Where are our alumni today?
Where are our alumni today?
Dozens are studying for their doctorate and master’s degrees at Cambridge, Oxford, the London School of Economics, the University of London, Harvard, Columbia, Cornell, George Washington, Georgetown, MIT, NYU, Sciences Po Paris, Stanford, Toronto, Tufts, UC Berkley, USC, the University of Pennsylvania, Emory, Washington University of St. Louis, and tens of other universities. They are employed by Amdocs, Checkpoint, Elbit, GE, IBM, ICA Telecom, Legend Business, Medcon, Microsoft, the major banks worldwide, major investment funds, startup companies and others. Many hold coveted positions at governmental bodies, including the Israeli Supreme Court, Foreign Ministry, Knesset, Jewish Agency, embassies and Ministry of Defense, and dozens of others work for NGOs.
What is campus life like at IDC Herzliya?
Campus life is reminiscent of the atmosphere in a reputable private university in the United States and other regions around the world. The extracurricular activities are far too many to mention them all. They include sports of all kinds, both competitive and intramural, a cooking club, field trips, weekly shiur, campus magazine, campus radio station 106.2 FM, countless communal service projects, film club, entrepreneurial club, a very active Hillel, Friday night meals, Jewish holiday and festival celebrations, mincha club, StandWithUs, the David Project, ambassador’s club, dance club, choir, IDC Idol, debate clubs, AEPI Fraternity, Shabbatonim and countless other activities. There is never a dull moment at IDC.
How many end up immigrating to Israel or serving in the IDF?
IDC Herzliya caters to students of all backgrounds and its main aim is to provide a superb education to its students. It also gives these students the opportunity to live in Israel for a long enough period of time to weigh the assets and liabilities of living here. Interestingly, 70 percent of our students decide to make Israel their home after graduation, while the others become superb ambassadors for the State of Israel in their communities overseas. A large number of our students decide to join the colors and serve in the IDF upon graduation, many taking the degrees they acquired at IDC and putting them to good use while serving their new country.
Tuition and Financial Aid
Tuition at IDC Herzliya is higher than at most Israeli universities, especially because as a private but not-for-profit university we do not request government funding or subsidies. However, we take this into consideration by providing an array of scholarship funds based on socioeconomic need. Besides IDC Herzliya’s own scholarship, others are available from Masa, the Ministry of Absorption and the Jewish Agency (Student Authority), Jewish Federations, like Telfed, Sam Cohen Foundation, NGOs, FAFSA Loans, governmental assistance from certain countries and others.
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