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Beirut Arab University

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6

world rank

4131

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Overview

Established in 1960, Beirut Arab University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Beirut (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Debbieh, Tripoli, Bekaa. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministère de l'Education et de l'Enseignement supérieur, Liban (Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Lebanon), Beirut Arab University (BAU) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Beirut Arab University (BAU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 57 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Lebanese higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. BAU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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General Information

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Location


Address Tareek Aljadida
Beirut
1107 2809 Beirut
Lebanon
Population range 1,000,000-5,000,000
Phone +961 (1) 300 110 Ext 2290
Fax +961 (1) 818 402
Other locations Debbieh, Tripoli, Bekaa
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Beirut Arab University for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
International students 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Beirut Arab University's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Beirut Arab University
Beirut 1107 2809
Phone +961 (1) 300110 ext. 2435

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Beirut Arab University's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Beirut Arab University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Beirut Arab University for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

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Ministère de l'Education et de l'Enseignement supérieur, Liban


Year of first Accreditation

1961


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA)
  • Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
  • Accreditation for the Computer Science program from Accreditation Board For Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs (CCAPP)
  • Association for Dental Education in Europe (ADEE)
  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT)
  • Accreditation Agency in Health and Social Sciences (AHPGS)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Beirut Arab University as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Association of Arab Universities (AARU)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • United Nations Global Compact
  • International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE)
  • Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)
  • International Association of University Presidents (IAUP)
  • Association of Universities of Lebanon
  • Euro- Mediterranean University (EMUNI)
  • Euromed Permanent University Forum (EPUF)
  • International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
  • European Foundation for Management and Development (EFMD)
  • Lebanese Academic Library Consortium (LALC)
  • Islamic Universities League
  • Arab Association of Collegiate Registrars& Admissions Officers (ARAB-ACRAO)
  • Association of the Arab Faculties of Dentistry
  • Scientific Association of Colleges of Pharmacy in the Arab World.
  • Arab Society of Faculties of Business Administration
  • Union of International Associations (UIA)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • Scientific Society of Arab Nursing Faculties
  • Association for Dental Education in Europe (ADEE)
  • Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED)


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