Hebrew Theological College

Overview of Hebrew Theological College

Students attend Hebrew Theological College in Skokie, IL, a small city. The school is proud of its Jewish status. Hebrew Theological College is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school degrees go up to the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

Hebrew Theological College is known for its programs in religion and philosophy.

Hebrew Theological College Selectivity

The school is selective and does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007-2008 had SAT verbal scores of at least 535. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 575 and 645.

Student Body

There are 422 students at the school (as of 2007-2008). A very high share of students at Hebrew Theological College are female.

Student Life

The school has a residential or campus feel. Hebrew Theological College offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Hebrew Theological College

Hebrew Theological College
7135 N Carpenter Rd
Skokie , IL 60077
General Phone: (847) 982-2500

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Hebrew Theological College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy37Jewish studies, rabinnical studies
Education and Teaching1teacher education and development
Office and Administration0data entry

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years12
Bachelor's degree361
First-professional degree11

Hebrew Theological College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Hebrew Theological College had a total enrollment of 422 students (451 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 5%
Women 95%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 78%
20-21 11%
22-24 9%
25-29 1%
30-34 0%
40-49 0%
50-64 0%

Hebrew Theological College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 5 %

Hebrew Theological College Room and Board (2007)

Hebrew Theological College offers campus housing for 250 of its 451 (full-time) students.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Hebrew Theological College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal535640
SAT Math575645
SAT Writing520620

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT80%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Hebrew Theological College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 17,605
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 17,605
Room and board $ 8,620
Room charge $ 2,930
Board (meal plan) charge $ 5,690
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 4,515

Financial Aid:
Hebrew Theological College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 168500)

Hebrew Theological College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track83

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year4$78,9052*
Associate professorcalendar year4$66,2931*
All faculty totalcalendar year8$72,5993$58,630

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

Hebrew Theological College Degree Programs (2007)

Education And Teaching
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Subject Areas, Other

Office And Administration
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General

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

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Hebrew Theological College Highlights

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What Sets Hebrew Theological College Apart:

Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 7%Hebrew Theological College Female % of student body
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Hebrew Theological College Dorm rooms per full-time student
Student SAT scores
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Hebrew Theological College Student SAT scores
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 16%Hebrew Theological College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
% of degrees in religion and philosophy
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Hebrew Theological College % of degrees in religion and philosophy

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