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1736

1736

During the paramount Synod of Mount Lebanon in 1736, the Mariamite Maronite Order (OMM), the sponsoring Order of NDU, made a timeless pledge to cultivate learning in every corner of Lebanon.
1978

1978

Louaize Center for Higher Education (LCHE) was founded under the wing of Beirut University College (BUC), now the Lebanese American University (LAU), by the Maronite Order of the Holy Virgin Mary, the sponsoring society of NDU.
1987

1987

NDU license was acquired in the form of a presidential decree numbered 4116 and thus NDU was founded as the only Catholic university based on the American system of Education in Lebanon and the Arab Middle East Region. The three faculties which were licensed are: the Faculty of Humanities (FH), the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics (FBAE), and the Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences (FNAS).
1987

1990

Establishment of the Off Campus Program (OCP) in North Lebanon.

1992

Launching of the graduate program recognized by the Lebanese Government for Computer Science, Business Administration, International Affairs and Diplomacy, English Literature, Applied Linguistics and TEFL, Arabic Language and Literature.
1996

1996

The Faculty of Engineering (FE) was established by decree numbered 9278. The five majors in the initial decree were: Civil Engineering, Architecture, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Computer Engineering.
1996
1998

1998

The Faculty of Architecture, Art, and Design (the FAAD) was founded.
1998

1999

A new campus was founded in Barsa, El Koura, North Lebanon, now known as North Lebanon Campus.
2001

2001

Another new campus was founded and inaugurated in Deir El Kamar, Shouf, known as Shouf Campus.
2008

2008

Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences (FNHS) was officially licensed with three programs of studies: Nursing, Nutrition and Dietetics, and Medical Lab Technology.
2012

2012

FPSPAD name was changed to Faculty of Law & Political Science (FLPS) on Dec. 18, 2012 by decree numbered 9555.
2012
2016

2016

All the undergraduate Engineering programs in the Faculty of Engineering across the three campuses received official and full accreditation in 2016 by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology.
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