Top 37 universities in Israel: Rankings & Acceptance rate

University name
Acceptance rate
Acc. rate
City & State
1Tel Aviv UniversityTel Aviv
2Hebrew University of Jerusalem25%Jerusalem
3Technion - Israel Institute of TechnologyHaifa
4Weizmann Institute of ScienceRehovot
5Ben-Gurion University of the NegevBeer Sheva
6University of HaifaHaifa
7Bar-Ilan UniversityRamat Gan
8The Interdisciplinary CenterHerzliya
9Ariel UniversityAriel
10Al-Quds University75%Jerusalem
11Lander InstituteGivat Shaul
12The College of Management - Academic Studies65%Rishon Lezion
13Bezalel Academy of Arts and DesignJerusalem
14Jerusalem College of TechnologyJerusalem
15Shenkar College of Engineering and DesignRamat Gan
16Holon Institute of TechnologyHolon
17The Academic College of Tel-Aviv - YaffoTel Aviv
18Tel-Hai Academic CollegeTel-Hai
19Afeka Tel Aviv Academic College of EngineeringTel Aviv
20ORT Braude CollegeKarmiel
21Sapir CollegeSderot
22Sami Shamoon College of Engineering25%Beer Sheva
23Max Stern Academic College of Emek YezreelJezreel Valley
24Ruppin Academic CenterEmek Hefer
25Netanya Academic CollegeNetanya
26Ono Academic CollegeKiryat Ono
27Hadassah Academic CollegeJerusalem
28College of Law and BusinessRamat Gan
29Jerusalem College of EngineeringRamat Bet Ha-kerem
30Galilee International Management InstituteNahalal
31The Jerusalem Academy of Music and DanceJerusalem
32The Center for Academic StudiesOr Yehuda
33Schechter Institute of Jewish StudiesJerusalem
34Sha'arei Mishpat CollegeHod Hasharon
35Peres Academic CenterRehovot
36The Carmel Academic CenterHaifa
37Wajdi University College of TechnologyJerusalem

The best cities to study in Israel based on the number of universities and their ranks are Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa, and Rehovot.

Average cost of living for students in Israel is $757 + $121-867 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).