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 2019-20 (specifically: May 19, 2020), except as noted.

Faculty Degree Female Male Total
Undergraduate level
FAFS BSA, BS, BLA 88
36
124
FAS BA, BS 358
261
619
MSFEA BAR, BFA, BEN, BS 185
310
495
FHS BS 57
14
71
HSON BSN 29
9
38
OSB BBA 169
136
305
Tota​l   886
766
1652
Graduate level  ​ ​ ​  
FAFS MS, MSES 25
7
32
FAS MA, MS, MAFINE, MSES 82
23
105
MSFEA MEN, MEM, MSES, MUD, MUPP 57
57
114
FM MS 27
5
32
FHS MPH, MS, MSES, EMHCL 46
10
56
MH CERT, MS 16
10
26
HSON MSN 12

12
OSB MBA, EMBA, MA, MF, MS
48
39
87
Total   313
151
464
Post Graduate level  ​ ​ ​  
FAS PHD 2
2
4
MSFEA PHD 10
8
18
FM
PHD 5
  5
​Total   17
10
27
​PR - Professional level ​ ​ ​  
FM FM (MD degree) 45
59
 104
Faculty Department Average Class Size
​​​​​FAFS
​ ​
Agricultural Science 14
Animal and Veterinary Sciences 12
Landscape Design and Eco-management 15
Nutrition and Food Science 19
Rural Community Development 7
Food Security 8
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​FAS ​ Arabic 15
Biology 16
Center for American Studies 9
Chemistry 22
Civilization Studies Program 18
Computer Science 29
Economics 25
Education 14
English - communication skills 17
Fine Arts and Art History 16
Geology 15
History and Archaeology 16
Mathematics 28
Middle Eastern Studies 6
Philosophy 17
Physics 14
Political Studies and Public Administration 19
Psychology 27
Sociology, Anthropology and Media Studies 18
University Preparatory Program 13
​​​​​​MSFEA

​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​
Architecture and Graphic Design 24
Chemical Engineering 19
Civil and Environmental Engineering 26
Electrical and Computer Engineering 21
Engineering Management 20
Energy Studies 17
Industrial Engineering  and Engineering Management 31
Mechanical Engineering 21
​​​​FM
​ ​ ​ ​ ​
Anatomy, Cell Biology and Physiology 13
Biochemistry 25
Human Morphology 21
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 22
Pharmacology and Therapeutics 31
Radiologic Technology Training 13
​​​FHS
​ ​ ​ ​
Environmental Health 22
Epidemiology and Population Health 8
Health Management and Policy 23
Health Promotion and Community Health 15
Medical Laboratory Sciences 37
HSON Nursing 2
OSB Business Administration 26
Interdepartmental Discipline (IDM) 8
​AUB Average Class Size    20

  • 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
Agricultural Extension MS*
Agriculture BSA
Diploma of Ingénieur Agricole Diploma
Animal Science MS
Food Sciences and Management BS
Food Technology MS
Irrigation MS
Landscape Architecture BLA
Mechanization MS*
Nutrition MS
Nutrition and Dietetics BS
Plant Protection MS
Plant Science MS
Poultry Science MS
Soil Sciences MS
Veterinary Science BS*
Agribusiness BS
Nutrition and Dietetics Coordinated Program BS
Food Security Diploma, MS
Rural Community Development
MS
​Food Safety
​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, PhD
Computer Science BS, MS
Diploma in Educational Management and Leadership D.Ed.M.L.
Diploma in Special Education D.S.Ed.
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 BS, MS
Middle Eastern Studies MA
Petroleum Studies BS
Philosophy BA, MA
Physics BS, MS
Political Studies BA, MA
Psychology BA, MA
Public Administration BA, MA
Sociology MA
Sociology/Anthropology BA
Statistics BA, BS, MA, MS
Studio Arts BA
Teaching Diploma TD
Theoretical Physics PhD
Media Communication DIPL*
Media Studies MA
Computational Sciences MS
Applied Math BA, BS
Transnational American Studies MA
Clinical Psychology MA
Media and Communications BA
Public Policy and International  Affairs MA
Islamic Studies MA
Art History and Curating MA
Suliman S. Olayan School of Business​
Business Administration BBA, MBA
Executive Business Administration EMBA
Finance MF
Human Resources Management MA
Business Analytics MS
Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
Architecture B.Arch.
Civil Engineering BE, ME, PhD
Mechanical Engineering BE, ME, PhD
Computer and Communications Engineering BE
Electrical and Computer Engineering BE, ME, PhD
Engineering Management MEM
Urban Design MUDS
Urban Planning and Policy MUPP
Graphic Design BFA
Environmental and Water Resources Engineering ME, PhD
Chemical Engineering BS, BEN
Construction Engineering BS
Applied Energy MEN
Industrial Engineering BE
Energy Studies ME
Faculty of Health Sciences
Environmental Health BS
Medical Laboratory Sciences BS
Epidemiology MS, PhD
Population Health MS
Public Health MPH
Medical Audiology Sciences BS
Medical Imaging Sciences BS
Executive Medical Health Care Leadership EMHCL
​Health Communication
​BA
Faculty of Medicine
Rafic Hariri School of Nursing RN-BS, BSN, MSN, PhD
Medicine MD
Biochemistry MS
Basic Medical Sciences PhD*
Human Morphology MS
Microbiology and Immunology MS
Pharmacology and Therapeutics MS
Physiology MS
Biomedical Sciences PhD
Clinical Psychology CERT
Orthodontics MS
Interfaculty Programs
Environmental Sciences (Majors in Eco-management, Environmental Technology, Environmental Health, and Environmental Policy Planning) MSES
Neuroscience MS
Nutrition MS
Biomedical Engineering MS, PHD
SHARP CERT, MS
​Public Health Nutrition
​​MS

  • *Temporarily frozen
FAS – Faculty of Arts and Sciences
MSFEA – Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
FEM – Faculties of Engineering and Medicine
FHS – Faculty of Health Sciences
FM – Faculty of Medicine
HSON – Rafic Hariri School of Nursing
OSB – Suliman S. Olayan School of Business







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