The American University of Beirut is among the top 50 universities worldwide for producing the most employable graduates, according to 2019 rankings released by education researcher Quacquarelli Symonds.
AUB was ranked 45 in the list of top 50 universities around the world for employability.
The top five universities include:
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
- Stanford University
- University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
- Harvard University
- The University of Sydney
The new ranking marks the third year in a row AUB is listed above every accredited university in the Arab region.
“AUB’s continued dominance in the QS ranking of graduate employability is evidence of AUB’s success in achieving its mission of producing outstanding graduates,” said Lokman Meho, director of AUB University Libraries.
AUB was ranked 41 in 2018, and 81-90 in 2017.
No other Arab university ranked in the top 50. The King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals ranked 251-300, and the American University in Dubai and American University of Sharjah ranked 301-500.
The research measures the proportion of graduates in full-time or part-time employment within 12 months of graduation.