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Founded in 1994, Netanya Academic College plans to become Israel's next university. It is one of very few schools which holds accreditation from both the Council for Higher Education in Israel and the Israeli government as an institution for higher education. Roughly 4,200 undergraduate and graduate students attend the college while studying in a unique variety of multidisciplinary majors. The campus boarders a nature reserve which provides a tranquil place to visit and study. Over the next decade, the campus is scheduled to quadruple in size.
The city of Netanya, which translates to "gift of God," is a Mediterranean coastal city of approximately 200,000 people. It's beaches have made it a popular tourist destination. The city is also known for it's large immigrant population. Large groups from the former Soviet Union, France, Ethiopia, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Canada have all settled in and around Netanya.
Language of Instruction: Hebrew
Eligibility Requirements: Sophomore standing or higher and a 2.75 GPA
Length of Study: Semester or year
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