7,225
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,378
Avg. Financial Aid
68
3599/5241
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

American University of Beirut is a University institution located in Beirut, LBN, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 11-0236
Riad El-Solh
Beirut
Lebanon
Contact Dr. Salim Kanaan
Director of Admissions Office
Email: admissions@aub.edu.lb
Phone: 961-1374374
Fax: 961-1750775

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,241
Applied
3,599
Accepted
7,225
Enrolled
69%
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Female Admissions

2,715
Females Applied
1,831
Females Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,526
Males Applied
1,768
Males Accepted
70%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

80
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen December 20th March 30th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer April 30th June 30th Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 510 600
SAT Math 590 690

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

21,900
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Fees

740
Full-time student fees
2,900
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

9,378
Avg. Financial Aid Package
6,207
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
6,417
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
6,097
Avg. Loan Aid
24,114
Avg. Grant Aid
9,474
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid

Student Body

7,225
Total undergrad students

Gender

Male (50.93%)
Female (49.07%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 15%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Outdoors Festival, Latin Night and New Student Orientation Program

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Red Cross Club, Biology Society, Business Society, Music Club and Palestinian Cultural Club

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
staff monitors entrance 24/7

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Checkmark No
Rugby Checkmark Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Squash Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Checkmark No
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Track And Field Checkmark Checkmark No
Triathlon No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Checkmark No
Football No No No
Rugby Checkmark Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Squash Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Checkmark No
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Track And Field Checkmark Checkmark No
Triathlon No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo No No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

1,196
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 903
Part-time - 293
Male - 688
Female - 508