NDU is a Lebanese private, non-profit, Catholic institution of higher education, which adopts the American model of liberal arts education. NDU offers quality instruction at a variety of degree levels and offers opportunities for research in various fields of interest for Lebanese and foreign students alike in a spirit of openness that embraces all cultures, regardless of race, gender, color, religion, or sect.
NDU’s vision is to:
Become the choice Catholic University in Lebanon, furnishing students with the finest faculty and comprehensive curriculum in the Maronite tradition. Provide a highly personalized academic experience to our graduate and undergraduate students. Integrate a strong, interdisciplinary, liberal arts core with degree-granting programs providing preparation for professional careers and graduate studies. Excel in selected specialty areas, including signature programs that augment reputation and serve as models for the delivery of educational development at the University. Foresee the changing needs with time and develop programs and utilize technologies consistent with those needs. Create and sustain a community in which all aspects of university life are a reflection of its values.