Rochester, NY is home to Talmudical Institute. Rochester is a medium-sized city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at Talmudical Institute go up to the Doctoral degree.
The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. 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.
Talmudical Institute maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.
The school has 26 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008). A very high share of students at Talmudical Institute are male.
A lot of students at the school attend part-time. Talmudical Institute has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Talmudical Institute offers students meal plans.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"Talmudical Institute of Upstate New York 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."
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