American Univesity of Beirut

 Students

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​This section includes information covering the students' enrollment, admission, tuitions, graduation and retention, academic achievement and financial aid.  ​​

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


Faculty Enrollment Female% Male%
Undergraduate level
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
353
73% 27%
Faculty of Arts and Sciences 2409
53% 47%
Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture 2179
38% 62%
Faculty of Health Sciences 259
70% 30%
Rafic Hariri School of Nursing 204
70% 30%
Suliman S. Olayan School of Business 1107
47% 53%
Total 6511
49% 51​%
Graduate level
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences 130
75%
25%
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
435
67%
33%
Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture 351
47%
53%
Faculty of Medicine
120
70%
30%
Faculty of Health Sciences 125
82% 18%
Rafic Hariri School of Nursing
52
83% 17%
Suliman S. Olayan School of Business
317
49% 51%
Total 1530
60% 40%
Post Graduate level 
Faculty of Arts and Sciences 32
75% 25%
Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture 92
46% 54%
​Faculty of Medicine
24
79% 21%
Faculty of Health Sciences 7
86​% 14%
Rafic Hariri School of Nursing
9
89% 11%
Total 164 
60% 40%
Professional
Faculty of Medicine 452
47% 53​%
 
Faculty Freshman Sophomore Junior Senior 4th Year 5th Year All
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
2.84
3.19
3.32
3.35
3.14
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
3.03
3.12
3.29
3.35

3.23
Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture 3.14
3.3
3.34
3.39
3.5
3.3
Faculty of Health Sciences 3.12
3.2
3.36
3.22
Rafic Hariri School of Nursing 2.89
3.39
3.4
3.14
Suliman S. Olayan School of Business 3.15
3.19
3.19
3.17
Average 3.03
3.10
3.26
3.31
3.39
3.5
3.2​4
Need-based aid (includes non-need-based aid used to meet need)  
Non-need-based aid (excludes non-need-based aid used to meet need)  
Scholarships/Grants
Institutional: endowed scholarships, annual gifts and tuition-funded grants, awarded by the university, excluding athletic aid and tuition waivers (which are reported below).  $39,400,000
(academic year)
$1,109,272
(academic year)
Total Scholarships/Grants $39,400,000
$1,109,272
Self-Help
Student loans from all sources (excluding parent loans) $1,690,155
State and other (e.g., institutional) work-study/employment (Note: excludes Federal Work-Study captured above.)  $133,909
Total Self-Help $1,827,733
Parent Loans
Parent Loans $​164,865

  • Need-based scholarship or grant aid: scholarships and grants from institutional, state, federal, or other sources for which a student must have financial need to qualify.
  • ​Non-need-based scholarship or grant aid: scholarships and grants, gifts, or merit-based aid from institutional or other sources (including unrestricted funds or gifts and endowment income) awarded solely on the basis of academic achievement, merit, or any other non-need-based reason.
  • Need-based self-help aid: loans and jobs from institutional, state, federal, or other sources for which a student must demonstrate financial need to qualify.
Faculty Number Percent International Enrolled (%​)
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences 86
18%
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
811
28%
Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture 359
14%
Faculty of Medicine 81
13%
Faculty of Health Sciences 92
24%
Rafic Hariri School of Nursing 32
12%
Suliman S. Olayan School of Business​ 311
22%
All AUB 1772
20​%





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