Rafik Hariri University

country rank  21
world rank  10041

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University Overview

Established in 1999, Rafik Hariri University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the medium-sized town of Damour (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Mount Lebanon. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Education et de l'Enseignement supérieur, Liban (Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Lebanon), Rafik Hariri University (RHU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Rafik Hariri University (RHU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 19 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Lebanese higher education organization a somewhat selective institution.

University Identity

Name جامعة رفيق الحريري
Acronym RHU
Founded 1999
Motto Freedom to Excel

University Location

Address PO Box 10
Damour (population range: 10,000-49,999)
2010 Mount Lebanon
T +961 (5) 603 090
F +961 (5) 601 380

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Meshref
Damour 10-2010
+961 (5) 601386 Ext. 405 - 406

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 50-99
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Rafik Hariri 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 International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministère de l'Education et de l'Enseignement supérieur, Liban

Year of first Accreditation


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018