Tuition for the Bar-Ilan Postbac Premed Program, covering all coursework, e-learning opportunities, Stanley Kaplan MCAT Advantage — Anywhere course, guided tours of Israel, and all other program benefits, is $27,500.
Tuition is billed as follows: $5,000 is due within 3 weeks of admission; another $5,000 is due March 1; a further $5,000 is due October 1; and the remainder of the tuition is due January 1. All tuition is non-refundable.
At least one $5,000 merit scholarship is awarded to a student who is successful in his application to be a Bar-Ilan Ambassador. You must be accepted to the premed program to be eligible to be a Bar-Ilan Ambassador.
Masa Israel funding: Eligible US and Canadian citizens who are under the age of 31 receive an automatic Masa Israel organization grant in the amount of $4,500 (regardless of economic need), provided they haven't previously received Masa Israel funding, with additional needs-based Masa Israel stipends of $3000. You can find the complete details and the application form for Masa Israel at www.masaisrael.org/grants/apply.
Education loans: A number of companies specialize in providing education loans to students. The biggest two are Sallie Mae (www.salliemae.com) and Nelnet (www.nelnet.com), but many banks also offer student loans, like Citi, Chase, US Bank, Citizens Bank, Wells Fargo, and others. Some of our students have been approved for private loans for this program.
All Masa Israel scholarships, Ambassador Scholarships, and any other scholarship except Sallie Mae (and similar education loans) are applied to the final tuition payment. All tuition is non-refundable.
In addition to tuition, other expenses you are likely to incur include:
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