Academy students are recruited by and accepted to the nation’s top universities, as well as the top Israel programs. Recent alumni were accepted to the following schools:

Barnard College, Boston University, Brandeis University, Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, CUNY, Queens, CUNY, Baruch, Drexel University, Emory University, George Washington University, Indiana University, Johns Hopkins University, Loyola University, New York University, Northwestern University, Princeton University, Rutgers University, Stern College, SUNY, Binghamton, Syracuse University, University of California, Berkeley, University of Chicago, University of Illinois, Chicago, University of Maryland, University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Washington University in St. Louis, Yale University and Yeshiva University.

Each Year Students 85% of Students Spend a Gap Year in Israel

Aish Gesher, Ashreinu, Bar Ilan Israel Experience, Hakotel, Har Etzion (Gush), Lev Hatorah, Mechinat Keshet Yehuda, Mevaseret Tzion, Michlelet Mevaseret Yerushalayim, Midreshet Amit, Midreshet Harova, Midreshet Lindenbaum, Midreshet Moriah, Midreshet Torat Chesed, Migdal Oz, Netiv Aryeh, Nishmat, Orayta, Sha’alvim for Women, Sharfman’s/Bnot Torah, Tiferet and Torat Shraga.

Applying to college and Israel programs and choosing the right fit is one of the most important goals of high school. The Counseling Department is here to assist students in every way possible, assuring that ICJA students achieve their college and Israel program entry goals.

On a regular basis, sophomores, juniors and seniors receive information regarding college entrance examinations, deadlines for applications to universities and available college funding scholarships. And the ICJA College Guide, available from the guidance counselors, provides comprehensive information related to financial aid, writing the college essay and choosing the right school.


Quick Links to ICJA Guidance Department Resources

College Rep VisitsNational Test DatesResources for College PlanningCollege Scholarships
Writing the Application EssayFinancial Aid SitesCollege Planning CalendarTranscript Release Form

Quick Links to ICJA External College Resources

AP ExamsFastweb Financial Aid Search Hillel
ACT HomepageChoices Resource Site for Learning DisabilitiesCollege Guidance Family Connections Naviance Program