American Univesity of Beirut

 Academic Programs and Degrees

​​​​​​​​​​This section covers the distribution of undergraduate and graduate degrees, the average class size and the degrees awarded by each faculty​.

Statistics are given as of the fall term of academic year 2020-21 (specifically: October 15, 2020), except as noted.

Faculty Degree Female Male Total
Undergraduate level
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences BSA, BS, BLA
73
29
102
Faculty of Arts and Sciences BA, BS 382
332
714
Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture BAR, BFA, BEN, BS 205
332
537
Faculty of Health Sciences BS, BA
51
23
74
Rafic Hariri School of Nursing BSN 40
12
52
Suliman S. Olayan School of Business BBA 213
193
406
Tota​l   964
921
1885
Graduate level  ​ ​ ​  
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences MS, MSES 30
10
40
Faculty of Arts and Sciences MA, MS, MAFE, MSES 69
43
112
Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture MEN, MEM, MSES, MUPP, MME, MS, MUDS
57
103
160
Faculty of Medicine
MS 44
11
55
Faculty of Health Sciences
MPH, MS, MSES, EMHCL 41
9
50
Rafic Hariri School of Nursing
MSN 7
0
7
Suliman S. Olayan School of Business MBA, EMBA, MA, MF, MS
83
117
200
Total   342
295
637
Post Graduate level  ​ ​ ​  
Faculty of Arts and Sciences PhD
5
1
6
Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture PhD 9
13
22
Faculty of Medicine
PhD 4
1
5
​Total  
18
15
33
​PR - Professional level ​ ​ ​  
Faculty of Medicine MD 
54
50
104
Faculty Department Average Class Size
​​​​​Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
​ ​
Agricultural Science 10
Animal and Veterinary Sciences 9
Landscape Design and Eco-management 16
Nutrition and Food Science 12
Rural Community Development 3
Food Security 2
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Faculty of Arts and Sciences Arabic 13
Biology 18
Center for American Studies 8
Chemistry 26
Civilization Studies Program 21
Computer Science 20
Economics 50
Education 8
English - communication skills 17
Fine Arts and Art History 12
Geology 15
History and Archaeology 10
Mathematics 55
Middle Eastern Studies 3
Philosophy 14
Physics 16
Political Studies and Public Administration 18
Psychology 19
Sociology, Anthropology and Media Studies 17
University Preparatory Program 20
Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture

​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​
Architecture and Graphic Design 17
Chemical Engineering 10
Civil and Environmental Engineering 23
Electrical and Computer Engineering 20
Engineering Management 25
Energy Studies 20
Industrial Engineering  and Engineering Management 34
Mechanical Engineering 20
​​​​Faculty of Medicine
​ ​ ​ ​ ​
Anatomy, Cell Biology and Physiology 12
Biochemistry 15
Human Morphology 1
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 20
Pharmacology and Therapeutics 16
Radiologic Technology Training 11
Faculty of Health Sciences
​ ​ ​ ​
Environmental Health 20
Epidemiology and Population Health 13
Health Management and Policy 10
Health Promotion and Community Health 11
Medical Laboratory Sciences 27
Rafic Hariri School of Nursing Nursing 10
Suliman S. Olayan School of Business Business Administration 30
​AUB Average Class Size    19

  • Average class size is the average number of students in each main course session (tutorial, common lecture, lab lecture and recitation are excluded)
Programs Degrees or Certificates
​Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences ​
Agricultural Economics MS
Agriculture BSA
Animal Science MS
Food Science and Management BS
Food Technology MS
Irrigation MS
Landscape Architecture BLA
Nutrition MS
Nutrition and Dietetics BS
Plant Protection MS
Plant Science MS
Poultry Science MS
Agribusiness
BS
Rural Community Development
MS
​Food Safety
​MS
​Food Security
​MS
​Faculty of Arts and Sciences​
Anthropology MA
Arab and Middle Eastern History PhD
Arabic Language and Literature BA, MA, PhD
Archaeology BA, MA
Art History BA
Biology BS, MS
Cell and Molecular Biology PhD
Chemistry BS, MS
Computer Science BS, MS
Educational Management and Leadership DIPL
Special Education DIPL
Economics BA, MA
Education MA
Education/Elementary BA
English Language BA, MA
English Literature BA, MA
Financial Economics MAFE
Geology BS, MS
History BA, MA
Mathematics BA, BS, MS
Middle Eastern Studies MA
Petroleum Geosciences BS
Philosophy BA, MA
Physics BS, MS
Political Studies BA, MA
Psychology BA, MA
Public Administration BA, MA
Sociology MA
Sociology and Anthropology BA
Statistics BA, BS, MA, MS
Studio Arts BA
Teaching Diploma (Elementary, Secondary)
TD
Theoretical Physics PhD
Media Studies MA
Computational Science
MS
Applied Mathematics
BA, BS
Clinical Psychology MA
Media and Communication​
BA
Public Policy and International  Affairs MA
Islamic Studies MA
Art History and Curating MA
​CAMES Summer Arabic Program
CERT
Suliman S. Olayan School of Business​
Business Administration BBA, MBA, EMBA
Finance MF
Human Resource​ Management MA
Business Analytics MS
Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
Architecture BAR
Civil Engineering BEN, MEN, PhD
Mechanical Engineering BEN, MEN, PhD
Computer and Communications Engineering BEN
Electrical and Computer Engineering BEN, MEN, PhD
Engineering Management MEM
Urban Design MUDS
Urban Planning and Policy MUPP
Graphic Design BFA
Environmental and Water Resources Engineering MEN, PhD
Chemical Engineering BS, BEN, MS, MEN
Construction Engineering BS
Applied Energy MEN
Industrial Engineering BEN
Energy Studies
MS
​Building Energy Systems
​DIPL
​Green Technologies
​DIPL
Faculty of Health Sciences
Environmental Health BS
Health Care Leadership
EMHCL
Health Communication
​BA
Epidemiology MS, PhD
Population Health MS
Public Health MPH
RAFIC HARIRI SCHOOL OF NURSING

​Nursing​

RN-BS, BSN, MSN
​Nursing Science
PhD
​BA/BS-BSN Accelerated program
​BSN
FACULTY OF MEDICINE
Medicine MD
Biochemistry MS​
Human Morphology MS
Microbiology and Immunology MS
Pharmacology and Therapeutics MS
Physiology MS
Biomedical Sciences
PhD
Clinical Psychology CERT
Orthodontics MS
Interfaculty / joint Programs
Environmental Sciences (Majors in Ecosystems Management, Environmental Technology, Environmental Health, and Environmental Policy Planning) MSES
Neuroscience MS
​Medical Audiology Sciences
​BS
​Medical Imaging Sciences
​BS
​Medical Laboratory Sciences
​BS
Nutrition MS
Biomedical Engineering
MS, PhD
SHARP
CERT, MS
​Public Health Nutrition
​​MS









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