American University of Beirut
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American University of Beirut: 31 facts and highlights

1. tuition fees per year

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to the annual fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

2. tuition fees per year for international students

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to a fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

3. year established

The university's long history can indicate excellent traditions and more resources. Source: university's official website, 2017.

4. cost of room and board

The approximate cost of room and board per academic year. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

5. number of partner universities

Number of partner universities and research institutions shows how big are students' opportunities for exchanges and conducting research abroad. Source: university's official website, 2017.

6. US News rank

The U.S. News World's Best Universities rankings, based on the QS World University Rankings, evaluated schools in countries such as the United Kingdom, Australia, China, and more, and identified these to be the world's top universities. Source: U.S. News, 2017.

7. academic staff

Number of academic staff. Data is obtained from national agencies such as National Ministry of Education, National Bureau of Statistics, National Association of Universities and Colleges, National Rector's Conference.

8. library collection

With a bigger library collection, the university can offer more books, magazines, online resources, etc. to its students. Source: university's official website, 2017.

9. enrolled students

Enrolled students include both undergraduate and graduate students. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

10. admission rate

An admission rate shows the percentage of applicants that was accepted by university. Low acceptance rate makes it difficult to get a place, but also can indicate the prestige and high education level. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

11. medical facilities

Source: university's official website, 2017.

12. graduate students

A high number of Masters and PhD students can indicate that the university has a research focus. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

13. percentage female students

Percentages of female and male students show how balanced the university regarding gender. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

14. sport facilities

Source: university's official website, 2017.

15. undergraduate students

Undergraduate education is an education level taken in order to gain one's first tertiary degree. When you're studying at bigger university you have better possibilities of networking and usually an access to better resources. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

16. percentage male students

Percentages of female and male students show how balanced the university regarding gender. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

17. endowment

A financial endowment is a transfer of money and/or property donated to an institution. In the United States, the endowment is often integral to the financial health of educational institutions. Alumni or friends of institution sometimes contribute capital to the endowment. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.

18. extracurricular activities

A wide range of extracurricular activities, like sports, drama, choir classes, research trips, ect. shows that university supports not only academical interests of students but also their hobbies. Source: university's official website, 2017.

19. grants per year per student

The average amount of funding that is available for a student per academic year (grants, scholarships and / or financial aid given to eligible students). Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

20. campus size

Campus size in square kilometers. Source: university's official website, 2017.

21. enrolled international students

The percentage of international students among all students show if the university is attractive abroad and the level of diversity. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

22. alumni network

An alumni association is an association of graduates or, more broadly, of former students (alumni). In the United Kingdom and the United States, alumni of universities, colleges, schools (especially independent schools), fraternities, and sororities often form groups with alumni from the same organization. Source: university's official website, 2017.

23. dorm capacity

The number of students that can be hosted in dormitories. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

24. number of applicants

A high number of applicants can indicate that a university is in high demand and has a good overall image and reputation.

25. Has university dormitories

The university has its own halls of residence available for students. These can provide an exciting social life, and sometimes work out cheaper than private accommodation.
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