RIS reserves the right to change fees at any time.
The fees listed below only apply to external students studying on a specific Hebrew program. Students who continue their studies on one of our academic programs should consult the Hebrew fees listed under their specific academic program.
- Fees: All fees are listed in US Dollars (US$) unless otherwise noted, and are in effect only for the 2020-21 academic year
- Application fee (non-refundable; per academic year): Tourists: $80; Israeli citizens: NIS 360
- Late payment fee: $150 or NIS 500 for payments received after program payment deadline
- Israeli Citizens: To qualify for this fee, a student must present an Israeli Identity Card (Teudat Zehut)
External students pay tuition in full for one program at a time.
Please note that the on-campus housing for the Summer Hebrew programs is subject to availability.
*Reserved and paid directly to the Housing Office in the Frank Sinatra Building.
|Replacement of Student Card||NIS 60|
|Visa Extension Letter||US$ 15|
|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 transcript 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 $90. Learn more about ordering additional transcripts.
|Date of Withdrawal||Charged|
|Prior to the beginning of the program||US$ 250 (800 NIS)|
|During the first three days of the program||25% of tuition fee|
|Between the fourth and the sixth day of the program||50% of tuition fee|
|After the sixth day of the program||100% 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 an ulpan program and vacate university housing within the first three days of classes will be issued a refund, provided they present official clearance from the Housing Office confirming their departure. Please note that the Housing Office will withhold payment for the days the student resided in student housing ($30 per day of occupancy) from the total refund.
Students who withdraw from the program or vacate their rooms after the first three days of classes will not be issued a refund.
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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.