Students

Regular Admission

All applicants fulfilling the General Admission requirements and Language proficiency requirements are eligible for Regular Admission to sophomore within the predefined deadlines.

Early Admission (Admission on File)

Early admission is available to Grade 12 students.

Grade 12 students should submit their completed files to the Admissions Office according to the dates determined in the academic calendar, available on the USEK website or from the Admissions Office.

In case of linguistic deficiency in the teaching language of the target program, the file will be rejected.

The relevant academic unit studies the applicant's file and decides on the admission following to the grades of the last 3 years of high school. However, they are required to submit a language proficiency test.

Applicants admitted on file are eligible to apply for a scholarship, according to the criteria specified by the Regulations of Granting Excellence Scholarships and Merit Scholarships.

Remarks: 
  • The final admission of the applicant depends on passing the Lebanese Baccalaureate (or any other equivalent degree);
  •  Applicants to the Medicine program cannot submit an application for early admission. They are required to pass an entrance exam.

Admission on Title

Those applicants with Distinction or High Distinction in the official Baccalaureate are eligible for admission on title for the academic year following the baccalaureate.

The chosen faculty/school considers the applicant's file and decides on admission following to the last 3 years of high school.

Applicants admitted on title can benefit from a scholarship with an amount up to the full cost of study (excluding registration fees and NSSF). Maintaining the scholarship beyond the first year is dependent on the student’s GPA and the Regulations of Granting Excellence Scholarships and Merit Scholarships of USEK.

Remarks:
  • If a correlation is not found between the score of the applicant in the official exam, their grades in high school and the assessment given by the school, the admission will be refused;
  • Applicants to the Medicine program cannot submit an application for early admission. They are required to pass an entrance exam.

Admission by file transfer

USEK does not accept the transfer of files on probation

Program-Specific Requirements: SAT Scores

I. English requirements (for all programs) The recommended minimum score for all the tests is: Redesigned SAT I Evidence-Based Reading and Writing ≥ 550/800 or Essay SAT ≥ 16/24

II. Program Specific Requirements
1. Architecture Programs: Applicants are expected to score on the Redesigned SAT I (Evidence- Based Reading and Writing + Math) ≥1200/1600 or USEK Math Entrance exam ≥ 70/100.
2. Business Programs: Applicants are expected to score on the Redesigned SAT I (Evidence-Based Reading and Writing + Math) ≥ 1100/1600 or USEK Math Entrance exam ≥ 70/100.
3. Humanities and Art Programs: Applicants are expected to demonstrate language proficiency for university level and score on the Redesigned SAT I (Evidence-Based Reading and Writing) ≥ 550/800 or Essay SAT ≥ 16/24.
4. Engineering Programs: Applicants are expected to score on the Redesigned SAT I (Evidence- Based Reading and Writing + Math) ≥ 1250/1600 (where Math ≥ 650) or USEK Engineering Entrance Exam ≥ 75/100. * NB: Agricultural Engineering and the Engineering Sciences - Food Engineering: Applicants are expected to score on the Redesigned SAT I (Evidence-Based Reading and Writing + Math) ≥1100/1600 or USEK Math Entrance exam ≥ 70/100.
5. Medicine Programs: Applicants are expected to pass the USEK Medicine Entrance Exam required for students applying for the BS in Health Fundamental Sciences. Students wishing to join the Medical School may require MCAT scores.
6. Sciences Programs: Applicants are expected to score on the Redesigned SAT I (Evidence-Based Reading and Writing + Math) ≥1100/1600 or USEK Math Entrance exam ≥ 70/100.

Excellence Scholarships

Admission on File is addressed to Grade 12 students with outstanding school results over the three secondary years. They are also entitled to an Excellence Scholarship. For the 2019-2020 academic year, Admission on File (except Medicine) starts on February 4, 2020.

Applications submitted before May 31, 2010 enable students to become eligible for Excellence Scholarships.

Applicants who obtained at least a high distinction in the Baccalaureate (very good and/or excellent) automatically benefit from an Admission on Title (except Medicine), as well as an Excellence Scholarship.

The amount of the Excellence Scholarship may cover the full tuition fees (excluding registration fees and NSSF membership). Maintaining the scholarship from one year to another depends on the GPA that the applicants sustain throughout their studies.
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