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Admission Requirements- Division of Undergraduate Studies

Admission Requirements for all First-Year University Students (Freshmen)


Applications are welcome from students holding a high school diploma with a B average or its equivalent.

Students coming for one semester only should hold a high school diploma with a B+ average or its equivalent.

A letter of parental consent is required of applicants under the age of 18.


Additional requirements by country:


Semester/ Year Students

United States

SAT 1,250/ACT 26



CEGEP year preferred


OSSD with 6 4U or 4M courses

  Other Provinces

Contact our offices in Canada

Other Countries

Official matriculation certificate or equivalent



Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Study Abroad Program 


Students who have completed at least 28 semester credits from an accredited college or university with a 3.0 (B) cumulative GPA or its equivalent are eligible to apply.


"Spring in Jerusalem" Program –Special Admission Requirements


Third- and fourth-year university students with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.7 or its equivalent are eligible to apply. Consideration will be given to students with a lower GPA if special circumstances are warranted.


Applications to the program will be reviewed by Rothberg International School of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. (Please note that this program is not the USAP spring semester.)


DanceJerusalem / Jerusalem Sounds/ ArtJerusalem –Special Admission Requirements


Dance and Art Students in their first, second or third year of university study may audition. Music students may audition from their second year of university study.


Applications will be jointly reviewed by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Rothberg International School and the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance (for DanceJerusalem and Jerusalem Sounds) and Bezalel (for ArtJerusalem).




Mandatory for candidates from non-English-speaking countries and/or candidates who did not previously study at an institution of higher education where the language of instruction is English.


Candidates must achieve a minimum TOEFL score of:

  • 89 on the Internet-based test

The school code for the TOEFL is 0206.


Equivalent Cambridge or IELTS scores are also acceptable.


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