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Students

Enrollment by campus — Fall 2017

Beirut

4,68055%

Byblos

3,84845%

Total 8,528

Enrollment by gender — Fall 2017

Female

4,34851%

Male

4,18049%

Total 8,528

Enrollment by level — Fall 2017

Undergraduate

7,55889%

Graduate

7379%

Professional

2333%

Total 8,528

Enrollment by academic unit — Fall 2017

Adnan Kassar School of Business

2,69331.6%

School of Arts & Sciences

2,55229.9%

School of Engineering

1,49417.5%

School of Architecture & Design

89510.5%

School of Pharmacy

4745.6%

Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine

2042.4%

No College Designated

1171.4%

Alice Ramez Chagoury School of Nursing

931.1%

Office of Graduate Studies and Research

60.1%

Total 8,528

Enrollment by place of origin — Fall 2017

Lebanon

6,99382%

Rest of Middle East

5916.9%

North America

4505.3%

Europe and Caucusus

2272.7%

Africa

1301.5%

Central and South America

931.1%

Australia

400.5%

Asia

40.1%

Total 8,528

Degrees granted from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017

Bachelor’s

1,59284.5%

Master’s

174 9.2%

Doctoral

78 4.1%

Post Bachelor

41 2.2%

Total 1,885

* Percentages may not add up to 100% due to rounding

Faculty & Staff

Full-time faculty by rank — Fall 2017

Associate Professor

112 35.2%

Assistant Professor

109 34.3%

Professor

319.7%

Instructor

278.5%

Lecturer

196%

Senior Instructor

175.3%

Senior Lecturer

20.6%

Assistant Instructor

10.3%

Total 318

Full-time faculty by nationality — Fall 2017

Lebanese

153 48.1%

International

165 51.9%

Total 318

Full-time faculty by gender — Fall 2017

Male

179 56.3%

Female

139 43.7%

Total 318

Part-time faculty by gender — Fall 2017

Male

231 43.9%

Female

295 56.1%

Total 526

Full-time physicians by gender — Fall 2017

Male

4065%

Female

2235%

Total 62

Part-time physicians by gender — Fall 2017

Male

7467%

Female

3733%

Total 111

Full-time staff by gender — Fall 2017

Male

30547.9%

Female

33252.1%

Total 637

Part-time staff by gender — Fall 2017

Male

8746.3%

Female

10153.7%

Total 188

Financial Aid

Number of Awards — AY 2016—2017

Work Aid

2,591 59.9%

Grants

2,555 59.0%

LAU Loans

1,523 35.2%

Honor Scholarships

796 18.4%

Sponsorships

372 8.6%

Graduate Assistantship

304 7%

Entrance Scholarships

263 6.1%

USP (USAID Grant)

242 5.6%

Talent Scholarships

146 3.4%

Merit Scholarship

114 2.6%

Athletic Scholarships

114 2.6%

Baccalaureat Scholarships

92 2.1%

MEPI-TL (US Dept. of State Grant)

68 1.6%

FAFSA (US Federal Loans)

41 0.9%

NCSR (Lebanese Scientific Research Grant)

13 0.3%

Total 4,328

* Duplicates occur at the level of the number of awards as a student may benefit from more than one type of financial aid, yet the total financial aid headcount is unduplicated.

Amount in $ — AY 2016—2017

Grants

10,737,517 33%

Work Aid

6,027,560 18.5%

Honor Scholarships

3,007,278 9.3%

Graduate Assistantship

2,103,827 6.5%

LAU Loans

2,068,693 6.4%

Merit Scholarship

1,873,608 5.8%

Sponsorships

1,591,798 4.9%

USP (USAID Grant)

1,139,998 3.5%

Entrance Scholarships

1,037,790 3.2%

Baccalaureat Scholarships

893,100 2.7%

Talent Scholarships

822,296 2.5%

FAFSA (US Federal Loans)

361,484 1.1%

MEPI-TL (US Dept. of State Grant)

346,832 1.1%

Athletic Scholarships

264,947 0.8%

NCSR (Lebanese Scientific Research Grant)

232,223 0.7%

Total 32,508,956.09

Library

Library Holdings — AY 2016—2017

Print Books 366,470
e-Books 394,549
Print/microform serial subscriptions 589
e-Journals (Full text) 75,665
Media materials 15,628
Online & Open Access databases 165

This information is provided by Institutional Research and Assessment.


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