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Tuition & Housing

Pre-Semester Programs

All fees include the days between the end of the ulpan and the beginning of the following semester.

ProgramTuitionHousingPayment Deadline
Jerusalem UlpanTouristsUS$ 1,870US$ 2,640June 12, 2017
Israeli CitizensNIS 5,310*
Summer UlpanTouristsUS$ 2,415US$ 1,620July 23, 2017
Israeli CitizensNIS 7,770*
Jerusalem & Summer UlpanTouristsUS$ 3,992US$ 2,630June 12, 2017
Israeli CitizensNIS 12,549*
Winter UlpanTouristsUS$ 1,410US$ 1,120January 10, 2018
Israeli CitizensNIS 4,730*

*Reserved and paid directly to the Housing Office.

ProgramTuitionHousingPayment Deadline
Foundations in Literary ArabicUS$ 1,500*US$ 1,170August 13, 2017

*Does not apply to students of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies (no tuition due, only $90 health insurance fee).

Master’s Degree Programs

One-Year Programs

The master’s degree can only be conferred after the minimum payment of full tuition.

ProgramsTuitionStudent Authority
Grant Recipients
HousingPayment Deadline
Islamic & Middle Eastern StudiesUS$ 18,000US$ 13,000US$ 7,600September 26, 2017
Israel StudiesUS$ 17,000US$ 12,000US$ 7,600September 26, 2017
Nonprofit Management & LeadershipUS$ 17,000US$ 12,000US$ 7,600September 26, 2017
Jewish StudiesUS$ 17,000US$ 12,000US$ 7,600September 26, 2017
M.B.A. in Entrepreneurship & InnovationUS$ 30,000n/aUS$ 7,600September 26, 2017
Human Rights & Transitional JusticeUS$ 16,000n/aUS$ 6,020September 26, 2017

Two-Year Programs

  • Please note that the tuition and housing fees are for one year of studies.
  • The master’s degree can only be conferred after the minimum payment of two full years of tuition.
ProgramTuitionStudent Authority Grant RecipientsHousingPayment Deadline
The Bible and the Ancient Near EastUS$ 12,000/yearUS$ 7,400/yearUS$ 6,020/yearSeptember 26, 2017

LL.M. Degree Programs

ProgramTuitionHousingPayment Deadline
LL.M. in Human Rights and International LawUS$ 16,000US$ 6,020September 26, 2017

M.A. Extended Year Students

Period of StudiesAdministrative FeeHealth Insurance (optional)Course Fee per Semester (optional)Housing
Academic YearUS$ 500US$ 460Graduate Course -US$ 400 per Credit

Modern Hebrew/Literary Arabic -US$ 170 per weekly hour

Individual Tutorial -US$ 1,500
US$ 6,020
Autumn SemesterUS$ 500US$ 190US$ 2,660
Spring SemesterUS$ 500US$ 200US$ 2,660

Non-Degree Graduate Programs

Full Time

Period of StudiesTuitionHousingPayment Deadline
Academic YearUS$ 12,000US$ 6,020September 26, 2017
Autumn SemesterUS$ 7,400US$ 2,530September 26, 2017
Spring SemesterUS$ 7,400US$ 2,660February 27, 2018
Summer Semester 2018US$ 5,000US$ 1,460July 1, 2018

Part-Time

Students may opt to take up to two courses per semester including Modern Hebrew, (one year-long course is equivalent to two semester courses).

Period of StudiesAdministrative FeeCourse Fee per SemesterHousing
Academic YearUS$ 1,495Graduate Course – US$ 400 per Credit
Modern Hebrew/Literary Arabic – US$ 170 per weekly hour
Individual Tutorial – US$ 1,300
US$ 6,020
Autumn SemesterUS$ 1,065US$ 2,530
Spring SemesterUS$ 1,055US$ 2,660
Summer Semester (2018)US$ 940US$ 1,460

Visiting Research Fellows

Period of StudiesTuitionHealth InsuranceHousing
Academic YearUS$ 500US$ 450US$ 5,880
Autumn SemesterUS$ 500US$ 190US$ 2,530
Spring SemesterUS$ 500US$ 190US$ 2,660
Summer Semester (2018)US$ 500US$ 110US$ 1,460

Fees

Here is a list of general fees to expect:

Application Fee

International students: US$ 80 per academic year
Israeli citizens (must present Israeli Identity Card – Teudat Zehat): NIS 360 per academic year

Late Registration Fee

US$ 20 for students who do not academically register by the deadline

Replacement of Student Card

NIS 60

Transcripts

Hard copy of transcripts: US$ 15 (first five transcripts are free within six months of completing the program)
Request a certified e-transcript: US$ 10 (one-time fee)
Email an e-transcript to any specified address: US$ 15 (per copy)

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Tuition Refunds

If you withdraw prior to the beginning of the academic year or semester, you will be charged a US$ 250 withdrawal fee and for any points you may have utilized for Office of Student Life activities. Once the academic year begins, the withdrawal charges are as outlined below.

Master’s Programs

Summer/Winter Hebrew Language Programs, Foundations of Literary Arabic Program

Date of WithdrawalCharged
Prior to the beginning of programUS$ 250
During the first three days of program25% of tuition fee
Between the fourth and the sixth day50% of tuition fee
After the sixth day100% of tuition fee

Three-Semester Master’s Programs

Fee if Withdrawn By:October 22, 2017November 22, 2017June 28, 2018July 9, 2018
Islamic and Middle Eastern StudiesUS$ 5,063US$ 10,800US$ 12,000US$ 18,000
Israel StudiesUS$ 4,625US$ 10,200US$ 12,000US$ 17,000
Nonprofit Management and LeadershipUS$ 4,625US$ 10,200US$ 12,000US$ 17,000
Jewish StudiesUS$ 4,625US$ 10,200US$ 12,000US$ 17,000
M.B.A. in Entrepreneurship and InnovationUS$ 7,875US$ 18,000US$ 19,800US$ 30,000
Student Authority ($13,000)US$ 3,400US$ 7,800US$ 8,450US$ 13,000
Student Authority ($12,000)US$ 3,150US$ 7,400US$ 8,000US$ 12,000

Two-Semester Master’s Programs

Fee if Withdrawn By:October 22, 2017November 22, 2017January 26, 2018March 18, 2018
Human Rights and Transitional LawUS$ 4,375US$ 9,600US$ 10,400US$ 16,000
LL.M. in Human Rights and International LawUS$ 4,375US$ 9,600US$ 10,400US$ 16,000

Two-Year Master’s Program

Fee if Withdrawn By:October 22, 2017November 22, 2017January 26, 2018March 18, 2018
The Bible and the ANEUS$ 3,375US$ 7,400US$ 8,000US$ 12,000
Student Authority Grant RecipientsUS$ 2,000US$ 4,400US$ 4,884US$ 7,400

M.A. extended year students are not entitled to a refund under any circumstances.

Graduate Non-Degree Programs

Summer/Winter Hebrew Language Programs, Foundations of Literary Arabic Program

Date of WithdrawalCharged
Prior to the beginning of programUS$ 250
During the first three days of program25% of tuition fee
Between the fourth and the sixth day50% of tuition fee
After the sixth day100% of tuition fee

Full-Time Semester or Year Students

This category includes all non-degree students (full-time and part-time non-degree study abroad students and visiting research students), with the exception of visiting research fellows.

If you withdraw prior to the beginning of the academic year or semester, you will be charged a US$ 250 withdrawal fee and for any points you may have utilized for Office of Student Life activities. Once the academic year begins, the withdrawal charges are as outlined below.

Fee if Withdrawn By:October 22, 2017November 22, 2017January 26, 2018March 18, 2018April 18, 2018
AutumnUS$ 2,225US$ 7,400n/an/an/a
Springn/an/an/aUS$ 2,225US$ 7,400
YearUS$ 3,375US$ 7,400US$ 8,000US$ 12,000n/a

Part-Time Students

Date of WithdrawalCharged
Prior to the beginning of programUS$ 250
During the first three days of program25% of tuition fee
Between the fourth and the sixth day50% of tuition fee
After the sixth day100% of tuition fee

Visiting Research Fellows

Visiting research fellows are not entitled to a refund under any circumstances.

Changing Enrollment

If you change your enrollment, you must notify your academic adviser and the Finance Office in writing.

Changing from One Year to One Semester

Date of NotificationCharge
By January 29, 2017US$ 7,400
January 30-February 26, 2018US$ 7,675
From February 27, 2017US$ 12,000

Changing from Autumn Semester to One Year

NotificationCharge
By January 30, 2017US$ 12,000

Housing Refunds

If you have accepted a room key and/or have moved personal possessions into a room and then wish to vacate university housing, you must submit written notification to the RIS Finance Office, Boyar Building, room 501/502.

Ulpan or Summer Courses

If you withdraw from an ulpan or summer course and vacate university housing within the first three days of classes, you will be issued a refund, provided you present an official clearance from the Housing Office confirming your departure. Refunds are issued minus the payment for the days you resided in the housing (US$ 30 per day of occupancy). If you do not withdraw from the program or vacate your room after the first three days of classes, we cannot issue a refund for housing.

Semester or Year

If you are attending a semester or year program and cancel your housing reservation or vacate your room by October 21, 2017, you may receive a refund for the housing fee paid for the autumn semester or academic year, provided you present an official clearance from the Housing Office confirming your departure. Refunds are issued minus the payment for the days you resided in the housing (US$ 30 per day of occupancy).

If you vacate university housing between October 22, 2017, and the end of the autumn semester (February 4, 2018), you will be charged through the entire month in which you vacate your room, plus one additional month of rent, provided you present an official clearance from the Housing Office confirming your departure.

After the end of the autumn semester, no refund is available for the balance of the academic year. Once you occupy a room for winter or spring semester, no housing fee refunds are issued.

Visiting Research Fellows

Visiting research fellows are not entitled to a refund under any circumstances.

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