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Students

Enrollment by campus — Fall 2020

Beirut

4,47855.7%

Byblos

3,56644.3%

Total 8,044

Enrollment by gender — Fall 2020

Female

4,17151.9%

Male

3,87348.1%

Total 8,044

Enrollment by level — Fall 2020

Undergraduate

6,98486.8%

Graduate

7939.9%

Professional

2673.3%

Total 8,044

Enrollment by academic unit — Fall 2020

School of Arts & Sciences

2,81335.0%

Adnan Kassar School of Business

2,28828.4%

School of Engineering

1,35416.8%

School of Architecture & Design

6157.6%

School of Pharmacy

4505.6%

Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine

2383.0%

Alice Ramez Chagoury School of Nursing

1972.4%

No College Designated

891.1%

Total 8,044

Enrollment by place of origin — Fall 2020

Lebanon

6,66682.9%

Rest of Middle East

5376.7%

North America

4055.0%

Europe and Caucusus

1652.1%

Africa

1351.7%

Central and South America

1021.3%

Australia

290.4%

Asia

50.1%

Total 8,044

Degrees granted from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020

Bachelor’s

1,71683%

Master’s

22611%

Doctoral

814%

Post Bachelor

482%

Total 2,071

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

Faculty & Staff

Full-time faculty by rank — Fall 2020

Professor

329.6%

Associate Professor

12738.1%

Assistant Professor

7823.4%

Research Faculty-Postdoctoral Research Fellow

4513.5%

Senior Lecturer

30.9%

Lecturer

123.6%

Senior Instructor

164.8%

Instructor

195.7%

Assistant Instructor

10.3%

Total 333

Full-time faculty by nationality — Fall 2020

Lebanese

19358.0%

International

14042.0%

Total 333

Full-time faculty by gender — Fall 2020

Female

15045.0%

Male

18355.0%

Total 333

Part-time faculty by gender — Fall 2020

Female

24357.0%

Male

18243.0%

Total 425

Full-time staff by gender — Fall 2020

Female

33952.0%

Male

31848.0%

Total 657

Part-time staff by gender — Fall 2020

Female

7366.0%

Male

3834.0%

Total 111

Financial Aid

Number of Awards — AY 2019—2020

Grants

3,869 73.2%

Work Aid

3,210 60.8%

LAU Loans

843 16%

Honor Scholarships

742 14%

Baccalaureate Scholarships

434 8.2%

Graduate Assistantship

358 6.8%

Entrance Scholarships

292 5.5%

USP (USAID Grant)

239 4.5%

Sponsorships

194 3.6%

Athletic Scholarships

167 3.2%

Talent Scholarships

150 2.8%

Merit Scholarships

112 2.1%

MEPI-TL (US Dept. of State Grant)

110 2%

FAFSA (US Federal Loans)

44 0.8%

NCSR (Lebanese Scientific Research Grant)

24 0.4%

Total 5,279

* 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 2019—2020

Grants

20,190,564 44.5%

Work Aid

5,225,891 11.5%

Baccalaureate Scholarships

4,247,728 9.3%

Honor Scholarships

3,129,605 6.9%

Graduate Assistantship

2,333,465 5.1%

Merit Scholarship

2,097,269 4.6%

USP (USAID Grant)

1,612,503 3.5%

LAU Loans

1,528,512 3.4%

Entrance Scholarships

1,235,940 2.7%

Sponsorships

985,678 2.2%

Talent Scholarships

938,716 2.1%

NCSR (Lebanese Scientific Research Grant)

472,320 1%

MEPI-TL (US Dept. of State Grant)

447,093 1%

FAFSA (US Federal Loans)

413,399 0.9%

Athletic Scholarships

413,349 0.9%

Total 45,272,037.89

Library

Library Holdings — AY 2019—2020

Print Books 394,248
e-Books 592,550
Print Serial Subscriptions 215
e-Journals (Full text) 136,810
Media Materials 17,651
Online and Open Access Databases 180

This information is provided by Institutional Research and Assessment.