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International College (IC) in Lebanon is one of the largest international schools in the world.  With  3,650 students, the school has evolved throughout its long and rich history, dating back to 1891 in Turkey, to an excellent institution in a unique setting.

IC adheres to the highest standards of academic and extra-curricular educational opportunities in line with international accreditations, such as with the Council of International Schools (CIS), New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and Agency for French Education Abroad (AEFE). 

Chartered by the State of Massachusetts and abiding by the laws of the Lebanese government, IC remains a not-for-profit organization, independent and non-sectarian.  IC’s many notable alumni across the world highlight the school’s success. Our graduates often remark that the school offered them a base for their life journey and career achievements, all encapsulated in the ‘IC Spirit’ both during their school days and right up to the present day. 

IC’s academic excellence is evident in a very special offering of programs to the student body.  Four academic programs are available in the Secondary School: 

  1. The International Baccalaureate; 
  2. French Baccalaureate; 
  3. Lebanese Baccalaureate;
  4. College Preparatory Program. 

IC has a near-100% college acceptance rate to the three leading universities in the country:

  1. AUB (American University of Beirut);
  2. LAU (Lebanese American University);
  3. USJ (Université Saint-Joseph). 

IC also has a very high college acceptance rate worldwide, with recent graduates taking up places at Stanford University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, UC Berkeley, University of Pennsylvania, Yale University, Imperial College London, Kings College London, McGill University, and Sciences Po to name just a few.

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