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Wednesday September 20, 2017

English Entrance Exam (EEE)

The Office of Testing Services administers the English Entrance Exam (EEE). The EEE tests the English-language knowledge you have acquired in high school and measures your level of proficiency.

To register for the test, please provide:

  1. Two (2) passport-size photos per exam
  2. An original identity card (هوية) , personal civil Status Record, or passport (For checking purposes)
  3. L.L. 90,000, or $60, testing fee
  4. Registration should be done in person

Please note the following:

  • Students may register and sit for exams on either campus with no restrictions.
  • Testing sessions can accommodate a maximum of 160 students in Byblos and 225 in Beirut. Once a session is full, you will automatically be registered for the next available session.
  • In cases of extreme need or emergency, the EEE can be taken on a date other than those displayed in the tables above at the rate of $80 per test.
  • If you want to re-take the EEE, you must wait at least one month between tests.
  • Please view the minimum required score. 

Schedule and Preparation

The EEE is given several times each semester, and each testing session has a corresponding registration deadline. Please check the date, registration deadline, and location carefully below. All testing sessions are on Saturdays, unless otherwise noted. Download the test preparation booklet (PDF) for help with preparing for the exam. Please contact the Continuing Education Program (CEP) at LAU if you wish to take English courses to prepare for the test. 

Students Applying for Spring 2018:

Date of exam Campus  Registration Deadline
October 14,2017 Beirut October 06,2017
October 28,2017 Byblos October 20,2017
November 18,2017 Beirut November 10,2017
December 09,2017 Byblos December 01,2017
January 13,2018 Beirut January 05,2018

Students Applying for Summer and Fall 2018:

Date of Exam  Campus  Registration Deadline
February 17,2018 Beirut February 08,2018
March 03,2018 Byblos February 23,2018
March 17,2018 Beirut March 09,2018
April 14,2018 Byblos April 10,2018
April 28,2018 Beirut April 20,2018
May 12,2018 Byblos (USP) May 04,2018
May 26,2018 Beirut (USP) May 18,2018
June 21,2018 (Th) Byblos  June 14,2018
June 30,2018 Beirut June 22,2018
July 07,2018** pending Baccalaureate Exams Beirut June 29,2018
July 26,2018 (Th) Byblos July 19,2018
August 18,2018  Beirut August 10,2018
August 23,2018 (Th) Byblos August 16,2018


* Students may register and sit for Entrance Exams at either Beirut or Byblos  campus without any restrictions.

* Testing Sessions hold a maximum of 225 students (Beirut campus) and 160 students (Byblos campus). Once a session is full, students will automatically be placed in the following session.

* Special Entrance Exams may be offered as “Special” settings in cases of extreme need or emergencies at the rate $ 80 / test. 

Registration Requirements:

  1. 2 passport-size photos per  exam 
  2. An original identity card (هوية) , Personal Civil Status record,or passport (only for checking purposes)
  3. Fees: $60 for each of EEE
  4. Registration should be done in person


Application Deadlines

  • Late- Fall 2017: July 31, 2017
    Undergraduate application
    Graduate application
  • June 20, 2017: Early deadline for M.A. in Visual Narrative (deadline passed)
  • July, 15, 2017: Deadline for M.S. in Molecular Biology (deadline passed)
  • August 11, 2017: Deadline for M.A. in Applied Economics (deadline passed)
  • July, 21, 2018: Deadline for early admissions for M.A. in Visual Narrative  (Entry in Spring semester only)
  • July, 21, 2018: Deadline for early admissions for M.A. in Islamic Art and Architecture (Entry in Spring semester only)

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