Baltimore Hebrew University

Overview of Baltimore Hebrew University

Baltimore Hebrew is found in Baltimore, MD. Baltimore is a large city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Doctoral degree at Baltimore Hebrew.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in religion and philosophy.

Baltimore Hebrew Selectivity

Admission to Baltimore Hebrew is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in.


The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. Baltimore Hebrew has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Body

Students numbered 109 in 2007-2008 at the school. A large number of students at Baltimore Hebrew are 40 years old or older.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Baltimore Hebrew Universtiy is to preserve, generate, transmit and apply knowledge of Judaism, through the teaching of its culture and civilization in a universal, trans-denominational context."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Baltimore Hebrew

Baltimore Hebrew University Inc
5800 Park Heights Avenue
Baltimore , MD 21215-3932
General Phone: (410) 578-6900

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Baltimore Hebrew Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy18Jewish studies

Number of programs and degrees for Baltimore Hebrew in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years01
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years01
Bachelor's degree21
Postbaccalaureate certificate21
Master's degree131
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship11

Baltimore Hebrew Student Body

In 2007-2008, Baltimore Hebrew had a total enrollment of 109 students (74 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
(Foreign Students) 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 16%
18-19 1%
20-21 2%
22-24 16%
25-29 11%
30-34 5%
35-39 5%
40-49 16%
50-64 20%
65+ 4%

Baltimore Hebrew Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Baltimore, Maryland for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Maryland Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Baltimore Hebrew Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required
Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

Baltimore Hebrew Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 11,350
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 11,350
Books and supplies $ 750

Financial Aid:
Baltimore Hebrew participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 206000)

Baltimore Hebrew Faculty

Baltimore Hebrew has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year2*0*
Associate professorcalendar year1*2*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*3$48,233
All faculty totalcalendar year4$58,9235$49,940

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Baltimore Hebrew Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Jewish/Judaic Studies

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What Sets Baltimore Hebrew Apart:

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