American University of Beirut

Founded in 1866, the American University of Beirut is a teaching-centered research university based on the American liberal arts model of higher education. AUB has over 8,000 students and 800 faculty members. The University encourages freedom of thought and expression and seeks to graduate men and women committed to creative and critical thinking, lifelong learning, personal integrity, civic responsibility, and leadership.

American University of Beirut Offered Courses

Agricultural EconomicsMSFAFS
Animal ScienceMSFAFS
Applied EnergyMEMSFEA
Applied MathBA, BSFAS
Arab and Middle Eastern HistoryPhDFAS
Arabic Language and LiteratureBA, MA, PhDFAS
ArchaeologyBA, MAFAS
Art HistoryBAFAS
Art History and CuratingMAFAS
BiologyBS, MSFAS
Biomedical EngineeringM​S, Ph​​DMSFEA
Biomedical SciencesPhDFM
​Building Energy Systems​Online D​IPLM​MSFEA
Business Administration​BBA, MBA, Online MBAOSB
​Business Analytics​MS​BAOSB​
Cell and Molecular BiologyPhDFAS
Chemical EngineeringBE, BS, ME, MSMSFEA
ChemistryBS, MSFAS
Civil EngineeringBE, ME, PhDMSFEA
Clinical PsychologyMAFAS
Computational ScienceMSFAS
Computer and Communications EngineeringBENMSFEA
Computer ScienceBS, MSFAS
​​Computer Science Engineering​BEN​MSFEA​
Construction EngineeringBSMSFEA
EconomicsBA, MAFAS
Eco-system ManagementMSESFAFS
Educational Management and Leadership DiplomasDIPLMFAS
Electrical and Computer EngineeringBE, ME, PhDMSFEA
Energy StudiesMSMSFEA
Engineering ManagementMEM, Online MEMMSFEA
English LanguageBA, MAFAS
English LiteratureBA, MAFAS
Environmental and Water Resources EngineeringME, PhDMSFEA
Environmental HealthBS, MSESFHS
Environmental Policy PlanningMSESFAS
Environmental TechnologyMSESMSFEA
EpidemiologyMS, Ph​DFHS
Executive Master of Business AdministrationEMBAOSB
Financial EconomicsMAFEFAS
Food SafetyM​SFAFS
Food Science and ManagementBSFAFS
Food SecurityOnline DIPLM, M​​SFAFS
Food TechnologyMSFAFS
GeologyBS, MSFAS
Graphic DesignBFAMSFEA
​Green TechnologiesOnline DIPLM​MSFEA
​Health CommunicationB​A​FHS
History​BA, MAFAS
Human MorphologyMSFM
Human Resource ManagementMAOSB
Industrial EngineeringBENMSFEA
Islamic StudiesMAFAS
Landscape ArchitectureBLAFAFS
MathematicsBA, BS, MA, MSFAS
Mechanical EngineeringBE, ME, PhDMS​FEA
Media and CommunicationBA​ FAS
Media StudiesMAFAS
Medical Audiology SciencesBSFHS
Medical Imaging SciencesBSFHS
Medical Laboratory SciencesBSFHS
Microbiology and ImmunologyMSFM
Middle Eastern StudiesMAFAS
NursingBS, MS, Ph​DHSON​
Nutrition and DieteticsBSFAFS
Nutrition and Dietetics – CoordinatedBSFAFS
Petroleum StudiesBSFAS
Pharmacology and TherapeuticsMSFM
PhilosophyBA​, MAFAS
PhysicsBS, MSFAS
Plant ProtectionMSFAFS
Plant ScienceMSFAFS
Political StudiesBA, MAFAS
Population HealthMSFHS
Poultry ScienceMSFAFS
PsychologyBA, MAFAS
Public AdministrationBA, MAFAS
Public HealthM​P​HFHS
Public Health NutritionMSFAFS, FHS
Public Policy and International AffairsMAFAS
Rural Community DevelopmentMSFAFS
StatisticsBA, BSFAS
Studio ArtsBAFAS
Special EducationDIPLMFAS
Teaching Diploma (Teaching of Arabic, Health Education, Elementary Education, Informatics Education, Mathematics Education, Science Education, Teaching of Social Studies, Teaching of English as a foreign language)TDFAS
Theoretical PhysicsPhDFAS
Transnational American StudiesMAFAS
Urban DesignMUDMSFEA
Urban Planning and PolicyMUPPMS​FEA

American University of Beirut Tuition Fees

BudgetingCosts (Semester)
Total Tuition$null
Standard Fees$868
Visa and Residency$330
Books and Supplies$1200
Housing Plan$0
Cost of Food$0
Cost of Living$0
Estimated Total$2,398

American University of Beirut Admission

Welcome to AUB!

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Established in 1866, AUB is widely recognized as the region’s premier higher education institution, offering over 140 programs leading to bachelor’s, master’s, MD, and PhD degrees. With a multinational and diverse student body of around 9,400 students, AUB provides the ideal environment for intellectual and cultural growth. Tolerance, respect and inclusiveness are the principles on which the AUB community thrives. Here, we provide more than education and professional skills; we harness critical thinking, and we empower our students to embrace what the world has to offer and change it for the better. 

If you’re looking for a transformative educational and life experience, AUB is the right place for you. On this website you will find details on our admission policies and procedures, as well as the application process and deadlines. We look forward to welcoming you to our campus soon!​

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