Do I need to know Arabic to study at Mishkah?
Students enrolling in the English program do not need to be know Arabic. Basic knowledge of Arabic would be beneficial.
Must I live in North America to attend Miskhah University?
Mishkah University’s primary mode of instruction is internet-based. Students from around the globe can take courses from wherever they are.
Does Mishkah require T.O.E.F.L or any other English assessment tests for international students or non-English speakers?
No, Mishkah does not require you to submit T.O.E.F.L scores or take an English assessment test to enroll if your primary language of instruction was in English. If your primary language of instruction was not in English, you are required to a good command of English to be able to understand and benefit from course materials.
How long will it take me to graduate from Mishkah?
Students will complete their studies based on the number of classes they choose to enroll in every year. To complete your undergraduate degree in 4 years, you must enroll in at least 12 to 16 credits every semester.
Is Mishkah accredited?
Mishkah is accredited by the International University of Latin America. Find out more about our accreditation here.
Do I have to enroll for a degree to take classes at Mishkah?
No. Anyone can take classes at Mishkah as a non-degree seeking student.
Class and Registration Questions
How do I add and drop classes?
You can find full instructions on how to add and drop classes in our registration guidelines.
How do I access classes I am registered for?
All classes will be listed inside your EduOnGo course section, If you are registered for a course but do not see it in your library, please contact student support.
How do I transfer credits I have earned at another institution?
Our transfer policies outline how you can earn transfer credits.
How do I purchase textbooks for my classes?
Some course books are available in your student library, while others can be purchased from student services. Please contact student support to learn how to purchase textbooks. Alternatively, you may also purchase books from online Islamic bookstores.
I applied but will not be able to attend courses. Will I get my application fee back?
All application fees are non-refundable.
Can I get a tuition refund if I drop classes?
Please see our tuition and fees policies to learn more about tuition payments and refunds.
Does the cost of tuition include books?
The cost of textbooks is not included in the tuition fees. Textbook prices will differ based on the book you need to purchase. To find out about textbook costs, please contact student financial services.
Does Mishkah University offer any scholarships or financial aid?
Mishkah does offer a limited number of needs-based scholarships. Please visit our scholarships and discounts section to learn more.
Live Session and Technology Questions
Do I need any special equipment or software to participate in live discussion sessions?
You will need an adequate PC/laptop with at least a Windows 7 operating system with functioning speakers and a microphone. You will need adequate internet speed for good quality communication of at least 5 MB. You must establish your Office 365 email account and download Skype for Business to attend your live lectures. You CANNOT use your regular personal Skype account to attend live lectures. All Skype applications needs to be uninstalled before installing your MishkahU Skype for Business application.
Must I participate in the live discussions if I have access to the recorded audio and video sessions?
Interactions with instructors during live discussion sessions are an integral part of learning and we do not encourage students to depend on the audio or video recordings alone. For this reason, live sessions are mandatory and count towards your participation grade. If you are unable to attend live sessions, you will be required to submit additional assignments to compensate for attendance grades.
What is the difference between the live sessions and the recorded audio and videos?
During the live sessions, instructors explain in greater detail what is discussed in recordings and also engage students in discussion and answer any questions.
Are live sessions recorded?
Yes, all live sessions should be recorded by the instructors and can be found in the student portal each week.
I have logged in to the live session but the instructor is not available. What should I do?
You should contact student support if the teacher is running more than 15 minutes late. You will be advised on how to proceed.
Exams, Papers and Grading
How are examinations and quizzes graded?
Please refer to the academic guide for more information on our exam policies.
What do I do if I miss my quiz or final date?
You will need to e-mail student support as well your teacher with a valid excuse as to why you missed the exam. You will then need to set up a make-up day.
How do I access my final grades?
Final grades will be posted in Orbund. If you do not see your grades, please contact student support.