We’ve clearly outlined the details of your tuition and fees below. Note that your program will begin with a Hebrew-language ulpan before the beginning of the semester.
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Tuition & Housing
We’ve outlined the details of your tuition and fees below. Note that your program will begin with a Hebrew-language ulpan before the beginning of the semester.
Pre-Semester Ulpan Fees
The following fees apply for both full-time and part-time students. All fees include the period from the end of the ulpan until the start of the autumn semester.
|Jerusalem Ulpan||US$ 1,580||US$ 1,950||June 4, 2018|
|Summer Ulpan||US$ 2,465||US$ 1,590||July 1, 2018|
|September Ulpan||US$ 1,440||US$ 1,000||July 30, 2018|
|Winter Ulpan||US$ 1,390||US$ 630||January 1, 2019|
|Full Year||US$ 12,700||US$ 5,610||September 5, 2018|
|Autumn Semester||US$ 8,100||US$ 2,030||September 5, 2018|
|Spring Semester||US$ 8,100||US$ 2,440||January 27, 2019|
- If you prefer a part-time program, you may take up to two courses per semester, including Modern Hebrew. One year-long course is equivalent to two semester courses.
- In addition to the administrative fee, there is an additional fee per course.
|Session||Administrative Fee*||Course Fee per Semester||Housing|
|Full Year||US$ 1,135||Undergraduate courses:|
US$ 400 per credit
Modern Hebrew courses:
US$ 170 per weekly hour
|Autumn Semester||US$ 595||US$ 2,030|
|Spring Semester||US$ 615||US$ 2,440|
*Fees include health insurance.
Extending Your Stay
If, because of your course schedule, you need to continue residing in university housing after your official check-out date, you must notify the Finance Offices within one month of the beginning of the semester. Please Note: You will be charged an additional fee for extending your housing and health insurance.
The following fees apply for both full-time and part-time students.
|Replacement of student card||NIS 60|
|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|
If you cancel your studies 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 activities coordinated by the Office of Student Life.
Once the academic year begins, withdrawal from the program is contingent upon submission of a completed Notice of Withdrawal that has been approved and signed by your department.
The withdrawal charges are as outlined below:
Pre-Semester Ulpan and/or Part-Time Students
|Date of Withdrawal||Charged|
|Prior to the beginning of program||US$ 250|
|During the first three days of program||25% of tuition fee|
|Between the fourth and the sixth day||50% of tuition fee|
|After the sixth day||100% of tuition fee|
|From:||October 7, 2018||November 7, 2018||December 23, 2018||February 24, 2019*||March 27, 2019|
|Academic Year||US$ 4,075||US$ 8,100||US$ 8,735||US$ 12,700||n/a|
|Autumn Semester||US$ 2,925||US$ 8,100||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|Spring Semester||n/a||n/a||n/a||US$ 2,925||US$ 8,100|
*ArtJerusalem – January 26, 2019
If you have accepted a room key or have moved personal possessions into a room and then wish to vacate university housing, you must submit written notification to the Rothberg International School Finance Office, Boyar Building, Room 501/502. If you cancel your housing reservation or vacate your room by October 6, 2018, you will receive a refund for the housing fee. If you vacate university housing between October 7, 2018 and the end of the autumn semester (December 23, 2018), you will be charged for the entire month in which you vacate your room plus one additional month of rent. After the end of the autumn semester, no refund is available for the balance of the academic year. Once winter/spring semester RIS students occupy a room, no housing fee refunds will be issued
If you change your enrollment from one year to one semester (or one semester to one year), you must notify your academic adviser and the Finance Office (Boyar Building, Room 501/502) in writing. The fees are outlined here:
One Year to One Semester
|Notification By:||December 23, 2018||February 23, 2019||From February 24, 2019|
|Academic Year||US$ 8,100||US$ 8,735||US$ 12,700|
One Semester to One Year
|Notification By:||December 23, 2018|
|Autumn Semester||US$ 12,700|
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