Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth

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world rank  3894

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University Overview

Established in 1875, Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth (Saint-Joseph University of Beirut) 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): Tripoli, Saïda, Zahlé. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Education et de l'Enseignement supérieur, Liban (Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Lebanon), Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth (USJ) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth (USJ) 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 143 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 جامعة القديس يوسف
Name Saint-Joseph University of Beirut
Acronym USJ
Founded 1875
Motto Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam
For the greater glory of God
Colours White and blue

University Location

Address Damascus Road
Beirut (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
1104-2020 Beirut
Lebanon
T +961 (1) 421 000
F +961 (1) 423 369
Other locations Tripoli, Saïda, Zahlé

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int'l student Not reported 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 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 Rectorate, Damascus Road
Beirut 1104-2020
+961 (1) 421000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Jesuit - www.jesuit.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth's Library
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
1875

Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018