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The Boston Islamic Seminary is a graduate-level institution committed to training leaders to serve in all areas of society, and who are capable of serving the unique needs of the American Muslim community in the contemporary context among people of all backgrounds.

Did you know that thousands of companies match employee donations to our organization? 

Please use the below search tool to see if your company will match your donation and access the forms, guidelines, and instructions you need to submit a matching gift.

BIS endeavors to be a world-renowned graduate Islamic educational institution in America, offering accredited graduate-level degrees with the goal of producing Muslim American Religious leaders.

We envision a society that has role models of practicing Muslims in all fields who are contributing to the wellbeing of America and the world.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is my gift to BIS Zakat-eligible?

Yes. It is permissible and highly recommended to give part of your Zakat to Islamic academic institutions in the US, established for teaching Islamic knowledge and training Muslims to deliver the message of Islam. You may read about this in more detail here

How much does it cost to sponsor a full-time student at BIS?

For the 2022-2023 Academic year, the cost to attend the Master of Islamic Religious Leadership (MIRL) as a full-time student is $20,750.00. You can see more details here:

In cases where an individual or group of individuals collectively sponsor a student, BIS offers monthly payment plans.

• Full tuition of one student ($1750/month) x one sponsor
• Half tuition of one student ($875/month) x two sponsors
• One-third tuition of one student ($585/month) x three sponsors
• One-tenth tuition of one student ($175/month) x ten sponsors

We ask Allah to make us from those who support knowledge and its seekers and increase us all in faith, wealth and health, Ameen!

Boston Islamic Seminary is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (Federal Tax ID #81-5432436).

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At BIS, we are committed to training professional leaders who are talented in preserving the identity of Muslims, advocating for their rights, and communicating Islam in the best manner.

Dr. Basyouny NehelaPresident