American University of Beirut

Lebanon

Founded in 1866, the American University of Beirut bases its educational philosophy, standards, and practices on the American liberal arts model of higher education. A teaching-centered research university, AUB has more than 800 full-time faculty members and a student body of about 8,500 students. AUB currently offers more than 130 programs leading to bachelor’s, master’s, MD, and PhD degrees. It provides medical education and training to students from throughout the region at its Medical Center that includes a full-service, 420-bed hospital.

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The American University of Beirut encourages freedom of thought and expression and seeks to graduate men and women committed to creative and critical thinking, life-long learning, personal integrity, civic responsibility, and leadership.

The University, which was granted institutional accreditation in June 2004 by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools in the United States and reaffirmed in 2016, includes six faculties: Agricultural and Food Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Architecture, Health Sciences, Medicine (which includes the Rafic Hariri School of Nursing), and the Suliman S. Olayan School of Business.

The University became coeducational in 1922, and the language of instruction is English (except for courses in the Arabic Department and other language courses).

Male to female ratio

50:50

Percentage of international students

21%

Percentage of undergraduate students

81%

Percentage of graduate students

19%

Percentage of students on financial aid

over 76%

Student to faculty ratio

11:1

Number of student clubs

76

Percentage of students living on campus

17%

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UNDERGRADUATE

Bachelor of Science in Applied Math
Bachelors of Science in Mathematics
Bachelors of Science in Statistics
Bachelor of Science in Biology
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Bachelor of Science in Geology
Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Studies
Bachelor of Science in Physics
Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering
Bachelor of Architecture
Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering in Computer and Communications Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Food Technology
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health
Bachelor of Science in Medical Audiology Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences
 

GRADUATE

Master of Science in Biology
Master of Science in Chemistry
Master of Science in Computer Science
Master of Science in Geology
Master of Science in Mathematics
Master of Science in Physics
Master of Science in Computational Sciences
Master of Science in Construction Engineering
Master of Science in Energy Studies
Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering
Master of Mechanical Engineering in Applied Energy
Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering
Master of Science in Chemical Engineering
Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering
Master of Engineering in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Master of Engineering in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering
Master of Engineering in Engineering Management
Master of Science in Agricultural Economics
Master of Science in Food Technology
Master of Science in Nutrition
Master of Science in Epidemiology
Master of Science in Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Master of Science in Environmental Technology
Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering
Master of Science in Environmental Health
Master of Science in Environmental Sciences
Master of Science in Neuroscience
Master of Science in Biochemistry
Master of Science in Human Morphology
Master of Science in Microbiology and Immunology
Master of Science in Physiology

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