7,558
Students
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
88
88%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

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

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 13-5053 Chouran Beirut 1102 2801, Lebanon
Beirut
Lebanon
Contact Miss Nada Hajj
University Director of Admissions
Email: nhajj@lau.edu.lb
Phone: 961-1786456
Fax: 961-1786456

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 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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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 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

5,053
Applied
4,452
Accepted
7,558
Enrolled
88%
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Female Admissions

2,642
Females Applied
2,381
Females Accepted
90%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,411
Males Applied
2,071
Males Accepted
86%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

85
Application Fee
2.83
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Other requirements exist (see below)

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen July 15th March 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 15th March 1st Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 512 460 560
SAT Math 584 520 640

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

17,940
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Fees

415
Full-time student fees
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Student Body

7,558
Total undergrad students
19%

Gender

Male (50.07%)
Female (49.93%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 6%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Heritage Day, Never Give Up and Spring Fiesta

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
More
Red Cross, Unesco
Most popular organizations:
Event Organization Club, Debate Club, Human Rights Club, International Affairs Club and Red Cross Club

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
24/7 security at residence halls

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
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Cheerleading No Checkmark No
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Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
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Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
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Water Polo No No No

Faculty

828
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 302
Part-time - 526
Male - 398
Female - 430