Middle East University

country rank  15
world rank  8662

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University Overview

Established in 1939, Middle East University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Beirut (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Education et de l'Enseignement supérieur, Liban (Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Lebanon), Middle East University (MEU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: under-250 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Adventist religion. Middle East University (MEU) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 79 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 80-90% making this Lebanese higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. MEU 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, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Name جامعة الشرق الأوسط
Acronym MEU
Founded 1939
Motto Gateway to Truth and Life

University Location

Address Sabtieh, Bouchrieh
Beirut (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
1202 2040 Beirut
Lebanon
T +961 (1) 685 800
F +961 (1) 684 800

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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 80-90%
Admission Office Sabtieh, Bouchrieh
Beirut 1202 2040
+961 (1) 685800

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range under-250
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range under-50
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Adventist Christian-Adventist Seventh Day Adventist - www.adventist.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Middle East University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

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


Year of first Accreditation
1961


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accrediting Association of Seventh-day Adventist Schools, Colleges and Universities (AAA)

Affiliations

  • Arab Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (Arab-ACRAO)
  • Fédération Sportive Universitaire du Liban (FSUL)
  • Universities Association of Lebanon (UAOLB)

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Site last updated: Sunday, 4 February 2018