American University of Beirut graduates and undergraduates ... listen up!
QS - a higher education think tank - recently released its 2018 ranking, listing universities in order of graduate employability.
When it comes to the Arab region, AUB ranked No.1 - meaning finding and getting a job is a bit less painful if you've graduated from the university.
AUB ranked No. 41 globally, beating out prestigious universities like McGill University (No.42), Boston University (No. 51) and London School of Economics and Political Science (No. 54), to name a few.
Globally, Stanford University ranked No. 1 followed by the University of California, Los Angeles at No. 2.
In 2017, AUB ranked No. 81 ... meaning it jumped up 40 spots in just one year!
A 2018 breakdown of students and staff at AUB
Other Arab universities in the ranking
Saudi Arabia's King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals ranked No. 2 in the Arab world when it comes to its spot in the global ranking of graduate employability. It ranked No. 201 globally in this respect.
According to QS, the Saudi university is ranked No. 1 in the Arab region generally, with a 5-star rating and overall higher score.
The American University of Dubai ranked No. 3 regionally (No. 301 globally), as did the American University of Sharjah.
Getting employed is the ultimate aim after graduating university ... so AUB is probably your best bet.