Tuition: $15,000 USD per year

Spring semester tuition: $7,500

Important notes:

  • A non-refundable $100 application fee is not included above.
  • Accepted students will be asked to pay a confirmation fee to guarantee their spot in the program.
  • Trips, Student Activities, Facility Fees and Health Insurance are all included in the tuition fees quoted above.  Study of the Hebrew language (Ulpan) is highly recommended and involves an additional fee.
  • There is a replacement charge of $10 for lost student ID card, medical insurance card, or room keys.​

Payment Options

To view your account details and balance, manage your account, and pay online using Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover Card, please log on to your profile through the TAU International website.

Students may also pay with:

  • A bank check or personal check made out to ‘Tel Aviv University’.
  • Federal loans (U.S. and Canada).
  • Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) – An equal, interest-free payment plan is available for semester and yearlong students only. Deferred payments may be made by credit card or checks, and there is a one-time $100 DPP enrollment fee. To obtain an individualized DPP contract, log on to your online Student Account, or contact our office.
  • Any external scholarship that is made to you is expected to come directly to our office. If these funds have not been disbursed to us by the time you have to leave for Israel, make sure you send us a copy of your award notification. We will adjust your balance automatically.
  • State of Israel Bonds, Israeli Government grants (e.g., Military Service, Aliyah etc.), and other funds in NIS - these could be used to pay your balance in Israel only.
  • If you are paying your bill in Israel, you must first notify your local Office of Academic Affairs of this in writing. The office in Israel will accept payment via check or bank transfer: (Bank Hapoalim 12, Einstein Branch 778, Account #8800).
  • 529 Plans - Tel Aviv University is an approved U.S. 529 College Savings Plan institution.
  • For wire transfer, please contact the New York City office for the bank name, account numbers and routing (ABA) numbers. Please be aware that a wire transfer is costly and the payee should be aware of aditional wire transfer fees that will be deducted from payment by the bank.

Refund Schedule

Notifications of withdrawal must be made in writing. Refunds are determined according to the date of our receipt of the written notice.



  • If for any reason you must cancel your participation prior to or on the first day of classes, it is our policy to refund your tuition payment, less the confirmation fee and a $500 cancellation fee.
  • If you withdraw after the first day of classes, but no later than 5 days after the beginning of classes, you will receive a refund of 50% of the tuition you have paid, minus the confirmation fee and the $500 cancellation fee.
  • For withdrawals occuring more than 5 days after the beginning of classes, but before the beginning of the second semester, you will receive a maximum refund equivalent to the second-semester tuition portion ($4000), less the confirmation fee and $500 cancellation fee. 
  • There is no refund for students who withdraw once the second semester has begun.



  • Students will be charged for dormitory accommodations in full, unless they indicate they will be living off campus prior to their payment deadline as set by the Office of Academic Affairs.
  • Students leaving the dormitories after the beginning of the program will be charged the entire fee for the duration of the program.
  • TAU is not able to give any refunds for students who leave the dorms early.


Conditional Fees

  • Bank Fee – Bounced checks incur a $60 fee and cancellation of any payment plan.
  • Collection Fees – Tel Aviv University may utilize the services of an attorney and/or collection agent to collect any amount past due, and you will be charged an additional amount equal to the cost of collection (approximately 33% of your outstanding balance) as well as any other fees incurred by Tel Aviv University.


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