Summer Arabic Intensive
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How to Apply

Submit your completed application, along with the $50 non-refundable application fee, to Zaytuna College. Our online application can be accessed here. The admissions committee will review your application and email you their decision (acceptance, denial, or placement on the waiting-list). Once accepted, your admission will be confirmed when you pay your deposit. 

Tuition and Housing Fees back to top

Program costs include housing and tuition, and we also offer a tuition-only option. Student preferences will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Option A: Double Room
    $3,000 tuition, $3,000 housing, $110 books, $500 refundable housing deposit, $75 refundable key deposit (includes tuition, textbooks, housing, and refundable housing and key deposits)
  • Option B: Tuition Only
    $3,110 (includes tuition and textbooks)

Unfortunately, financial aid is not available for the Summer Arabic Intensive.

Application Deadlines back to top

Priority application deadline January 1, 2017
Priority notification date February 1, 2017
Priority enrollment deadline February 10, 2017
Regular application deadline February 20, 2017
Regular notification date March 20, 2017
Regular enrollment deadline March 30, 2017
Late application deadline March 20, 2017
Late notification date March 30, 2017
Late enrollment deadline April 10, 2017

Program at a Glance

  • 7 weeks of study, 6 days a week (June 20 – August 3)
  • A stimulating curriculum designed around classical Arabic texts
  • Equivalent to one year of university-level Arabic
  • Comfortable accommodations in the heart of diverse Berkeley, California
  • A daily rhythm that aligns with the pattern of Muslim religious life
  • Enriching visiting lectures by distinguished scholars


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