Talmudical Yeshiva Of Philadelphia

Overview of Talmudical Yeshiva Of Philadelphia

Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia is found in Philadelphia, PA. Philadelphia is a large city. Applicants to the school are attracted by its Jewish identity. Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Bachelor's degree at the school.

Areas of Study

Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia is known for its programs in religion and philosophy.

Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia Selectivity

Admission to the school is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in.


Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Body

Students numbered 112 in 2007-2008 at the school. A very high share of students at Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia are male.

Student Life

The school has a residential or campus feel. Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia 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 lay the scholarly foundation for the transmission of the wisdom of the Jewish people through the rigorously analytical analysis of traditional Talmudic sources."

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Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia
6063 Drexel Rd
Philadelphia , PA 19131
General Phone: (215) 473-1212

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Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy22Talmudic studies

Number of programs and degrees for Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree221

Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia Student Body

In 2007-2008, Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia had a total enrollment of 112 students (115 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
White 93%
(Foreign Students) 7%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 8%
18-19 60%
20-21 32%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York26%
New Jersey18%
(International Students)6%
Rhode Island3%

Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 74 %

Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia Room and Board (2007)

Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia offers campus housing for 221 of its 115 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 21 meals per week.

Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrecommended
College Prep Programnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required

Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 7,300
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,300
Room and board $ 6,000
Books and supplies $ 900
Other expenses $ 2,100

Financial Aid:
Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1252300)

Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia Faculty

Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year5$35,4030*
All faculty totalcalendar year5$35,4030*

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

Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Talmudic Studies

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