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Minimum Requirements for Successful Completion: Preparatory Program

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Successful completion of the Summer Ulpan is required in order to begin studying in any of the preparatory programs (including the Mechina, BASIS, Yesod, and Sadara).

Humanities & Social Sciences Track

  • A weighted grade average of at least 65
  • Failure in no more than two semester courses (passing grade is 60)
  • Successful completion of Hebrew language courses based on the year average and English language courses with a passing grade of 70 for each course
  • Successful completion of the mathematics course with a minimum passing grade of 60
  • Fulfillment of the minimum study load
  • Successful completion of one course in Jewish history or Israel studies
  • Successful completion of at least one introductory course

Exact & Life Sciences Track

  • A weighted grade average of at least 65
  • Failure in no more than two semester courses (passing grade is 60)
  • Successful completion of Hebrew language courses based on the year average and English language courses with a passing grade of 70 for each course
  • Fulfillment of the minimum study load
  • Successful completion of at least 11 weekly hours of mathematics each semester
  • At least one approved course in physics, chemistry, or biology completed during the last year of high school, or successful completion of a relevant course during the academic year
  • Successful completion of one course in Jewish history and Israel studies

Bonus

If you are applying for degree studies at Hebrew University and have successfully completed both Calculus and Calculus for the Sciences, you will be awarded a bonus. This bonus will appear on your transcript and will be calculated into your weighted grade average. Additionally, by successfully completing certain introductory courses during your Preparatory Program, you will not have to complete them during the first year of your bachelor’s degree studies.

Admission Requirements to HebrewU for Preparatory Program Graduates

Apply to the Preparatory Program

We’re pleased you’re applying to join us in Jerusalem on the Preparatory Program (Mechina and BASIS). See our application guidelines or apply online now.

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Preparatory Program Graduates Apply to HebrewU

Learn more about the requirements of application to Hebrew University once you’ve successfully completed the Rothberg International School’s Preparatory Program (Mechina and BASIS).

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