University of Balamand

country rank  7
world rank  4916

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University Overview

Founded in 1988, University of Balamand is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small town of El-Koura (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), North Governorate. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Beirut. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Education et de l'Enseignement supérieur, Liban (Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Lebanon), University of Balamand (UOB) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Orthodox religion. University of Balamand (UOB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 30 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 40-50% making this Lebanese higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name جامعة البلمند
Acronym UOB
Founded 1988
Motto And you know what is right

University Location

Address Deir El Balamand
El-Koura (population range: 2,500-9,999)
North Governorate
Lebanon
T +961 (6) 930 250
F +961 (6) 930 278
Other locations Beirut

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int'l student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office PO Box 100
Koura
+961 (6) 930250

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Orthodox Christian-Orthodox Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch - www.antiochpatriarchate.org

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 Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministère de l'Education et de l'Enseignement supérieur, Liban


Year of first Accreditation

1988

Memberships and Affiliations

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 February 2019