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The People of Lebanon, Education

Lebanese American University, specialized schools, near universal, literate, Primary education

Lebanon has one of the most educated and technically prepared populations in the Middle East. In 2001, 95 percent of Lebanese aged 15 and older were literate. Primary education in Lebanon is free and compulsory for five years; school attendance is near universal for primary school-aged children. Beirut is home to six universities: the well-known American University of Beirut; the Jesuit-sponsored Saint Joseph University; the government-supported Lebanese University; the Egyptian-sponsored Beirut Arab University; the Lebanese American University; and the Armenian Hagazian College. Lebanon also has more than 100 technical, vocational, and other specialized schools.



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Lebanese American University, specialized schools, near universal, literate, Primary education, compulsory, school attendance, Lebanon, universities, Middle East, years, home

 
 

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