Graduate Admissions


The American University of Beirut – Mediterraneo will offer two graduate programs starting fall 2023.

Because all AUB Mediterraneo programs are cohort-based, we admit students only once a year, in the fall term.

Requirements for admission to graduate programs at the American University of Beirut – Mediterraneo are as follows:  

  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended providing a complete record of study
  • Two recommendation letters  
  • English language requirement (upon admission and prior to matriculation) 
  • Statement of Purpose


English Language Requirement 

Master's applicants can demonstrate English language proficiency by submitting satisfactory and valid scores from one of several tests. A score is considered satisfactory if it meets or exceeds the minimum requirement (see below) set by the American University of Beirut. 

Minimum Score  Validity 
TOEFL iBT 97 2 years 
IELTS (Academic) 2 years 
GRE (Verbal) 147 5 years 
GMAT (Verbal)255 years 

Note: GRE and GMAT exam are not part of the admission requirements; however, may be used to meet the English language requirement.

All graduate applicants are requested to demonstrate English language proficiency  as soon as possible after receiving their admissions decision from AUB Mediterraneo.

Graduate applicants who have graduated from AUB or from a recognized college or university in US/UK/Canada/Australia/New Zealand are exempted from the English Language Requirement

Fall 2023 Deadline:

Admissions To
Application & Recommendation DeadlineOfficial Transcript DeadlineNotification Date
Fall 2023–24May 31,2023June 14, 2023July 31, 2023
English language requirement deadline: July 31, 2023


Fall 2024 Deadline:

Admissions ToApplication & Recommendation DeadlineOfficial Transcript Deadline
Notification Date
Fall 2024–25March 14, 2024March 30 2024May 17, 2024
English language requirement deadline: July 31, 2024


How to apply:
Prospective students​ wishing to apply for graduate studies, must apply online.

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