We offer 4 different program options:
– One year Intensive in Islamic & Arabic Studies
– One Year Intensive in Arabic Studies
– Certification in Islamic Leadership & Chaplaincy
– Weekend Foundational Islamic Studies Program
For more info on each of the program please visit our program page.
Madina Institute USA is not accredited at this time. However, Madina Institute in South Africa is accredited with a 3-Year Bachelor’s Degree in Islamic Studies.
Our programs entail core subjects to ensure all of our students have a strong foundation in the program they have chosen. Therefore the carefully selected curriculum for Islamic Sciences & Arabic Studies is standardized. However, students do have the option of choosing non-required electives that are of interest to them, based on the program they are enrolled in. For more info on each of the courses we offer check our Curriculum page.
Early Admissions – March 31st, 2023
Rolling Admissions – June 30th, 2023
Please see our How To Apply section follow the simple steps of the application process.
All the programs we offer can be taken either full-time or part-time. A full-time student will complete the program in 11 months. A part-time student will complete the program in two academic years. The first year will entail the Arabic language component, while the second year will entail Islamic Studies component.
There is no Application Fee for any of our programs.
Please see Financial Aid for instructions on how to apply for financial aid.
Students applying for any of our programs are not required to understand the Arabic Language to be accepted. However, being able to identify, read and connect the words is essential. We do also offer a short introductory course for students applying that have no prior exposure to the Arabic language at no extra cost. No prior knowledge of Islamic Studies is required.
Students over 16 with a high school diploma or the equivalent.
Classes will begin on September 12th.
Daily/Weekly Class Schedules:
Arabic Language – Monday to Friday (9AM to 1PM EST)
Islamic Sciences – Monday to Thursday (2PM to 5PM EST)
We occasionally have our elective classes during the weekend (usually from 11AM to 5PM EST).
Please find a breakdown of each program under our Tuition and Financial Aid section.
Yes, we offer financial aid that is Zakat based.
Financial Aid can be used for tuition fees only.
Madina Institute does not provide housing or accommodation for students. However, we provide a recommended list of apartment complexes and hotels in the area. Madina Institute is here with you on this journey to help organize what works best for you. We will work with students to provide Student Pairing services i.e. we put accepted students in touch with one another so that they can arrange roommates. Through student pairing services the cost of accommodation is much more affordable. Apartments within a walking distance offer 3 bedroom apartments bringing the average cost to $700 monthly.
Grande Club (Club Drive)
3740 Club Dr, Duluth, GA 30096
Distance: 12 minute walk
1655 Centerview Dr NW, Duluth, GA 30096
Distance: 4 Minute Walk (across the street)
Reflections on Sweetwater
3405 Sweetwater Rd, Lawrenceville, GA 30044
Distance: 9 Minute Walk
Retreat at Sweetwater
3355 Sweetwater Rd, Lawrenceville, GA 30044
Distance: 10 Minute Walk
Studio 6 Duluth GA
2350 Stephens Center Dr, Duluth, GA 30096
Distance: 15 min walk
Contact: (678) 474-9700
Cost: $572 weekly (inc tax) 2 bedrooms, kitchen
After 5 weeks the tax will drop around $60/65
Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta
1775 Pleasant Hill Rd, Duluth, GA 30096
Distance: 10 minute walk
Cost: $109 for 2 students per night
$129 for the first few weeks (then tax drops off)
Contact: (833) 558-0174
Thank you for your interest in Madina Institute. You may contact our Admissions Counselors via email or you may call our Admissions office directly.