Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute Of Religion New York

Overview of Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute Of Religion New York

The main campus of Hebrew Union College is in New York, NY (a large city). The school is a Jewish institution. Hebrew Union College is a private, not-for-profit school. The school offers degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

Hebrew Union College students most commonly major in a field related to religion and philosophy.

Hebrew Union College Selectivity

The school does not accept everyone who applies.


The school's faculty/student ratio compares favorably with most colleges. The school offers tenure to reward and retain some professors. Salaries for full-time faculty at Hebrew Union College are higher than most, allowing the school to afford quality teaching.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 160 enrolled students. Older students (40+ years old, e.g.) are welcome and common at Hebrew Union College.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Hebrew Union College

Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
One W 4th St
New York , NY 10012-1186
General Phone: (212) 674-5300

Hebrew Union College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy56Jewish studies, religious education, religious music, rabinnical studies, pastoral counseling

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree263
Post-master's certificate61
First-professional degree171
Doctor's degree71

Hebrew Union College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Hebrew Union College had a total enrollment of 160 students (93 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 58%
First Professional 42%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 89%
Black 1%
Asian 1%
(Foreign Students) 9%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 7%
25-29 44%
30-34 13%
35-39 8%
40-49 11%
50-64 14%
65+ 1%

Hebrew Union College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of New York, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York 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 405400)

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 track07

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year8$124,3691*
Associate professorcalendar year0*2*
Assistant professorcalendar year0*5$67,224
All faculty totalcalendar year8$124,3698$76,596

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

Hebrew Union College Degree Programs (2007)

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

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Hebrew Union College Highlights

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What Sets Hebrew Union College Apart:

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