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Admissions

The LAU School of Medicine looks for students who demonstrate academic excellence and a commitment to the values of the profession of medicine and to the values of our school that transpire in our mission

Requirements

For the class starting Med I in August 2020, graduation with an M.D. is expected in 2024. 

Admission to the LAU School of Medicine is based on a composite evaluation of the following:

Required Core Courses

Number Course Cr
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

Application

To apply, please download the application form in PDF. Follow the included instructions and fill out this form electronically.

Dates to Remember

Application Deadline

Early Acceptances: To be considered for early acceptances, applications must be received by January 15, 2020. Early acceptances will be issued in February-March 2020. Students who were not selected for early acceptances and still qualify for interview, will be considered for regular acceptances.

Regular Acceptances: Applications must be received by March 31, 2020. Acceptances will normally be issued over the period of April to June 2020.

MCAT scores:  Applicants must sit for the MCAT by end of March 2020 and scores should be submitted to the Admissions Office by the first week of May 2020. Applicants taking the exam beyond that date might not be accommodated. Applicants should select LAU Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine as the recipient of the MCAT scores.

Financial Aid Application Deadline

March 31, 2020

Interview

Interviews are granted to selected applicants after the School Admissions Committee has reviewed all completed applications and made its recommendations.

Merit Scholarships

Merit scholarships are offered to top ranking accepted students who applied for early acceptance.

Tuition and Financial Aid (Student Loans)

Students enrolled in a certain academic year will pay the same yearly tuition fee for the four years of medical study.

Contact Us

For any inquiries regarding admissions, kindly contact us:

Telephone: +961 9 547262, Ext: 2133
Fax: +961 9 546560
E-mail: admissions.byblos@lau.edu.lb

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.


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