Spertus College

Overview of Spertus College

Spertus College is located in a large city, in Chicago, IL. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degree levels at Spertus College top out at the Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

Students at the school often study family and social work.

Spertus College Selectivity

The admissions department at Spertus College does not accept all those who apply.


The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors. By paying its faculty better than most schools, Spertus College tries to attract and retain a high quality teaching staff.

Student Body

The school offers classes to 288 students (174 full-time equivalent). Minorities are common at Spertus College. Forty-something year old students won't feel out of place at the school.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Spertus Mission Spertus invites people of all ages and backgrounds to explore the multifaceted Jewish experience. Through its innovative public programming, exhibitions, collections, research facilities and degree programs, Spertus inspires learning, serves diverse communities and fosters understanding for Jews and people of all faiths, locally, regionally and around the world."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Spertus College

Spertus College
610 S Michigan Ave
Chicago , IL 60605
General Phone: (312) 922-9012

Spertus College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Family and Social Work21social service professions
Religion and Philosophy21Jewish studies

Number of programs and degrees for Spertus College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree422
Doctor's degree01

Spertus College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Spertus College had a total enrollment of 288 students (174 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 60%
Black 38%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 4%
25-29 8%
30-34 9%
35-39 7%
40-49 20%
50-64 28%
65+ 5%

Spertus College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Chicago, Illinois for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Illinois Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Spertus College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Spertus College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 166300)

Spertus College Faculty

Spertus College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track30

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year3$121,3330*
Associate professorcalendar year1*0*
No academic rankcalendar year0*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year4$118,5002*

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

Spertus College Degree Programs (2007)

Family And Social Work
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other

Religion And Philosophy
Jewish/Judaic Studies

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Spertus College Highlights

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What Sets Spertus College Apart:

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