Notre Dame University

country rank  6
world rank  4395

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University Overview

Founded in 1987, Notre Dame University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Zouk Mosbeh (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Mount Lebanon. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Deir el Amar, Barsa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Education et de l'Enseignement supérieur, Liban (Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Lebanon), Notre Dame University (NDU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Notre Dame University (NDU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 31 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 50-60% making this Lebanese higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة سيدة اللويزة
Acronym NDU
Founded 1987
Motto Gaudium De Varitate
Joy in the Truth

University Location

Address PO Box 72, Zouk Mikael
Zouk Mosbeh (population range: 50,000-249,999)
961 Mount Lebanon
T +961 (9) 218 950
F +961 (9) 218 771
Other locations Deir el Amar, Barsa

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
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 50-60%
Admission Office PO Box 72 - Zouk Mikael
Zouk Mosbeh 961
+961 (9) 225164

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Marianites of Holy Cross -

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Notre Dame 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


  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)

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Site last updated: Saturday, 10 March 2018