Hebrew College

Overview of Hebrew College

Hebrew College is located in Newton Centre, MA (a small city). The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by Hebrew College is the Master's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in education and teaching.

Hebrew College Selectivity

Hebrew College does not offer open admission.


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

Student Body

The school had 201 enrolled students in 2007-2008. A large number of students at Hebrew College are 40 years old or older.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Hebrew College

Hebrew College
160 Herrick Road
Newton Centre , MA 02459-2237
General Phone: (617) 559-8600

Hebrew College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching50educational admin and supervision, special ed, kindergarten/preschool teaching, teacher education and development
Religion and Philosophy29Jewish studies, religious music, rabinnical studies

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Postbaccalaureate certificate274
Award of less than 1 academic year01
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years01
Bachelor's degree32
Master's degree493

Hebrew College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Hebrew College had a total enrollment of 201 students (98 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 4%
Graduate 96%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 69%
Black 1%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
Unknown 27%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 9%
25-29 15%
30-34 10%
35-39 7%
40-49 23%
50-64 31%
65+ 1%

Hebrew College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year

Hebrew College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Hebrew College Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

Hebrew College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Hebrew College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 215700)

Hebrew College Faculty

Hebrew College 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 year4$88,9711*
Assistant professorcalendar year5$84,5641*
Instructorcalendar year3$86,4526$66,705
All faculty totalcalendar year12$86,5058$67,529

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

Hebrew College Degree Programs (2007)

Education And Teaching
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, General
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Subject Areas, Other

Religion And Philosophy
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Rabbinical Studies (MHL/Rav)
Religious/Sacred Music

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Hebrew College Highlights

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What Sets Hebrew College Apart:

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Female % of student body
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Salaries of full-time faculty
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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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