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Students

Enrollment by campus — Fall 2018

Beirut

4,54954%

Byblos

3,85746%

Total 8,406

Enrollment by gender — Fall 2018

Female

4,34652%

Male

4,06048%

Total 8,406

Enrollment by level — Fall 2018

Undergraduate

7,43388%

Graduate

7169%

Professional

2573%

Total 8,406

Enrollment by academic unit — Fall 2018

School of Arts & Sciences

2,62331.2%

Adnan Kassar School of Business

2,61731.1%

School of Engineering

1,43517.1%

School of Architecture & Design

7989.5%

School of Pharmacy

4755.7%

Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine

2212.6%

Alice Ramez Chagoury School of Nursing

1191.4%

No College Designated

1171.4%

Office of Graduate Studies and Research

10.0%

Total 8,406

Enrollment by place of origin — Fall 2018

Lebanon

6,87281.8%

Rest of Middle East

5947.1%

North America

4395.2%

Europe and Caucusus

2212.6%

Africa

1511.8%

Central and South America

921.1%

Australia

340.4%

Asia

30.0%

Total 8,406

Degrees granted from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018

Bachelor’s

1,64581.4%

Master’s

26313.0%

Doctoral

763.8%

Post Bachelor

351.7%

Associate

20.1%

Total 2,021

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

Faculty & Staff

Full-time faculty by rank — Fall 2018

Associate Professor

120 37.2%

Assistant Professor

10532.5%

Professor

329.9%

Instructor

237.1%

Lecturer

206.2%

Senior Instructor

175.3%

Senior Lecturer

61.9%

Total 323

Full-time faculty by nationality — Fall 2018

Lebanese

157 48.6%

International

166 51.4%

Total 323

Full-time faculty by gender — Fall 2018

Male

18858.2%

Female

13541.8%

Total 323

Part-time faculty by gender — Fall 2018

Male

21041.3%

Female

29958.7%

Total 509

Full-time staff by gender — Fall 2018

Male

32949.3%

Female

33850.7%

Total 667

Part-time staff by gender — Fall 2018

Male

9244.2%

Female

11655.8%

Total 208

Financial Aid

Number of Awards — AY 2017—2018

Grants

2,945 64.0%

Work Aid

2,716 59.0%

LAU Loans

1,083 23.5%

Honor Scholarships

851 18.5%

Graduate Assistantship

314 6.8%

Entrance Scholarships

278 6.0%

USP (USAID Grant)

240 5.2%

Sponsorships

189 4.1%

Baccalaureate Scholarships

166 3.6%

Talent Scholarships

154 3.3%

Athletic Scholarships

122 2.6%

Merit Scholarships

115 2.5%

MEPI-TL (US Dept. of State Grant)

84 1.8%

FAFSA (US Federal Loans)

44 1.0%

NCSR (Lebanese Scientific Research Grant)

21 0.5%

Total 4,605

* 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 2017—2018

Grants

12,227,586 35.9%

Work Aid

5,515,026 16.2%

Honor Scholarships

3,381,218 9.9%

Graduate Assistantship

1,948,183 5.7%

Merit Scholarship

1,879,088 5.5%

Baccalaureate Scholarships

1,576,363 4.6%

LAU Loans

1,523,973 4.5%

USP (USAID Grant)

1,391,312 4.1%

Sponsorships

1,127,130 3.3%

Entrance Scholarships

1,120,868 3.3%

Talent Scholarships

879,996 2.6%

NCSR (Lebanese Scientific Research Grant)

403,817 1.2%

MEPI-TL (US Dept. of State Grant)

403,017 1.2%

FAFSA (US Federal Loans)

395,329 1.2%

Athletic Scholarships

290,634 0.9%

Total 34,063,540.32

Library

Library Holdings — AY 2017—2018

Print Books 386,832
e-Books 450,183
Print/microform serial subscriptions 546
e-Journals (Full text) 82,570
Media materials 16,421
Online & Open Access databases 134

This information is provided by Institutional Research and Assessment.