Saint-Joseph University of Beirut

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world rank  2587

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University Overview

Established in 1875, Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth (Saint-Joseph University of Beirut) 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 the following locations: Tripoli, Saïda, Zahlé. Officially recognized by the Ministère de l'Education et de l'Enseignement supérieur, Liban (Ministry of Education and Higher Education of Lebanon), Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth (USJ) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Lebanese higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth (USJ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 145 years old Lebanese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Lebanese higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. USJ 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.

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University Identity

Name
Name Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth
Name جامعة القديس يوسف
Acronym USJ
Founded 1875
Motto Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam
For the greater glory of God
Colours White and blue

University Location

Address Damascus Road
Beirut
1104-2020 Beirut
Lebanon
Tel +961 (1) 421 000
Fax +961 (1) 423 369
Other locations Tripoli, Saïda, Zahlé

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
Not reported 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
International
students
Not reported 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Rectorate, Damascus Road
Beirut 1104-2020
(1) 421000

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Jesuit - www.jesuit.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Saint-Joseph University of Beirut's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

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


Year of first Accreditation

1875


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)

Academic Structure

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