : Engineering Bridge Engineering, Construction Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Energy Engineering, Engineering, Geological Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Laser Engineering, Machine Building, Measurement and Precision Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Microelectronics, Microwaves, Power Engineering, Production Engineering, Road Engineering, Safety Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Transport Engineering
Faculty : Fine Arts and Architecture Acting, Architecture, Fine Arts, Interior Design, Painting and Drawing, Rural Planning, Theatre, Town Planning
Faculty : Information Sciences Archiving, Communication Studies, Documentation Techniques, Information Management, Information Technology, Journalism, Library Science, Multimedia, Radio and Television Broadcasting
Faculty : Law and Political and Administrative Sciences Administration, Administrative Law, Air and Space Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Fiscal Law, History of Law, Human Rights, International Law, Islamic Law, Justice Administration, Labour Law, Law, Management, Maritime Law, Political Sciences, Private Law, Public Law
Faculty : Letters and Human Sciences Ancient Civilizations, Ancient Languages, Applied Linguistics, Arabic, Archaeology, Arts and Humanities, Classical Languages, Comparative Literature, Contemporary History, Dutch, English, Ethics, French, Grammar, Greek, Hebrew, History, Italian, Latin, Logic, Medieval Studies, Metaphysics, Modern History, Modern Languages, Philology, Philosophical Schools, Philosophy, Phonetics, Prehistory, Psycholinguistics, Terminology, Translation and Interpretation, Turkish
Faculty : Medicine Anaesthesiology, Cardiology, Diabetology, Endocrinology, Epidemiology, Gastroenterology, Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Parasitology, Pathology, Plastic Surgery, Pneumology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Radiology, Rheumatology, Surgery, Urology
Faculty : Pedagogy Art Education, Education, Foreign Languages Education, Higher Education, Literacy Education, Music Education, Native Language, Pedagogy, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Science Education, Secondary Education, Teacher Trainers Education, Teacher Training
Faculty : Pharmacy Pharmacy
Faculty : Public Health Community Health, Ergotherapy, Midwifery, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Public Health, Social and Community Services, Social Welfare, Social Work, Speech Therapy and Audiology
Faculty : Sciences Analytical Chemistry, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Crystallography, Earth Sciences, Embryology and Reproduction Biology, Entomology, Genetics, Geology, Histology, Immunology, Industrial Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Marine Biology, Mathematical Physics, Mathematics, Mechanics, Microbiology, Mineralogy, Natural Sciences, Neurosciences, Optics, Organic Chemistry, Paleontology, Parasitology, Physical Chemistry, Physics, Plant Pathology, Statistics, Zoology
Faculty : Technology Bridge Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Networks, Construction Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Geological Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Road Engineering, Technology, Telecommunications Engineering, Transport Engineering
Faculty : Tourism and Hospitality Management Cooking and Catering, Hotel and Restaurant, Hotel Management, Sales Techniques, Tourism
Graduate School : Law, Political, Administrative and Economic Sciences (Doctoral) Economics, Law, Political Sciences
Graduate School : Literature, Humanities and Social Sciences (Doctoral) Arts and Humanities, Literature, Social Sciences
Graduate School : Science and Technology (Doctoral) Social Sciences, Technology
Institute : Social Science Social Sciences

General information

Alternative names UL
Université Libanaise
الجامعة اللبنانية
Accreditation Ministry of Education and Higher Education; High Council for Evaluation of Research and Higher Education (HCERES)

Location and contacts

Address P.O. Box 6573/14 Badaro, Museum
Beirut, 14/6573
City population 2,421,000

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