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Frequently Asked Questions

General | Entrance Exam | Registration | Financial Aid


What is YULA Open House?

The YULA Open House is your opportunity to meet students, faculty, and administration. You will get a taste of the academic program and all of the extra-curricular activities. Click HERE for more information and to register.

Can I make an appointment to visit the school?

Yes, you may visit the school, please sign up on the web or contact the school office at 310.203.3180 | yfrankel@yula.org.

What is the procedure for applying to YULA?

Submit an application with the fee, take the ISEE Exam, provide all references and transcripts, then schedule an interview with Head of School and other members of the Administration.

When are admission decisions made?

After all paperwork, fees, exam, interview are submitted and completed, the Admission Committee will review all applications and letters will be sent home at the end of February.

Whom do I ask for a reference?

YULA requires two recommendations from your present school - One from a Teacher or Administrator from the Judaic Studies department, and one from from a Teacher or Administrator from the General Studies department.

How long is the interview?

The interview is approximately half an hour.

Who should attend the interview?

The student must come with at least one parent – both are recommended.

What part of the tuition and fees is tax deductible?

No part of the tuition or fees is tax deductible.

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Entrance Exam

My child cannot take the Entrance Exam at the given date, what do we do?

We strongly recommend that your child take the test on the scheduled date – if this is not possible, please call the school office to schedule a test.

Does my child need to take the Entrance Exam - he/she is a straight "A" in school?

Yes, every applicant to our freshman class must take the Entrance Exam.

My child is transferring for 10th, 11th, or 12th grade to YULA – does he need to take the entrance exam?

No, the entrance exam is given only for entering freshmen, unless the administration requests it. Transcripts should be sent with the application.



Once I am accepted, how do I register?

You will receive registration instructions along with your acceptance letter, which is normally sent out in late February.  Registration is completed online, similar to the application process. 

What do I submit to the office when I register?

You will login through your account on MyBackpack and will be prompted to update your contact information, complete the enrollment contract, and pay the registration fee.  

What is the deadline for registration?

For the 2021-2022 school year, the deadline is March 8th.

Can I submit my registration forms without the registration fee?

No.  Your registration is not considered complete until the registration fee is paid.


Financial Aid

How do I apply for financial aid?

Please click HERE for further information.