Telshe Yeshiva Chicago

Overview of Telshe Yeshiva Chicago

Telshe Yeshiva-Chicago is in a large city, in Chicago, IL. The school has a Jewish religious affiliation. Telshe Yeshiva-Chicago is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at the school earn degrees up to the Master's degree.

Areas of Study

The most common major fields study at Telshe Yeshiva-Chicago include religion and philosophy.

Telshe Yeshiva-Chicago Selectivity

The school does not admit all applicants.


One indicator of school quality is the number of students per professor, and here Telshe Yeshiva-Chicago does well in comparison to most schools.

Student Body

The school, in 2007-2008, had 77 students (71 full-time equivalent). The student body at Telshe Yeshiva-Chicago is overwhelmingly male.

Student Life

The school makes available student meal plans.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Telshe Yeshiva -Chicago seek 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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Telshe Yeshiva-Chicago
3535 West Foster
Chicago , IL 60625
General Phone: (773) 463-7738

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Telshe Yeshiva-Chicago Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy2Talmudic studies

Number of programs and degrees for Telshe Yeshiva-Chicago in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree21
Master's degree01

Telshe Yeshiva-Chicago Student Body

In 2007-2008, Telshe Yeshiva-Chicago had a total enrollment of 77 students (71 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 100%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 79%
Graduate 21%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 94%
(Foreign Students) 6%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 40%
20-21 27%
22-24 10%
25-29 5%
30-34 10%
35-39 5%

Telshe Yeshiva-Chicago Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 100 %

Telshe Yeshiva-Chicago Room and Board (2007)

Telshe Yeshiva-Chicago offers campus housing for 126 of its 71 (full-time) students.

(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 offers students a meal plan with 21 meals per week.

Telshe Yeshiva-Chicago Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

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

Telshe Yeshiva-Chicago Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 11,000
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 11,000
Books and supplies $ 200
Other expenses $ 2,800

Financial Aid:
Telshe Yeshiva-Chicago participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2073200)

Telshe Yeshiva-Chicago Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track50

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year5$43,5500*
All faculty totalacademic year5$43,5500*

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

Telshe Yeshiva-Chicago Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Talmudic Studies

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