Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary

Overview of Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary

The main campus of Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary is in Peekskill, NY (a large suburb). The school is a private, not-for-profit school. Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary offers degrees up to the Bachelor's degree.

Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary Selectivity

The school does not accept everyone who applies.


The school's faculty/student ratio compares favorably with most colleges.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 86 enrolled students. Males make up the lion's share of the student body at Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary.

Student Life

Many students at the school live in campus housing. Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary makes available a lot of student housing. Meal plans are available.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Ohr HaMeir Theological Seminary 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 Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary

Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary
141 Furnace Woods Rd
Peekskill , NY 10566
General Phone: (914) 736-1500

Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy0theology

Number of programs and degrees for Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree01

Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary Student Body

In 2007-2008, Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary had a total enrollment of 86 students (92 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 16%
18-19 52%
20-21 31%

Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 100 %

Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary Room and Board (2007)

Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary offers campus housing for 150 of its 92 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Peekskill, 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.

Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

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

Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 7,300
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,300
Room and board $ 4,550
Books and supplies $ 200
Other expenses $ 2,800

Financial Aid:
Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1198400)

Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year8$45,0210*
All faculty totalacademic year8$45,0210*

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

Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Theology/Theological Studies

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