Dates and Deadlines

  • First Admissions Test
    • Test date: Starting Saturday, March 16th, 2019
    • Submission of applications: Starting Monday, December 10th, 2018
    • Deadline: Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
  • Second Admissions Test
    • Test date: Starting Monday, July 15th, 2019
    • Submission of applications: Starting Monday, May 06th, 2019
    • Deadline: Friday, July 12th, 2019

Required Documents

  • A Photocopy of the Lebanese Secondary School Certificate or its equivalent (if received) or a certificate of registration in Grade 12.
  • Official high school transcripts of Grades 10 and 11 (transcripts should be submitted in a sealed and stamped envelope).
  • SAT I scores (if applicable).
  • A Photocopy of the Single Civil Status Record (for Lebanese applicants only).
  • A Photocopy of the identity card or 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 or filled online:

Important Notes

  • All required documents should be submitted to the admissions office and will become the property of BAU.
  • Applicants holding the official Lebanese Secondary School Certificate (General Sciences, Life Sciences and Sociology-Economics) may apply to all majors in the sophomore class.
  • The holders of Literature and Humanities certificate may apply to the faculties of Human Sciences, Law & Political Science, Business Administration, Health Sciences and Design Programs at the faculty of Architecture – Design and Built Environment. They are asked to take additional courses if accepted in the faculties of Health Sciences and Business Administration.
  • Applicants holding a non-Lebanese Secondary School Certificate (French Baccalaureate, Official Government Secondary School leaving Certificate from Arab countries, full IB diploma, IGCSE/GCE,…) should submit an equivalence for their certificate issued from the Equivalence Committee of the Lebanese Ministry of Education & Higher Education.

Admissions Tests

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

  • English Language & Literature:
    • Reading Comprehension
    • Writing, Grammar
  • Mass Communication:
    • General Knowledge
    • Arabic, English/French Languages
    • Interview
    • Computer Skills


  • The number of accepted students depends on the capacity of each program.
  • Results of the decisions on first admissions are announced by mid-April, and accepted applicants will be asked to make a commitment to enroll with a non-refundable deposit.
  • Applicants can find the guidelines and the samples of entrance exams on our website: