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Beirut Arab University

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world rank  5227

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Established in 1960, the Beirut Arab University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Beirut (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has branch campuses in Debbieh, Tripoli and Bekaa. Officially recognized by the Ministère de l'Education et de l'Enseignement supérieur, Liban (Ministry of Education and Higher Education of Lebanon), Beirut Arab University (BAU) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational Lebanese higher education institution. Beirut Arab University (BAU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 64-year-old Lebanese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 50-59% making this Lebanese higher education organization an 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, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Beirut Arab University's Control Typeprivate


Beirut Arab University's Entity Typenon-profit


Beirut Arab University' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized


Beirut Arab University's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateaveragely selective

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) جامعة بيروت العربية
Acronym BAU
Founded 1960
Colours Royal blue
Video Presentation

n.a.; please submit an official Beirut Arab University general video presentation.

University Location

Address Tareek Aljadida
1107 2809 Beirut
Beirut Arab University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Beirut Arab University Phone Number +961 (1) 300 110 Ext 2290
Beirut Arab University Fax Number +961 (1) 818 402
Other locations Debbieh, Tripoli and Bekaa

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Beirut Arab University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Beirut Arab University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Beirut Arab University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Beirut Arab University.

Beirut Arab University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Beirut Arab University's admission information.

Beirut Arab University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Beirut Arab University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Beirut Arab University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Beirut Arab University's acceptance rate range is 50-59% making this institution an averagely selective higher education institution.

Beirut Arab University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Beirut Arab University has more than 1000 international students.

Beirut Arab University's Admission Office Admission Office

Beirut Arab University
Beirut 1107 2809
(1) 300110 ext. 2435

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Beirut Arab University.

Beirut Arab University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Beirut Arab University has an enrollment range of 5,000-5,999 students making it a small-sized institution.

Beirut Arab University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 400-499 academic employees (Faculty).

Beirut Arab University's Control Type Control Type

Beirut Arab University is a private higher education institution.

Beirut Arab University's Entity Type Entity Type

Beirut Arab University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Beirut Arab University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Beirut Arab University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Beirut Arab University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Beirut Arab University's main facilities:

Beirut Arab University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Beirut Arab University's Library

Beirut Arab University's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Beirut Arab University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Beirut Arab University's main services:

Beirut Arab University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Beirut Arab University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Beirut Arab University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Beirut Arab University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Beirut Arab University's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Beirut Arab University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Beirut Arab University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministère de l'Education et de l'Enseignement supérieur, Liban

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Beirut Arab University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA)
  • Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
  • Accreditation for the Computer Science program from Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of 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)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Beirut Arab University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Association of Arab Universities (AArU)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)
  • International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE)
  • Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)
  • International Association of University Presidents (IAUP)
  • Universities Association of Lebanon (UAOLB)
  • Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI)
  • International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)
  • Lebanese Academic Library Consortium (LALC)
  • League of Islamic Universities (LIU)
  • Arab Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (Arab-ACRAO)
  • Society of Dental Arab Faculties (SARDF)
  • Scientific Society of Colleges of Pharmacy in the Arab World
  • Arab Society of Faculties of Business Administration, Economic and Political Sciences (BEPS)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • Scientific Society of Arab Nursing Faculties (SSANF)
  • Association for Dental Education in Europe (ADEE)
  • Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED)

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Beirut Arab University 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some Beirut Arab University's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.

Facebook Facebook

Beirut Arab University's Facebook page Beirut Arab University's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Beirut Arab University's X (formerly Twitter) page Beirut Arab University's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Beirut Arab University's YouTube channel Beirut Arab University's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Beirut Arab University's Instagram page Beirut Arab University's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Beirut Arab University's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

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