Tuition and Fees

For the 2019-2020 Year

Graduate Degree Programs Tuition

ProgramCost Per CreditCost per year, full-time (18-credits)
Master of Arts in Jewish Studies

$1,200$21,600

Master of Jewish Education

$1,200$21,600
Master of Jewish Education/Master of Arts in Jewish Studies (Dual Degree)$1,200$21,600
Master of Jewish Education/Pardes Educators Program In Israel$1,200$8,720 (block)
COSEL (up to 22 cr. per semester)

$1,200$30,960 (block)

Rabbinic Program (up to 20 cr. per semester)

$1,200

$30,960 (block)
One-Year Mekorot (20 cr. per semester)$1,200$30,960 (block)
Two-Year Mekorot (10 cr. per semester)$1,200$15,480 (block)

Certificate Programs Tuition

School of Jewish Music

ProgramCost per credit Hour
Jewish Sacred Music$1,200

Shoolman Graduate School of Jewish Education

ProgramCost per Credit Hour
Interfaith Families Jewish Engagement $1,200

Fees for 2019-20 Academic Year

Registration

Fees are nonrefundable and required of all students each semester

TypeCost per semester
For those taking only course for credit$120
For those taking a combination of credit and noncredit courses$120
For those taking only noncredit courses$60

Late Fees

There is a $50 fee for matriculated students who register after classes have begun.

Studio

ExplanationCost per semester
Required of all ordination students in the School of Jewish Music$200
Non-School of Jewish Music students taking voice lessons

$1,200

Graduation

Required of all graduating students regardless of whether or not they attend graduation ceremonies.*
Fee is collected in early spring of graduation year.

TypeCost
Ordination plus master's degree

$200

Ordination only

$175

Degree only (bachelor's or master's)

$175
Degree plus certificate

$175
Certificate only

$75

*Paid by program sponsor for students in Pardes and Bishvil-Haivrit programs only

Course Withdrawal and Refund Policy

Registration Fees

Nonrefundable, paid each semester

TypeCost
Academic courses taken for credit$120/semester
Academic courses taken for noncredit$60/semester
Combination of credit and noncredit courses$120/semester

Tuition Rates (Courses taken for credit)

Jewish Studies, Jewish Education, Jewish Music, Rabbinic Courses and Hebrew Language

TypeCost
1-credit course$1,200
2-credit course$2,400
3-credit course$3,600
4-credit course$4,800

Tuition Rates (Courses taken not for credit)

Jewish Education, Jewish Studies, Jewish Music, and Rabbinic Courses

TypeCost
1-credit course taken as noncredit

$360

2-credit course taken as noncredit

$720

3-credit course taken as noncredit

$1,080

4-credit course taken as noncredit

$1,440

Graduate Level Hebrew

TypeCost
2-credit course taken as noncredit

$720
3-credit course taken as noncredit

$1,080
4-credit course taken as noncredit

$1,440

Hebrew Language Online

TypeCost
Mekhina only

$500

2-credit course taken as noncredit

$720

4-credit course taken as noncredit

$1,440

Other

TypeCost
Senior discount (65 and older).

Full registration fee applies. Proof of age may be required. Does not apply to Community Education courses.
20% (off noncredit courses only)

Community Education (only available for select classes; no other discounts apply)

$500

Course Withdrawal and Refund Policy

On-Campus Hebrew (Graduate Hebrew)

TypeCost
2-credit classes

$720 (non-credit)
$2,400 (credit)
3-credit classes


$1,080 (non-credit)
$3,600 (credit)
4-credit classes


$1,440 (non-credit)
$4,800 (credit)

Other

TypeCost
Senior discount (65 and older). Full registration fee applies.
Proof of age may be required.
Does not apply to Ulpan courses.
20% (off non-credit courses only)

Ulpan (Intensive Hebrew on campus not for credit)

If you are interested in Ulpan for credit, please contact Tzilla Barone to make special arrangements  Please note that the cost for Ulpan for credit is the same as credit Hebrew on campus.

TypeCost
Courses meet 1 or 2 times a week$720 (non-credit) *


If you are interested in Ulpan for credit, please contact Tzilla Barone to make special arrangements. Please note that the cost for Ulpan for credit is the same as credit Hebrew on campus.

 

Course Withdrawal and Refund Policy

In addition to tuition and fees, students should plan for the normal costs of living, including room and board, transportation and personal expenses. An estimate of those costs is shown below.

ItemCost
Room and board

$21,026 (9 months)

Books$1,000

Transportation and personal expenses

$3,000

Health Insurance

$3,000

Total$28,026

Adding this figure to your tuition and fees will give you an approximate cost of attendance per academic year. Students attending classes during summer sessions will have additional costs — both in the cost of attendance and tuition and fees.

For example, a full-time student in the Rabbinical School will incur the following cost of attendance:

ItemCost
Tuition$30,960

Registration$240

Room and Board$21,026

Books$1,000

Transportation$1,000

Personal Expenses$2,000

Health Insurance$3,000

Total$59226

This figure may be conservative if you have more personal expenses, live in a more expensive apartment or home, etc.

 

Payment Plans & Credit Card Fees

Payment Plans are available through FACTS. Contact Hebrew College’s Student Accounts Coordinator for more information.

Please be advised that a 4 percent convenience fee is applied to all payments made by credit card through the Campus Café portal or when calling in credit card information to the Student Accounts Office. To eliminate this fee, students may instead submit a timely payment by check. We please ask that the student’s name and ID# be noted in the memo on your check.  All checks should be mailed to: Hebrew College, Office of Student Services, 160 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459.

Contact Info

Bob Gielow
Office of Student Services
(617) 559-8847
bgielow@hebrewcollege.edu