Kehilath Yakov Rabbinical Seminary

Overview of Kehilath Yakov Rabbinical Seminary

Kehilath Yakov Rabbinical Seminary can be found in Ossining, NY (a rural site not far from an urban area). One of the defining characteristics of the school is its status as a Jewish school. Kehilath Yakov Rabbinical Seminary is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Bachelor's degree is the highest degree at the school.

Areas of Study

The most common majors at Kehilath Yakov Rabbinical Seminary are in religion and philosophy.

Kehilath Yakov Rabbinical Seminary Selectivity

The school is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 88 students were enrolled in Kehilath Yakov Rabbinical Seminary. A very high share of students at the school are male.

Student Life

Kehilath Yakov Rabbinical Seminary has a residential or campus feel. Student dorms or apartments are common at the school. Kehilath Yakov Rabbinical Seminary offers students meal plans.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"KYRS educational program was set to educate its students in Talmud,Halacha and Chassidus in a classroom setting. The studies absorbed during his college years,will guide him throughout his future life. A KYRS graduate will enhance society with his valued education by fitting in with various vocations and community services, as well as prepare people for further study.The end goal of education is a life-long love of learning and scholarship."

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Kehilath Yakov Rabbinical Seminary
340 Illington Road
Ossining , NY 10562

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Kehilath Yakov Rabbinical Seminary Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy11Talmudic studies

Number of programs and degrees for Kehilath Yakov Rabbinical Seminary in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree111

Kehilath Yakov Rabbinical Seminary Student Body

In 2007-2008, Kehilath Yakov Rabbinical Seminary had a total enrollment of 88 students (85 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 43%
18-19 38%
20-21 15%
22-24 5%

Kehilath Yakov Rabbinical Seminary Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 100 %

Kehilath Yakov Rabbinical Seminary Room and Board (2007)

Kehilath Yakov Rabbinical Seminary offers campus housing for 150 of its 85 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 21 meals per week.

Kehilath Yakov Rabbinical Seminary Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,200
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,200
Room and board $ 2,200
Room charge $ 1,100
Board (meal plan) charge $ 1,100
Other expenses $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Kehilath Yakov Rabbinical Seminary participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1054900)

Kehilath Yakov Rabbinical Seminary Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*0*
Instructorcalendar year2*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year3$20,5000*

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

Kehilath Yakov Rabbinical Seminary Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Talmudic Studies

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