Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah

Overview of Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah

Students attend Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah in Brooklyn, NY, a large city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah degrees go up to the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

The school has a tighter focus on specific areas of study than most colleges its size. Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah is known for its programs in religion and philosophy.

Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah Selectivity

The school is selective and does not offer open admission.

Student Body

There are 337 students at Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah (as of 2007-2008). A very high share of students at the school are male.

Student Life

Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah 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:
"Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah 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."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah

Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah
667 Eastern Pky
Brooklyn , NY 11213
General Phone: (718) 774-5050

Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy4Talmudic studies

Number of programs and degrees for Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree41

Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah Student Body

In 2007-2008, Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah had a total enrollment of 337 students (348 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 24%
18-19 66%
20-21 10%

Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 72 %

Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah Room and Board (2007)

Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah offers campus housing for 140 of its 348 (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.

Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

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

Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 6,000
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,000
Room and board $ 2,800
Books and supplies $ 200
Other expenses $ 2,800

Financial Aid:
Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1201100)

Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year21$33,9440*
All faculty totalacademic year21$33,9440*

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

Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Talmudic Studies

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