American University of Beirut
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
First degree/qualification: Bachelor's degree (4-6 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 78%
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year bachelor's degree.
Documents required: Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded.
Description: Instituted in 1866, a private non-sectarian university operating under a charter from the State of New York. Granted accreditation by the Middle States' Commission on Higher Education in June 2004. Usual admission requirements include an entrance examination and approved secondary school certificate or high school graduation or equivalent. Holders of the Baccalauréat II Certificate (12 years of education) can apply for sophomore standing. Freshmen entrants must complete a minimum of 120 credits; sophomore entrants must complete a minimum of 90 credits.
|A||90 - 100%||Excellent|
|B||78 - 89%||Very good|
|C||70 - 77%||Fair|
|D||60 - 69%||Weak|
Operates on semester system with credits and percentages reported.
Language of instruction: English.
Master's: 2 years after bachelor's degree; by coursework, thesis may be required.
Ph.D.: 2-5 years after master's or equivalent degree; by coursework and dissertation.