American University of Science and Technology

country rank  10
world rank  6959

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University Overview

Established in 1989, American University of Science and Technology is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Beirut (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Zahleh, Saida. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Education et de l'Enseignement supérieur, Liban (Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Lebanon), American University of Science and Technology (AUST) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. American University of Science and Technology (AUST) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 29 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Lebanese higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name الجامعة الأميركية للعلوم والتكنولوجيا
Acronym AUST
Founded 1989
Motto Commitment to Excellence
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Alfred Naccahe Avenue, Achrafieh
Beirut (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
16-6452 Beirut
Lebanon
T +961 (1) 218 716
F +961 (1) 339 302
Other locations Zahleh, Saida

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office AUST, Alfred Naccahe Avenue, Achrafieh
Beirut 16-6452
+961 (1) 218716

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministère de l'Education et de l'Enseignement supérieur, Liban


Year of first Accreditation
2000


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)

Affiliations

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018