About NDU

FAQ's

Tuition Fees

 

How to Apply

You may apply online for the freshman and sophomore classes through the following link: https://sis.ndu.edu.lb/iApply/. Once your application is submitted, you will be sent a unique ticket number to your inbox. The documents required must be submitted in person, or sent through a relative / friend, to the Office of Admissions at NDU.

 

Graduate applications may be retrieved online (http://www.ndu.edu.lb/admissions/graduate/application) and submitted to the Office of Admissions along with the required documents.

 

Registration Dates

Confirmation and registration dates for the three campuses (Main, North Lebanon Campus, NLC, and Shouf Campus, SC): http://www.ndu.edu.lb/about-ndu/administration/offices/registrars-office/registration-procedure/registration-date.

 

Admission Dates

Semester Application Deadline Examination Dates Decision Dates
Regular Admission II, Fall 2018
June 18, 2018
June 21, 2018
July 12, 2018
Regular Admission III, Fall 2018
July 30, 2018
August 2, 2018
August 23, 2018

Results shall be posted online under the headings: “prospective students,” “admissions requirements,” and “results of accepted new students.” Students must enter their #ID as a username and the candidate/serial number as a password.

 

Admission Process

Freshman

Students holding the written Authorization from the Equivalence Committee of the Lebanese Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MEHE) to pursue their higher education on the basis of a Foreign Program may apply for the Freshman class. They must hold a secondary school certificate (high school diploma) recognized by the MEHE. Applicants to the Freshman class are required to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT I) prior to registration, as required by the MEHE for the equivalence of the Lebanese Baccalaureate Part II (LB II). SAT II tests, which correspond to the Freshman Sciences or Arts streams, should be taken during the Freshman year. SAT I includes Evidence-Based Reading/Writing and Math. SAT II (Arts) includes Math 1C plus two SAT II Subjects Tests. SAT II (Sciences) includes Math 2C plus two of the following science subjects (Biology, Chemistry, Physics). The required minimum score for the combined SAT I and SAT II is 2,600 for Freshman Arts and 2,750 for Freshman Sciences (old SAT I + SAT II) whereas 2,150 for Freshman Arts and 2300 for Freshman Sciences (redesigned SAT I + SAT II). SAT II scores must be submitted before the end of the second Freshman semester.

Below is the list of documents that must be submitted along with the undergraduate application form:

  • Last three years school grades (G10, G11 and G12);
  • Copy of High School Diploma;
  • Certified copy of the Freshman Authorization from the Lebanese Ministry of Education and Higher Education;
  • SAT I score (obligatory);
  • SAT II, IELTS or TOEFL (if available);
  • Copy of the passport;
  • Two recent passport-size photos; and
  • English Entrance Test fee: L.L. 75,000 (if applicable).

 

Sophomore

Students holding the Lebanese Baccalaureate Part II (LB II) or its equivalent, as determined by the Lebanese Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MEHE) are eligible to apply for the Sophomore class.

Below is the list of documents that must be submitted along with the undergraduate application form:

  • Last three years school grades (G10, G11 and G12);
  • Copy of the Identity Card or passport;
  • Two recent passport-size photos;
  • Certified copy of Lebanese Baccalaureate Part II or its equivalent;
  • SAT I/TOEFL/IELTS scores (if available);
  • Application fee: L.L. 100,000;
  • English Entrance Test: L.L. 75,000 (if applicable); and
  • Aptitude Test: L.L. 75,000 (if applicable).

Transfer applicants must additionally submit:

  • Official transcript from the current university; and
  • Course description or catalog.

 

The strand of the Lebanese Baccalaureate Part II (LB II) (General Sciences, Literature and Humanities, Social Sciences and Economics, Life Sciences) must correspond to the requirements of the desired program of study of the respective Faculties at NDU. Applicants must accumulate a certain Composite Score (CS) required by these Faculties to be admitted in their respective majors. This score is calculated by allocating 55% weight to the last two years’ school averages and 45% to NDU Math Aptitude Test or Math for SAT I.

  

Graduate

Students holding the Lebanese Baccalaureate Part II (LB II) or its equivalent as well a bachelor’s degree recognized and certified by the Lebanese Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MEHE) are eligible to apply for graduate studies.

Below is the list of documents that must be submitted along with the graduate application form:

  • Copy of the Bachelor degree certified by the university and/or a certified copy of the Bachelor degree equivalence from the Lebanese Ministry of Education and Higher Education (NDU graduates only need to submit a non-certified copy);
  • Official transcript of the undergraduate record;
  • A Certified copy of the Lebanese Baccalaureate Part II or its equivalent (excluding NDU graduates);
  • Copy of the Identity Card or Passport;
  • Two recent passport-size photographs;
  • Two letters of recommendation (1 Academic and 1 Professional) (excluding NDU graduates);
  • IELTS or TOEFL scores (if available);
  • Application fee: L.L. 200,000; and
  • English Entrance Test: L.L. 75,000 (if applicable).

 

English Proficiency Requirements

All applicants must satisfy an acknowledged level of English proficiency to be admitted. NDU recognizes one of the following instruments to measure this level:

  • EET (English Entrance Test) administered by NDU or
  • TOEFL (Test of English as Foreign Language) or
  • Reading & Writing Section of Redesigned SAT I or
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System).

 

EET Score Ranges
Accepted/Rejected
Corresponding English Courses
650 and above
Accepted
ENL 213 (Sophomore Level)
600 - 649
Accepted
ENL 110 (3 credits - Remedial)
500 - 599
Accepted
ENL 105 (5 credits - Remedial)
350 - 499 Accepted ENL 002 (9 credits - Intensive)
0 - 349 Rejected or Repeat EET  
TOEFL iBT Score Ranges
Accepted/Rejected
Corresponding English Courses
96 and above
Accepted
ENL 213 (Sophomore Level)
88 - 95
Accepted
ENL 110 (3 credits - Remedial)
71 - 87
Accepted
ENL 105 (5 credits - Remedial)
64 - 70 Accepted ENL 002 (9 credits - Intensive)
Below 64
Rejected or Take EET  
SAT I Reading/Writing
Accepted/Rejected
Corresponding English Courses
540 and above
Accepted
ENL 213 (Sophomore Level)
490 - 530
Accepted
ENL 110 (3 credits - Remedial)
430 - 480
Accepted
ENL 105 (5 credits - Remedial)
410 - 420
Accepted ENL 002 (9 credits - Intensive)
Below 410
Rejected or Take EET  
IELTS
Accepted/Rejected
Corresponding English Courses
7 and above
Accepted
ENL 213 (Sophomore Level)
6.5
Accepted
ENL 110 (3 credits - Remedial)
6
Accepted
ENL 105 (5 credits - Remedial)
5.5
Accepted ENL 002 (9 credits - Intensive)
Below 5.5
Rejected or Take EET  

Undergraduate & Graduate Details

 

Programs

http://www.ndu.edu.lb/academics/programs

 

Directory

http://www.ndu.edu.lb/administration/directory-list

 

Careers

http://www.ndu.edu.lb/careers

 

Accreditation

Your degree is an official degree certified by the Lebanese Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MEHE) and recognized worldwide. According to the latest ranking, NDU is included in the top 50 universities in the Arab world.

http://www.ndu.edu.lb/about-ndu/accreditation/candidate-for-accreditation-status

 

Division of Continuing Education (DCE)

The Division of Continuing Education strives to provide you with the needs to pursue the educational dreams and goals that you set for yourselves.

http://www.ndu.edu.lb/admissions/continuing-education

 

Parking

http://www.ndu.edu.lb/about-ndu/administration/offices/office-of-administration/online-parking-registration

 

Transcript

Any NDU student, who needs to have an official and/or unofficial transcript, has to fill in a request form at NDU Registrar’s Office in person or via his/her relative or friend who should have all information related to the student’s ID# and full name. The transcript can be delivered by hand and by mail (Liban Post or DHL).

 

Diplomas

Diplomas are printed once only. NDU does not have copies of diplomas issued before the academic year 2014-2015. You can only be provided with official transcript and statement indicating degree received.

 

Financial Aid

http://www.ndu.edu.lb/about-ndu/administration/offices/student-affairs-office/department-of-financial-aid

 

Student Life

http://www.ndu.edu.lb/about-ndu/administration/offices/office-of-student-affairs/department-of-student-life

 

Summer Sessions

The maximum load for registration by an undergraduate student in the summer session is 9 credits or less determined by the Faculty concerned. Summer Sessions – Daily attendance.

 

Memoranda of Understanding

http://www.ndu.edu.lb/about-ndu/international-relations/university-agreements-and-international-memberships
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