Concordia Israel Option Program

Please Note: Registration for CIOP is now closed. We are not accepting any new applications.

Concordia College in partnership with Sara Schenirer invites NYS residents to participate in a rewarding study-abroad program.

Enroll in Concordia College and earn college credits toward your bachelor’s degree during your year in Israel

  • Earn up to 30 college credits through successful completion of your seminary courses
  • For financial aid eligibility, apply for FAFSA (Pell and Direct loans) and NYS Tuition Assistance (TAP)
  • CIOP students are eligible for the American Opportunity Tax Credit
  • Additional coursework is not required during the seminary year
  • Complete your degree through the Sara Schenirer/Concordia College program in any of our NYS locations in just three additional semesters
  • Personalized step-by-step guidance throughout the entire registration process
  • The entire financial aid process is administered by our dedicated CIOP team
  • On-site representatives in Israel to assist you throughout your year in Israel
  • Seamless transitioning toward degree completion upon return from seminary

Partner Seminaries

  • Beis Yaakov Seminar
  • Mesores Rochel
  • Machon Bnos Yehudah (BYA)
  • Bnos Sarah
  • Machon Shoshanat
  • Machon Alte
  • Chemdas BY
  • Bnos Batsheva
  • Hadar BY

Registration fee is $1500 for the entire year

Program limited to NYS residents ONLY

For more information:

Phone: 914 815 9123