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Universities in Lebanon

Higher Education in Lebanon

2021 Ranking of Lebanon Universities

What are Lebanon’s most famous universities? Topuniversitieslist attempts to address this issue by releasing the 2021 Lebanese University Ranking, which includes 35 Lebanese higher education institutions that fulfill the Topuniversitieslist selection criteria:

  • being chartered, registered, or certified by the relevant Lebanese higher education-related institution, and providing at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees) in a conventional, face-to-face, non-distance education style.

Take a look at the Topuniversitieslist League Table and University Rankings for Lebanon’s 35 universities.

2021 Sub-rankings by provinces and territories

The Lebanese Republic is divided into eight governorates (Arabic: muhafazah), each of which is divided further into districts. The Beirut Governorate, which includes the capital Beirut, has the most higher education institutions that follow the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion. Both governorates with at least two Lebanese higher education institutions matching the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion are included in the following Topuniversitieslist sub-rankings or league tables.


North Governorate (5)
Mount Lebanon (9)
Beirut