American University of Beirut
Top 46%75 points
Top 46%
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83 universities
1857 - 1933
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American University of Beirut: 30 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.
7188$
Aarhus University: 0$

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.
7188$
Weizmann Institute of Science: 0$

3. year established

The university's long history can indicate excellent traditions and more resources. Source: university's official website, 2017.
1866
University of Oxford: 1096

4. cost of room and board

The approximate cost of room and board. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
1789$
Bauman Moscow State Technical University: 0$

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.
14
University of Rome La Sapienza: 914

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.
250
MIT: 1

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.
557
University of British Columbia: 10186

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.
1728041
Australian National University: 65500000

9. enrolled students

Enrolled students include both undergraduate and graduate students. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
7833
University of Rome La Sapienza: 128963

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.
48%
Aarhus University: 3.30%

11. medical facilities

Source: university's official website, 2017.
5
University of California, San Francisco: 34

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.
1500
University of Barcelona: 36036

13. percentage female students

Percentages of female and male students show how balanced the university regarding gender. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
49%
United Arab Emirates University: 75.70%

14. sport facilities

Source: university's official website, 2017.
3
Texas A&M University: 30

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.
6400
University of Rome La Sapienza: 108648

16. 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.
25%
London School of Economics: 52%

17. 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.
65
Pennsylvania State University: 1200

18. campus size

Campus size in square kilometers. Source: university's official website, 2017.
0.25km²
Saint-Petersburg State University: 200km²

19. percentage male students

Percentages of female and male students show how balanced the university regarding gender. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
51%
Tokyo Institute of Technology: 86%

20. 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.
0.50$ billion
Harvard University: 32$ billion

21. 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.
55000
University of Illinois at Chicago: 600000

22. grants per year per student

An average amount of grants and financial aid given to a student. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
2174$
Dartmouth College: 61398$

23. dorm capacity

The number of students that can be hosted in dormitories. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
705
University of California, Los Angeles: 25147

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.
12742
University of Indonesia: 100000

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.
American University of Beirut
80% have it

26. tuition fee growth rate

A lower growth rate for tuition fees indicates that the cost of studying at the university is not increasing too quickly year on year. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
4%
University of Heidelberg: -100%

27. Has a museum

Source: university's official website, 2017.
American University of Beirut
78% have it

28. average financial aid

A general amount of financial aid for students in millions of dollars. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
446$ million
University of Georgia: 43978445$ million

29. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
3
University of Rome La Sapienza: 21

30. companies established by graduates

With a high number of companies established by graduates, you can assume that the faculty encourages entrepreneurship. Source: Forbes Global 2000, 2017.
0
Harvard University: 17

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