Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute Of Religion Cincinnati

Overview of Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute Of Religion Cincinnati

Hebrew Union College is located in a large city, in Cincinnati, OH. The school is officially a Jewish school. Hebrew Union College is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degree levels at the school top out at the Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

Students at Hebrew Union College often study religion and philosophy.

Hebrew Union College Selectivity

The admissions department at the school does not accept all those who apply.


Students at Hebrew Union College benefit from the low student/teacher ratio. The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors. By paying its faculty better than most schools, Hebrew Union College tries to attract and retain a high quality teaching staff.

Student Body

The school offers classes to 232 students (94 full-time equivalent). A very high share of students at Hebrew Union College are male.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Hebrew Union College

Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
3101 Clifton Ave
Cincinnati , OH 45220
General Phone: (513) 221-1875

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Hebrew Union College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy40religion, rabinnical studies

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree51
Post-master's certificate01
Doctor's degree51
First-professional degree111
First-professional certificate191

Hebrew Union College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Hebrew Union College had a total enrollment of 232 students (94 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 52%
First Professional 48%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 89%
(Foreign Students) 11%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 1%
25-29 40%
30-34 5%
35-39 3%
40-49 1%

Hebrew Union College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Cincinnati, Ohio for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Ohio 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 304700)

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 track30

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year11$124,3693$112,036
Associate professorcalendar year3$71,2020*
All faculty totalcalendar year14$112,9763$112,036

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

Hebrew Union College Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Rabbinical Studies (MHL/Rav)
Religion/Religious Studies

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Hebrew Union College Highlights

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What Sets Hebrew Union College Apart:

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Top 14%Hebrew Union College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)

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