Kol Yaakov Torah Center

Overview of Kol Yaakov Torah Center

Kol Yaakov Torah Center is in Monsey, NY. Monsey is a large suburb. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Kol Yaakov Torah Center issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

The school tries to provide students with lots of choices, and does not tend to focus on only a few programs of study. Fields of study in vogue at Kol Yaakov Torah Center include religion and philosophy.

Kol Yaakov Torah Center Selectivity

Not all applicants to the school are accepted.


The schools' faculty/student ratio of superior to most.

Student Body

Approximately 23 students study at the school (in 2007-2008). Kol Yaakov Torah Center is essentially a male school.

Student Life

The school offers a real campus feel. Kol Yaakov Torah Center makes housing available to a large share of its students. Students at the school can take advantage of the school's meal plans.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"KOL YAAKOV TORAH CENTER seeks to train students in the skills required for understanding, studying and mastering the Talmud and the considerable body of traditional Jewish thought. At the same time we are committed to the understanding that knowledge is a means to a larger end. We seek therefore to help students build a world outlook drawn from the ethical and moral concepts of Judaism. If scholarship is to have a significant value it must orient its students to a way of life that, by its own definition, is good and moral."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Kol Yaakov Torah Center

Kol Yaakov Torah Center
29 W Maple Ave
Monsey , NY 10952
General Phone: (845) 425-3863

Kol Yaakov Torah Center Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy3Talmudic studies

Number of programs and degrees for Kol Yaakov Torah Center in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree21
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship11

Kol Yaakov Torah Center Student Body

In 2007-2008, Kol Yaakov Torah Center had a total enrollment of 23 students (24 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 100%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
(Foreign Students) 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 22%
20-21 17%
22-24 26%
25-29 22%
30-34 4%
35-39 4%

Kol Yaakov Torah Center Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 50 %

Kol Yaakov Torah Center Room and Board (2007)

Kol Yaakov Torah Center offers campus housing for 16 of its 24 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Monsey, 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.

Kol Yaakov Torah Center Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrecommended
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required

Kol Yaakov Torah Center Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 6,000
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,000
Room and board $ 4,000
Books and supplies $ 200
Other expenses $ 2,800

Financial Aid:
Kol Yaakov Torah Center participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2256700)

Kol Yaakov Torah Center Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year2*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*0*

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

Kol Yaakov Torah Center Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Talmudic Studies

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