Admission & Aid

Bachelor Degree

Admission requirements

The student is admitted to the university on the condition that he holds a Lebanese General Secondary Certificate (High School Certificate) or any of its equivalents. He then undergoes an Arabic language proficiency test. As for foreign students, they undergo a special Arabic teaching program at the University's Center for Teaching Arabic to Non-Arabic Speakers.

Required Documents

A copy of the Lebanese General Secondary Certificate or any of its equivalents.

A copy of the student’s identity or passport.

A health certificate.

A criminal record (police clearance) .

Three (3) photos.

Two recommendations by two well-known scientific entities.

A transcript of the student’s secondary school grades (for all 3 years).

Requirements when transferring from a higher education institution to the other

The university from which the student is transferred must be recognized, and the student must provide:

1) His transcript at the original university

2) His secondary school grades.

3) the Syllabus of the courses he took in his first university that he wishes to have equated with others within the UT curriculum in accordance with the provisions in force by the university’s rules of procedure.

Attendance and university hours

The academic year is divided into two semesters with 15 weeks each.

The duration of study at the University shall be determined according to an annual calendar to be announced one month prior to the beginning of the academic year.

The student is required to attend a minimum attendance of 80% and will be liable to drop the course if not attending for the minimum requirement, except for some students who obtain prior permission from the Dean for an acceptable excuse.

Examinations and grades

The university adopts the midterm and final exam system for all its courses in addition to the practical work, activities and attendance.

Midterms for the semester courses shall be conducted after at least 8 weeks following a distributed syllabus. 40% of the course’s grade shall go for the midterm; Noting that the student may only present the midterm after paying half of the semester fees.

Final exams for the semester courses shall be conducted following a distributed syllabus. 60% of the course’s grade shall go to the final exam.

A student who has submitted an acceptable excuse to be absent from the exam may request a make-up exam under the faculty Dean's decision.

The student must obtain the minimum cumulative average of 60% so that he continues his studies in the second semester.

The student passes the course if he achieves a score of at least 60%, and the classification of grades and points shall be according to the following list:

Grade letter Grade description Minimum grade Maximum grade Points
A Excellent 90 100 4
B+ Very good 85 89.9 3.5
B Very good 80 84.9 3
C+ Good 75 79.9 2.5
D+ Acceptable 65 69.9 1.5
D Acceptable 60 64.9 1
E Failed 35 59.9 0

Registration, drop and interruption

A student is not considered to be registered in any semester until the payment of the prescribed fees has been completed on time.

The period of course registration as well as dates of drop and add shall be determined in accordance with the announced annual calendar.

The student is considered to have interrupted his studies:

If teaching begins and the drop and add period has expired without him being registered in the semester.

If his registration is canceled because he did not pay due university fees.

If the student's interruption exceeds two consecutive or separate semesters, he shall be deemed to be suspended from university unless the cause of his interruption is accepted by the Dean. The summer semester shall not be regarded for that matter.

Students are allowed to drop from one or more courses within a maximum of one month prior to the commencement of the relevant semester’s final exams.

No course outside the study plan for which the student has joined the program may be counted unless provided for in the curriculum itself or by the Equivalence Committee after consultation with the Dean.