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Modern Hebrew Language Winter Ulpan 2021

RIS reserves the right to change fees at any time. 

TuitionHousingPayment Deadline
Winter UlpanUS$ 1,390US$ 680January 10, 2022
Israeli CitizensNIS 4,730*

*Reserved and paid directly to the Housing Office in the Frank Sinatra Building.

Miscellaneous Charge
Replacement of Student CardNIS 60
Visa Extension LetterUS$ 15
Hebrew Placement Test (for outside students)US$ 35
Hard Copy of Transcripts (beyond first 5)*US$ 15*
Request a Certified E-transcript (one-time fee)US$ 10
Email an E-transcript to Any Specified Address (per copy)US$ 15

*Students are eligible to receive five free copies of their transcripts for up to six months from the end of the program. Students who order five or more transcripts on the same request form are charged $15 per transcript for the first four copies ordered and then $5 for each additional transcript on the same order. Thus, for example, 5 transcripts would cost $65 and 10 transcripts $90. Learn more  about ordering additional transcripts.


  • Refunds take up to 30 days to process.
  • Under no circumstances will a refund be issued to students who did not notify the relevant office in writing that they are withdrawing from a course/program or that they are vacating student housing.
  • Withdrawal from the program is only possible by filling the Notice of Withdrawal and approved and signed by department. 
  • Refunds are issued in Israeli currency (NIS) according to the rate of exchange. Students who request a refund in any other currency will be charged a 0.7% bank fee. The refund may also be directly deposited into a bank account, either local or abroad, if banking details are provided.


Date of WithdrawalCharged
Prior to the beginning of the programUS$ 250 (800 NIS)
During the first three days of the program25% of tuition fee
Between the fourth and the sixth day of the program50% of tuition fee
After the sixth day of the program100% of tuition fee


Students who have accepted a room key and/or have moved personal possessions into a room and then wish to vacate University housing must submit written notification to the RIS Finance Office, Boyar Building, Rooms 501/502 Students who withdraw from the program and vacate University housing within the first three days of classes are issued a refund, provided they present an official clearance from the Housing Office confirming their departure. Refunds are issued minus the payment for the days the student resided in the housing ($30 per day of occupancy). Students who do not withdraw from the program or who vacate their rooms after the first three days of classes are not issued refunds.

Housing check-in and registration: January 31, 2022
Housing check-out: February 27, 2022

Scholarships & Financial Aid

We have a wide range of options available to help you fund your studies. Please see our pages for American students and students from other countries.

Take a look at our pages for prospects, students, faculty and staff, alumni, and parents – or contact us!