American University of Beirut

American University of Beirut (الجامعة الأميركية في بيروت) is one of 4 universities included in U-Multirank for Lebanon. American University of Beirut is a small private university located in Beirut with 8379 students enrolled (2017 data or latest available). It was founded in 1866. With regard to the scope of its subjects and degree programmes offered, the American University of Beirut is a comprehensive institution. It offers programmes in foreign languages. It is characterised by a medium percentage of international students. The graduation rate of American University of Beirut is 70,02 (bachelors) and 62,8 (masters). Its overall profile shows top performance across various indicators, with 4 ‘A’ (very good) scores overall. For a comprehensive overview of this university’s performance, see its complete performance scores in the tables below.

American University of Beirut
P.O.Box 11-0236
1107 2020 Beirut
Lebanon

http://www.aub.edu.lb

Compare American University of Beirut to other universities

U-Multirank's unique 'Sunburst chart' gives an illustration of a university's performance profile across the five U-Multirank dimensions. These are indicated in different colours. For instance, the teaching and learning dimension is symbolised by the colour green. Each 'sunray' represents one of the thirty plus U-Multirank indicators. The longer the ray, the better the performance of an institution on the selected indicator: a full-length ray stands for 'top group' performance, whereas a short ray means 'weak' performance. A missing sunray indicates that the specific data indicator is not available. An institution's performance in an indicator can be identified by moving the cursor over the rays. A key guard for the sunburst chart is provided here .

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Teaching & Learning
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Bachelor graduation rate

83.13

%

0

100

Masters graduation rate

78.57

%

0

100

Graduating on time (bachelors)

70.02

%

0

100

Graduating on time (masters)

62.8

%

0

100

Relative BA graduate unemployment

93

%
more than 25%

Relative MA graduate unemployment

93

%
more than 25%

Relative graduate unemployment long first degree

Graduating on time (long first degree)

Graduation rate long first degree

Research
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Citation rate

0.85

0.08

2.53

Research publications (absolute numbers)

2,642

1

67,252

Research publications (size-normalised)

0.33

0

13.53

External research income

0

282.88

Art related output

0.08

0

1.99

Top cited publications

7.8

%

0

34.2

Interdisciplinary publications

9.4

0

24.6

Post-doc positions

7.11

%

0

100

Publication output

1

Strategic research partnerships

64

0

5,823

Professional publications

142

0

4,589.01

Knowledge Transfer
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Co-publications with industrial partners

4.5

%

0

29.9

Income from private sources

0

236.5

Patents awarded (absolute numbers)

3

0

2,416

Patents awarded (size-normalised)

0.37

0

483.1

Industry co-patents

0

%

0

100

Spin-offs

0

222.2

Publications cited in patents

0.7

%

0

5.2

Income from continuous professional development

0.37

%

0

100

Graduate companies

0

81.5

International Orientation
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Foreign language bachelor programmes

100

%

0

100

Foreign language master programmes

100

%

0

100

Student mobility

0.03

0

1

International academic staff

19.17

%

0

100

International joint publications

63.9

%

8.3

91.4

International doctorate degrees

17.93

%

0

100

Foreign language long first degree programmes

Regional Engagement
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Bachelor graduates working in the region

Master graduates working in the region

Student internships in the region

0

100

Regional joint publications

13.9

%

0

84.5

Income from regional sources

0

100

Strategic research partnerships in the region

0

100

Regional Publications with Industrial Partners

4.2

General
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Female students bachelor

52

%

Female students master

Female professors

Female academic staff

43

%
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