Lebanese American University is committed to academic excellence, student centeredness, civic engagement, the advancement of scholarship, the education of the whole person, and the formation of leaders in a diverse world.
LAU was founded as a college for women in 1924, tracing its origins back to the first school for girls in the Ottoman empire started by Presbyterian missionaries in the 1830s.
With the launch of the Alice Ramez Chagoury School of Nursing in 2010, and with a School of Pharmacy known for its high standards, LAU set the stage for a world-class health education hub.
School of Architecture & Design
School of Arts & Sciences
Adnan Kassar School of Business
School of Engineering
Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine
Alice Ramez Chagoury School of Nursing
School of Pharmacy
Research Labs & Centers:
Civil Engineering Computer Labs
Controls and Mechatronics Lab
Edward Abi Ghosn Internal Combustion Engines Lab
Experimental Fluid Dynamics Lab
High Performance Simulation Lab
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Beirut Campus - Santona Residence - Separate wings for male and female residents
Byblos Campus - Dorm B and C
Riyad Nassar Library
Joseph G. Jabbra Library
Health Sciences Library
New York Academic Center library
In case of emergency, a registered nurse is always available on each campus. The nurse can provide first aid and advise on next steps.
All students at LAU are insured for medical emergencies and hospitalization. Insurance fees are paid once a year along with the tuition fees. Those who already have insurance are exempted from some of these fees.
The Byblos campus has two outdoor courts, an indoor weight lifting room and other facilities for specific sports. Off-campus sports facilities are used when necessary for games, tournaments, etc.
Beirut Campus: Fitness and Weight Center, Joseph G. Jabbra Gymnasium
American Society for Civil Engineers (ASCE)
American Society of Mechanical Engineers Club (ASME)
Animal Care Club
Animals Rights Club
Artistic Sport Club
Lebanese Cultural Club
Lebanese Medical Students International Committee (LeMSIC)
LAU is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.
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