Facts & Figures

FACT SHEET- Academic Year 2014-2015

Established in 1969 | 4500 students | 3 campuses


  • Accounting and Information Systems (BA)
  • Bioinformatics (BSc)
  • Business Administration (BA & MBA)
  • Computer Sciences (BSc)
  • Electro-Optics Engineering (BSc)
  • Electronics Engineering (BSc)
  • Industrial Engineering and Management (BSc)
  • Nursing (BSN)
  • Software Engineering (BSc)
  • Telecommunication Systems Engineering (MSc)

Core Research at JCT

  • Applied Electronics (biomedical optics, electromagnetics)
  • Applied Mathematics and Physics Modeling
  • Computerized Data Information (data mining, satellite communications)
  • Electro‐optics (defense systems and imaging, laser technology)
  • Medical sensing and imaging
  • Nano Technology and Non‐conventional Optics

Promoting Social Change at JCT

Integrating Haredim into the Workforce

  • Over 1,800 Haredi students at JCT.
  • Over 1,200 studying Engineering and Technology.
  • Over 500 studying Business and Management.
  • 89% employment rate (77% in their field).

Advancing Ethiopians in Israel

  • 1st engineering college to take up the challenge.
  • 138 Ethiopian students currently studying at JCT.
  • 120 graduates with Bachelors’ and Master’s degrees.
  • 99% employed, 85% employed in their fields.

Empowering Women

  • 550 Women studying Engineering.
  • 500 Women studying Nursing.
  • 600 Women studying Accounting and Business including over 70 in MBA programs.
  • Virtually 100% of nursing students complete national accredition exams.

Strengthening Israel

  • Graduates have founded over 100 companies.
  • Student Entrepreneurship Programs.
  • 72 Women MBA graduates – employed at BDO, Deloitte, ECI, IAI, Bank Hapoalim, Migdal Insurance
  • Graduates hold top management and R&D positions in the IDF and defense industry – Elta, El-op, Ophir Optronics, IAI.

Contributing to the Defense of Israel

  • Over 10% of the elite Intelligence Corps “Cyber Warfare” Unit are Machon Lev alumni.
  • Alumni developing sophisticated components for David’s Sling Defense Project.
  • Alumni developed the electro-optic “eye” for the Arrow Missile Project and assisted the US in developing similar technology.
  • Alumnus developed a revolutionary mathematic model to correct the focus of a satellite camera in space saving the satellite from decommission.
  • Alumni in the Department of Defense and defense industries leading the development of special cameras for the satellite program.
  • Alumni and faculty participating in the development, design, testing and implementation of state-of-the-art satellite security systems.

Prize winning graduates

  • Top IDF prizes for technological innovations
  • Alumnae regularly achieve highest scores on Nursing Board examinations.