Are you committed to academic excellence, innovation and social entrepreneurship?

Sapir College is the place for you!

As Israel largest public college, we operate active affirmative action and scholarship programs that target students with a diverse range of needs and backgrounds.

Our mission is to provide high quality, equitable and accessible higher education in Israel's Southern periphery.

Sapir Academic College, established in 1998, is devoted to excellence and innovation cultivating leaders who make a difference in the south and nationwide. Located in the Western Negev, less than a mile from the Gaza border, we have 7,000 students enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, practical engineering and continuing education programs.

We seek students interested in growing intellectually, becoming entrepreneurs that generate change. Our diverse students include Jews, Bedouins, and immigrants (olim), of which 60% are from the south. Many are the first in their families to attend college. We are very proud of the high numbers of IDF veterans that choose to study at Sapir College. Our higher-education access programs include Preparatory-Academy Programs (Mechina), Gateway to Academy: Higher Education Program for Bedouin Students, Scholarship Programs and our Student Resources & Accessibility Center.

Sapir is a student-centered college, dedicated to small classes with welcoming professors, providing the best in classroom experience. Our faculty has a reputation for excellence, delivering innovative courses, meeting the needs of a rapidly changing world, in a supportive environment.

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