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Mesivta Torah Vodaath Rabbinical Seminary

Overview of Mesivta Torah Vodaath Rabbinical Seminary

Mesivta Torah Vodaath Rabbinical Seminary can be found in Brooklyn, NY (a large city). One of the defining characteristics of the school is its status as a Jewish school. Mesivta Torah Vodaath 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 Mesivta Torah Vodaath Rabbinical Seminary are in religion and philosophy.

Mesivta Torah Vodaath Rabbinical Seminary Selectivity

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

Faculty

Classes at Mesivta Torah Vodaath Rabbinical Seminary are less crowded than at many schools. A tenure system is one way the school works to keep a high-quality staff.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 354 students were enrolled in Mesivta Torah Vodaath Rabbinical Seminary. A very high share of students at the school are male.

Student Life

A lot of students at Mesivta Torah Vodaath Rabbinical Seminary attend part-time. The school has a residential or campus feel. Student dorms or apartments are common at Mesivta Torah Vodaath Rabbinical Seminary. The school offers students meal plans.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The founders of MTVRS had one motivation: to provide scholastic and moral training for young Jewish men, in a world of conflicting ideologies and kaleidescopic social change. It was the profound conviction of the men who received and executed the plans for the Mesivta that the truths and ideals revealed in the Bible, expounded upon in the Talmud, and elucidated by countless traditional commentaries, transcended the shifts of society with the veracity and vitality remaining undiminished through the ages."

More complete details are provided below.

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Mesivta Torah Vodaath Rabbinical Seminary
425 E 9th St
Brooklyn , NY 11218
General Phone: (718) 941-8000

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Mesivta Torah Vodaath Rabbinical Seminary Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy37rabinnical studies, Talmudic studies, theological and ministerial studies

Number of programs and degrees for Mesivta Torah Vodaath Rabbinical Seminary in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
First-professional degree121
Bachelor's degree171
First-professional certificate81

Mesivta Torah Vodaath Rabbinical Seminary Student Body

In 2007-2008, Mesivta Torah Vodaath Rabbinical Seminary had a total enrollment of 354 students (250 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 100%
Full-Time 91%
Part-Time 9%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 71%
First Professional 29%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 10%
20-21 9%
22-24 26%
25-29 34%
30-34 14%
35-39 4%
40-49 2%

Mesivta Torah Vodaath Rabbinical Seminary Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 46 %
Part-Time 64 %

Mesivta Torah Vodaath Rabbinical Seminary Room and Board (2007)

Mesivta Torah Vodaath Rabbinical Seminary offers campus housing for 200 of its 250 (full-time) students.

(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 offers students a meal plan with 21 meals per week.

Mesivta Torah Vodaath Rabbinical Seminary Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total403383%33100%
Men403383%33100%
Women000%00%

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPAnot required
Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrecommended
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Mesivta Torah Vodaath Rabbinical Seminary Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 7,550
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,550
Room and board $ 4,500
Room charge $ 2,100
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,400
Books and supplies $ 200
Other expenses $ 3,200

Financial Aid:
Mesivta Torah Vodaath Rabbinical Seminary participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 726400)

Mesivta Torah Vodaath Rabbinical Seminary Faculty

Mesivta Torah Vodaath Rabbinical Seminary has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year16$29,4370*
No academic rankacademic year6$18,3330*
All faculty totalacademic year22$26,4090*

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

Mesivta Torah Vodaath Rabbinical Seminary Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Rabbinical Studies (MHL/Rav)
Talmudic Studies
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other

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Mesivta Torah Vodaath Rabbinical Seminary Highlights

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What Sets Mesivta Torah Vodaath Rabbinical Seminary Apart:

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Notable:
checked Jewish affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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