Rabbinical Seminary M'kor Chaim

Overview of Rabbinical Seminary M'kor Chaim

Rabbinical Seminary M'kor Chaim is in Brooklyn, NY. Brooklyn is a large city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Rabbinical Seminary M'kor Chaim issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

Fields of study in vogue at the school include religion and philosophy.

Rabbinical Seminary M'kor Chaim Selectivity

Not all applicants to Rabbinical Seminary M'kor Chaim are accepted.

Student Body

Approximately 53 students study at the school (in 2007-2008). Rabbinical Seminary M'kor Chaim is essentially a male school.

Student Life

The school offers a real campus feel. Rabbinical Seminary M'kor Chaim 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:
"RABBINICAL SEMINARY M'KOR CHAIM 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."

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Contacting Rabbinical Seminary M'kor Chaim

Rabbinical Seminary M'kor Chaim
1571 55th St
Brooklyn , NY 11219
General Phone: (718) 851-0183

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Rabbinical Seminary M'kor Chaim Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy6Talmudic studies

Number of programs and degrees for Rabbinical Seminary M'kor Chaim in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree31
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship31

Rabbinical Seminary M'kor Chaim Student Body

In 2007-2008, Rabbinical Seminary M'kor Chaim had a total enrollment of 53 students (50 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 11%
18-19 53%
20-21 23%
22-24 4%
25-29 8%
30-34 2%

Rabbinical Seminary M'kor Chaim Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 82 %

Rabbinical Seminary M'kor Chaim Room and Board (2007)

Rabbinical Seminary M'kor Chaim offers campus housing for 60 of its 50 (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 Seminary M'kor Chaim Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

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

Rabbinical Seminary M'kor Chaim Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,000
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,000
Room and board $ 2,800
Books and supplies $ 200
Other expenses $ 2,800

Financial Aid:
Rabbinical Seminary M'kor Chaim participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 861700)

Rabbinical Seminary M'kor Chaim 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.

Rabbinical Seminary M'kor Chaim Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Talmudic Studies

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