Located at the center point of the Middle East and West; of Christianity and Islam; of tradition and modernity, Lebanon is sure to be a place where you will engage with new and diverse perspectives. LAU's Beirut and Byblos campuses are both home to national cuisine, beach resorts and ancient harbors. A walkable city, you will be able to feast on traditional Lebanese mezza, relax on the beach and visit some of its most celebrated sites such as the temple of Bacchus and the ruins of Baalbek in between classes. 

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Course Description

LAU offers diverse programs within seven different schools including Arts and Sciences, Architecture and Design, Business, Engineering, Medicine and Pharmacy. Through the Office of International Services, incoming international students are supported to have the best international experience in the Middle East. LAU offers courses in English at their Beirut and Byblos campuses in addition to Arabic language courses for all levels and an Arabic Studies bachelor's degree.

Website for Course Availability

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Lebanese American University

As a student-centered, liberal arts-based learning community, Lebanese American University places emphasis on career and professional education in an environment at once intellectually challenging and supportive, fostering personal as well...


(in English)

Fields of Study

  • Architecture

  • Area Studies:

    Near and Middle Eastern Studies Women’s Studies

  • Biology:

    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology Biophysics

  • Business: Recommended!

    Accounting Business Management Economics Entrepreneurship Fashion Merchandising Finance Human Resources Management Insurance International Business/Trade/Commerce Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management Management Information Systems Marketing Organizational Behavior Studies Organizational Leadership

  • Communication: Recommended!

    Advertising Digital Communication and Media Journalism Mass Communication/Media Studies Photojournalism Public Relations Radio and Television

  • Computer and Information Sciences: Recommended!

    Computer and IT Support Services Computer Applications Programming Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications Informatics

  • Education: Recommended!

    Early Childhood Education Elementary Education Secondary Education Special Education Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language

  • Engineering:

    Civil Engineering Computer Engineering Electrical and Electronics Engineering Industrial Engineering Mechanical Engineering Petroleum Engineering

  • English Language and Literature Recommended!

    General Literature

  • History

  • Hospitality and Tourism: Recommended!

    Hospitality Management Hotel and Restaurant Management Tourism Management

  • Human Services Recommended!

    Social Work

  • International/Global Studies Recommended!

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences


  • Mathematics

  • Natural Resources/Conservation

  • Physical Sciences


  • Psychology:

    Counseling Psychology Developmental and Child Psychology

  • Social Sciences: Recommended!

    Sociology Urban Studies

  • Visual and Performing Arts Recommended!

    Cinematography and Film Production

Academic Requirements

  • TOEFL iBT Score: 80
  • IELTS Score: 6.5
  • LPR accepted as alternate to TOEFL or IELTS
  • LPR Writing Score: C1 - Advanced Plus-Superior
  • LPR Reading Score: C1 - Advanced Plus-Superior
  • LPR Listening Score: C1 - Advanced Plus-Superior
  • LPR Speaking Score: C1 - Advanced Plus-Superior
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

(in English)

Fields of Study

  • Area Studies

    Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other

  • Biology

  • Business:

    Actuarial Science Economics Human Resources Management

  • Computer and Information Sciences

  • Education Recommended!

  • Engineering:

    Civil Engineering Computer Engineering Environmental Engineering Industrial Engineering

  • Health Sciences

    Nutrition Sciences

  • International/Global Studies

    International Relations and Affairs

  • Mathematics

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

    Islamic Studies

  • Social Sciences


Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
  • TOEFL iBT Score: 80
  • IELTS Score: 6.5

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