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The Lebanese American University (Arabic: الجامعة اللبنانية الأميركية ) is a secular, private and independent American university and research institution located in Lebanon. The university is chartered by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York and is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (CIHE–NEASC). It is composed of two campuses, one in Beirut and the other in Byblos, and offers programs leading to degrees in Arts, Business, Engineering, Nursing, Sciences, Pharmacy, and Medicine.
LAU is governed by a Board of Trustees that oversees the primary functions of leadership, stewardship, and audit. A Board of International Advisors provides counsel on university policies and other matters to the Board of Trustees, president, and senior management.
Motto: To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield
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Students: 8,348 (7,553 Undergraduate, 505 Graduate, 230 Doctoral-Professional) (Fall 2015)
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