AUB Ranks First In MENA According To QS University Rankings!

Universities in Lebanon have a good reputation around the world, especially in the Middle East. Recently, the American University of Beirut (AUB) ranked 41st in the QS Graduate Employability Ranking on an international level.

The graduate employment rate is 99.8%. As for employability rankings in the Middle East, AUB ranked 2nd!

The librarian of the university Dr. Lokman Meho was pleased with the results, especially with the scores of the academic reputation and the employer’s reputation.

Yesterday, AUB announced that according to the QS Arab Region University Rankings, the university ranks first in the region among one thousand universities.

These are AUB’s scores in the region!

  • Academic Reputation: 99
  • Employer Reputation: 100
  • Faculty-Student: 95.7
  • Faculty Staff with Ph.D.: 97.8
  • Papers per Faculty: 96.6
  • Citations per Paper: 87.1
  • International Faculty: 74.4
  • International Students: 80.5
  • Web Impact: 99

In fact, this is the first time that AUB ranks first in the region as it always held the second position ever since the rankings started in 2014-2015.

The librarian of the university Dr. Lokman Meho thanked the faculty, staff, students, and alumni for the achievement.

Also, six other universities in Lebanon made it to the top 50 in the region, which are:

  1. Saint Joseph University: 12th
  2. Lebanese American University: 16th
  3. Lebanese University: 25th
  4. University of Balamand: 30th
  5. Notre Dame University: 39th
  6. Holy Spirit University of Kaslik: 40th

These rankings reflect the mission of AUB, which is to offer a quality education. AUB President Fadlo Khuri added that he was pleased with the results. Also, he mentioned that there is much work that needs to be done to be recognized among the top 100 universities in the world.

In fact, AUB announced last month that it would be offering a new scholarship called Advance Student Scholarship Initiative, starting next year.

The scholarships will be offered to the top 130 students from all the districts in Lebanon. They will cover 80 percent of the tuition fees.

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