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Saint Joseph University of Beirut (USJ)

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth is a private Catholic research university in Beirut, Lebanon, founded in 1875 by the Jesuits. It ranks as the second best university in Lebanon, and among the top academic institutions in all of the Middle East. Its alumni include numerous Lebanese presidents, ministers, philosophers, intellectuals, clerics and beyond. As Lebanon's oldest and main French medium university, while promoting Lebanese culture, admission openly disregards any ethno-religious affiliations, encouraging trilingualism of French, Arabic and English. Additionally, it is known for its university hospital, Hôtel-Dieu de France.

St. Joseph University Beirut campuses include:

  • Campus of Medical and Infirmary Sciences, Damascus Street
  • Campus of Science and Technology, Mar Roukouz
  • Campus of Social Sciences, Huvelin Street
  • Campus of Human Sciences, Damascus Street
  • Campus of Innovation and Sports, Damascus Street
551-600
2014
601-650
2015
491-500
2016
  • 80.3
    Faculty Student
  • 61.6
    International Faculty
20
2015
17
2016
Arab Region Rankings
  • 69.70
    Overall Score
  • 57.2
    Academic Reputation
  • 67.6
    Employer Reputation
  • 96.4
    Faculty Student
  • 52.9
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 10.6
    Papers per Faculty
  • 60.5
    Citations per Paper
  • 39.5
    International Faculty
  • 10.2
    International Students
  • 83.1
    Web Impact
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
959
International
211

Number of students

6,805
Postgraduate 34%
Undergraduate 66%

Number of international students

319
Postgraduate 34%
Undergraduate 66%
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