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Students

Enrollment by campus — Fall 2016

Beirut

4,55154%

Byblos

3,94246%

Total 8,493

Enrollment by gender — Fall 2016

Female

4,29751%

Male

4,19649%

Total 8,493

Enrollment by level — Fall 2016

Undergraduate

7,59089%

Graduate

6728%

Professional

2313%

Total 8,493

Enrollment by academic unit — Fall 2016

Adnan Kassar School of Business

2,61230.7%

School of Arts & Sciences

2,52329.7%

School of Engineering

1,47917.4%

School of Architecture & Design

98411.6%

School of Pharmacy

4595.4%

Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine

2002.4%

No College Designated

1331.6%

Alice Ramez Chagoury School of Nursing

891.0%

Office of Graduate Studies and Research

140.2%

Total 8,493

Enrollment by place of origin — Fall 2016

Lebanon

6,95681.8%

Rest of Middle East

5957.0%

North America

4855.7%

Europe and Caucusus

2112.5%

Africa

1151.4%

Central and South America

851.0%

Australia

400.5%

Asia

60.1%

Total 8,493

Degrees granted from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016

Bachelor’s

1,69984.4%

Master’s

180 8.9%

Doctoral

81 4.0%

Post Bachelor

46 2.3%

Associate

6 0.4%

Total 2,012

Faculty & Staff

Full-time faculty by rank — Fall 2016

Assistant Professor

107 34.5%

Associate Professor

105 33.9%

Instructor

309.7%

Professor

289.0%

Lecturer

258.1%

Senior Instructor

144.5%

Assistant Instructor

10.3%

Total 310

Full-time faculty by nationality — Fall 2016

Lebanese

202 65%

International

98 32%

Arabs

10 3%

Total 310

Full-time faculty by gender — Fall 2016

Male

170 55%

Female

140 45%

Total 310

Part-time faculty by gender — Fall 2016

Male

229 46%

Female

274 54%

Total 503

Full-time staff by gender — Fall 2016

Male

29247%

Female

32653%

Total 618

Part-time staff by gender — Fall 2016

Male

7743%

Female

10257%

Total 179

Financial Aid

Number of Awards — AY 2015—2016

Grants

3,251 39.7%

Work Aid

2,403 29.3%

Loans

1,521 18.6%

Student Employment

585 7.1%

Graduate Assistantship

265 3.2%

Dependents Grants

104 1.3%

Merit Scholarship

69 0.8%

Total 8,198

* Duplicates occur at the level of the number of awards as a student may benefit from more than one type of financial aid.

Amount in $ — AY 2015—2016

Grants

16,132,291 58.7%

Work Aid

4,495,890 16.4%

Dependents Grants

2,334,000 8.5%

Merit Scholarship

1,389,025 5.1%

Loans

1,293,342 4.7%

Graduate Assistantship

967,205 3.5%

Student Employment

852,107 3.1%

Total 27,463,860

Library

Library Holdings — AY 2015—2016

Print Books 358,704
e-Books 364,205
Print Journals 647
e-Journals (Full text) 72,705
Non-print (e.g., maps, videos, slides) 14,326
Online & Open Access databases 160

This information is provided by Institutional Research and Assessment.


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