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Admissions, Aid and Scholarships

Sunday October 22, 2017

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I have a bachelor degree

Important notes

  • All required documents must be mailed to the Admissions Office on the campus of your choice by the required deadlines and will become the property of LAU.
  • Only completed applications will be reviewed.
  • Fulfillment of the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission.
  • Admission is valid for one semester only.
  • Transfer of applications from one campus to another or change of major are possible if the requests are made within the set deadlines.
  • If you are a U.S Citizen or U.S. Green Card Holder you must submit along with the application the W-9S form that can be downloaded from the IRS website, with proof of your social security number.

 

I am applying for a Teaching Diploma or another Bachelor degree 

  • The Teaching Diploma is granted upon completion of 21 required credits beyond a B.S. or a B.A. degree.
  • An LAU student with a bachelor’s degree may work for another bachelor degree provided he/she completes a minimum of 30 additional credits including all the requirements for the new degree. 
  • A graduate from outside LAU may work towards attaining another bachelor’s degree provided he/she completes all the requirements of the new major, enrolls at LAU for at least two regular semesters, and at least 30 credits are taken at LAU. 
  • You are considered a special student if you hold a B.S. /B.A. degree from another university and want to take courses at LAU, without working for a degree.

View deadlines

Deadline to Apply for Admission

  • Spring 2018: Dec. 22, 2017
  • Regular Fall 2018: Jan. 31, 2018
  • Late Fall 2018: Jul. 15, 2018

Deadline to Apply for Financial Aid 

  • New students for Spring 2018:
    Sep. 22 - Nov. 15, 2017
  • New students for Fall 2018: 
    Nov. 16, 2017 -Apr. 15, 2018

Online F.A. Application
Federal Loans for U.S. Students

Apply for Housing (Dorms)

  • For Spring 2018
    Beirut: Starting December 8, 2017
    Byblos: Starting November 6, 2017

Prepare required documents and pass entrance exams

  • A recent passport-size photo.
  • A clear photocopy of your identity card or passport. (should be the same as the nationality to be used in the registration process at LAU).
  • A copy of your B.S. /B.A. degree.
  • Official updated university transcripts from all universities you attended, along with academic catalogs.
  • Applicants coming from a university which is not recognized by LAU, must secure the equivalency of the B.A. / B.S. degree from the ministry of higher education in Lebanon prior to admissions.
  • Applicants coming from a university from which LAU requires an English Exam, must sit for ONE of the English proficiency exams mentioned below:

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Spring 2018, Fall 2018


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Undergraduate Applicants

Deadline to Apply for Admission

  • Spring 2018: Dec. 22, 2017
  • Regular Fall 2018: Jan. 31, 2018
  • Late Fall 2018: Jul. 15, 2018

Deadline to Apply for Financial Aid 

  • New students for Spring 2018:
    Sep. 22 - Nov. 15, 2017
  • New students for Fall 2018: 
    Nov. 16, 2017 -Apr. 15, 2018

Online F.A. Application
Federal Loans for U.S. Students

Apply for Housing (Dorms)

  • For Spring 2018
    Beirut: Starting December 8, 2017
    Byblos: Starting November 6, 2017

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