Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute Of Religion Los Angeles

Overview of Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute Of Religion Los Angeles

Hebrew Union College can be found in Los Angeles, CA (a large city). One of the defining characteristics of the school is its status as a Jewish school. Hebrew Union College is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Doctoral degree is the highest degree at the school.

Areas of Study

The most common majors at Hebrew Union College are in family and social work.

Hebrew Union College Selectivity

The school does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted.


Classes at Hebrew Union College are less crowded than at many schools. A tenure system is one way the school works to keep a high-quality staff. Instructors at Hebrew Union College are well-paid.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 92 students were enrolled in the school.

More complete details are provided below.

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Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
3077 University Ave
Los Angeles , CA 90007-3796

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Hebrew Union College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy44Jewish studies, religious education, rabinnical studies
Family and Social Work10community organization

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree223
Doctor's degree02
Postbaccalaureate certificate12
First-professional degree131
First-professional certificate181

Hebrew Union College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Hebrew Union College had a total enrollment of 92 students (67 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 45%
First Professional 55%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 96%
(Foreign Students) 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 18%
25-29 57%
30-34 8%
35-39 5%
40-49 3%
50-64 9%

Hebrew Union College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Hebrew Union College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 405500)

Hebrew Union College Faculty

Hebrew Union College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track33

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year5$124,3694$124,369
Associate professorcalendar year2*2*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year8$107,3597$101,790

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

Hebrew Union College Degree Programs (2007)

Family And Social Work
Community Organization and Advocacy

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

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Hebrew Union College Highlights

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What Sets Hebrew Union College Apart:

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