For the class beginning medicine in 2019 (M.D. expected in 2023):
Admission to the LAU School of Medicine will be based on composite evaluation of the following:
- Competitive overall grade average and GPA score on graduation with a bachelor’s degree,
- Overall average on a number of the Core Courses in science selected by the Admissions Board of the School of Medicine,
- Competitive scores on the MCAT examination (The MCAT may be taken twice only), and
- Performance on the admission interview.
Required Core Courses in the sciences:
|BIO201||General Biology I||4|
|BIO202||General Biology II - Prerequisite: BIO201||4|
|CHM201||Chemical Principles - Prerequisite: CHM101 or equivalent||3|
|BIO321||Genetics - Prerequisites: BIO201 and BIO202||3|
|BCH301||Biochemistry - Prerequisite: BIO201||4|
|CHM311||Organic Chemistry I - Prerequisite: CHM201||3|
|CHM312||Organic chemistry II - Prerequisite: CHM311||3|
|CHM313||Organic Chemistry I Lab - Pre-or co-requisite: CHM311||1|
|CHM314||Organic Chemistry II Lab - Prerequisite: CHM311 and Lab.Pre-or co-requisite: CHM312.||1|
|PHY301||Classical Physics for Life Sciences - Prerequisite: MTH 200.||3|
|PHY302||Classical Physics for Life Sciences Lab - Pre-or co-requisite: PHY301||1|
|PHY305||Modern Physics for Life Sciences - Prerequisite: MTH 200||3|
|PHY306||Modern Physics for Life Sciences Lab - Pre- or co-requisite: PHY305||1|
To apply, please download the application form and follow the instructions included in it. Kindly download the PDF file on your computer to fill it out electronically.
3. Dates to remember
Appointments for interviews are granted after the School Admissions Committee has reviewed all completed applications and made its recommendations.
5. Contact us
For any inquiries regarding admissions, kindly contact us:
Telephone: +961 9 547262, Ext: 2133
Fax: +961 9 546560
Winter office hours (September - May): From 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Summer office hours (June -August ): From 7:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.
Tuition and financial aid (student loans)
For 2017-2018, the yearly tuition fee is USD$ 31,650. Students enrolled in a certain academic year will pay the same yearly tuition fee for the four years of medical study.
A financial aid program is available for students. Prospective students who wish to apply for financial aid can apply on-line https://admissions.lau.edu.lb/aid/. For more information, please contact the Financial Aid & Scholarships Office - Byblos Campus https://admissions.lau.edu.lb/aid/contact.php.
School of Medicine Application Form*
*Kindly download the PDF file on your computer to fill it out electronically