Undergraduate Admission

Dates and Deadlines

  1. First Entrance Exam
    • Exam date: Starting Saturday, March 17th, 2018
    • Submission of applications: Starting Monday, December 11th, 2017
    • Deadline: Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
  2. Second Entrance Exam
    • Exam date: Starting Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
    • Submission of applications: Starting Monday, April 23rd, 2018
    • Deadline: Friday, July 13th, 2018

Required Documents

  • Photocopy of the Lebanese Secondary School Certificate (or its equivalent) or a certificate of registration in Grade 12.
  • Official school records of Grades 10 and 11.
  • Photocopy of the Single Civil Status Record (for Lebanese applicants only).
  • Photocopy of the identity card or photocopy of the passport (for non-Lebanese applicants only).
  • Two recent passport-size photos endorsed by the relevant authorities.
  • Non-refundable application fee of L.L. 200,000 (Applications may be downloaded from the website www.bau.edu.lb. Applicants should fill the application and submit it at the admissions office).

Notes

  • Applicants holding the official Lebanese Secondary School Certificate (General Science, Life Science, Humanities and Sociology-Economics section) may apply to all majors at the Faculty of Human Sciences in the sophomore class.
  • Applicants holding a non-Lebanese Secondary School Certificate should submit an equivalence for their certificate issued from the Equivalence Committee in the Lebanese Ministry of Education & Higher Education.

Entrance Exam

To be accepted for an undergraduate degree, applicants should pass the relevant Entrance Exams as indicated below:

  • English Language & Literature:
    • Reading Comprehension
    • Writing, Grammar
  • Mass Communication:
    • General Knowledge
    • Arabic, English/French Languages
    • Interview
    • Computer Skills
  • Arabic Language & Literature, Sociology, Psychology: No entrance exam is required.

Acceptance

  • Results of the decisions on first admission are announced by mid-April , and accepted applicants will be asked to make a commitment to enroll with a non-refundable deposit.
  • Applicants who did not pass the first entrance exam may have the chance to apply for the second entrance exam in July.
  • Applicants can find the guidelines and the samples of entrance exams on our website: www.bau.edu.lb/undergraduate/samples-of-entrance-exams.