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