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Rabbinical College Of Ohr Shimon Yisroel

Overview of Rabbinical College Of Ohr Shimon Yisroel

Brooklyn, NY is home to Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel. Brooklyn is a large city. Students select the school partly because it is a Jewish school. Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at the school go up to the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel has a tighter focus on specific areas of study than most colleges its size. Students commonly pursue studies in religion and philosophy.

Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants.

Faculty

The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Body

The school has 186 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008). A very high share of students at Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel are male.

Student Life

The school has a residential or campus feel. Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"TO PRODUCE STUDENTS WHO HAVE A FIRM COMMITMENT TO THEIR HERITAGE, A STRONG CONNECTION TO TALMUDIC SCHOLARSHIP AND A DEDICATION TO THE BETTERMENT OF THEIR FELLOW HUMAN BEING AND THEIR COMMUNITY."

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Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel
215-217 Hewes St
Brooklyn , NY 11211

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Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy34theology

Number of programs and degrees for Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Bachelor's degree341

Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel Student Body

In 2007-2008, Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel had a total enrollment of 186 students (187 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
White 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 25%
18-19 20%
20-21 28%
22-24 21%
25-29 6%

Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 97 %

Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel Room and Board (2007)

Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel offers campus housing for 40 of its 187 (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.

Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total545093%50100%
Men545093%50100%
Women000%00%

Application Requirements:

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

Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 6,600
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,600
Room and board $ 1,000
Books and supplies $ 300
Other expenses $ 3,000

Financial Aid:
Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3129200)

Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel Faculty

Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel 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
Professorcalendar year15$10,1670*
All faculty totalcalendar year15$10,1670*

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

Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Theology/Theological Studies

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What Sets Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel Apart:

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Notable:
checked Jewish affiliation
checked Career counseling
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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