American Jewish University is a private university located in California. It was founded in the year 1947 and currently operates on two campuses: Familian campus at Bel Air and the Brandeis Bardin campus at Simi Valley. The university offers undergraduate and graduate programs under four schools.
WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) has accredited all academic programs offered at American Jewish University. The university has four residence halls that provide double residency rooms. International students can apply for scholarships, grants and work-study programs to pay for tuition and housing costs.
|Type of University||Private|
|No. of Campuses||2|
|No. of Residential Halls||4|
|Types of Programs Offered||Undergraduate, Graduate|
American Jewish University has two campuses: Familian Campus and Brandeis Bardin Campus.
American Jewish University offers programs through four colleges: College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Center for Jewish Education, Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies and Graduate School of Nonprofit Management.
American Jewish University has a total of 4 residence halls. Each residence hall has 24 rooms, a kitchen and common areas. Rooms are furnished with two twin-sized beds, two desks, two dressers and two closets. Two students are assigned to stay in one room together.
Students can dine in the university’s dining hall, ‘The Berg’. Student’s who choose to dine in the dining hall can get a meal plan which allows for 12 or 19 meals a week.
Application Portal: For graduate admissions, applicants must use the university’s application portal. Undergraduate admissions are being paused for the time being and new students are not accepted.
Application Fee: A 50 USD application fee is required.
Application Deadline: Application deadlines are different for different programs.
Admission Requirements: Official transcripts from previous studies, A written statement or an essay, Prior teaching experience for the education degrees, Letters of recommendations, GMAT or GRE test score for MBA program admission
English Proficiency Requirement:TOEFL score is required as proof of English proficiency.
Tuition fees of programs taught at American Jewish University are:
|Program||Cost (per unit)|
|College of Arts and Sciences||15,240 USD or 1,270 USD|
|Graduate Programmes in Education and Non-Profit Management||15,240 USD or 1,270 USD|
|Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies||14,772 USD or 1,231 USD|
Accommodation cost for various types of rooms available are:
|Room Type||Cost (per semester)|
|Single Occupancy Residence Hall Room||6,371 USD|
|Double Occupancy Residence Hall Room||3,822 USD|
|One-Bedroom Apartment||7,816 USD|
|Two-Bedroom Apartment||8,681 USD|
Students can choose from one of the following meal plans:
Students who wish to study at American Jewish University have access to merit-based and need-based financial aid. Applicants need to fill out the FAFSA form to apply for financial aid.
American Jewish University has a work-study program where students are assigned part-time jobs. The pay from the jobs is used to pay for tuition and housing costs of the student. This program also helps students in building resumes and skills. They have the advantage of flexible schedules and extra pocket money. Applications for the Work-Study program are accepted through the FAFSA form.
|Institution Type||Private (Not for Profit)|
|Average Cost of Attendance||$30,480 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||1 : 1|
|American Jewish University Enrollment||174|
|Average Graduation Rate||25.7%|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$30,480 / Year|
|Post Graduate Program||$30,480 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$1,854 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$16,528 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$3,579 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$18,800 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$4,747 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$3,175 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$4,621 / Year|
|Western Association of Schools and Colleges|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary