Beth Medrash Govoha

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Faculty

124 Faculty Members | 62:01:00 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

Beth Medrash Govoha is an institution of Higher Education that specializes in advanced Talmudic scholarship. Its primary objective is to produce Talmudic scholars and to thereby provide firm, lifelong foundations for its students, graduates and their communities. Beth Medrash Govoha strives to offer the broadest Talmudic curriculum available in any such institute in the world, providing its students with the opportunity to study almost any area in the widest spectrum of Talmudic study. Beth Medrash Govoha is dedicated to helping its students achieve the highest level of scholarship along with intensive commitment to academic excellence in every area of Talmudic Studies. This is achieved both through unique scope in the student body and through a broad array of Talmudic Studies programs, which surpass that of any other institute in the world. Beth Medrash Govoha carries out its objectives through its undergraduate and graduate divisions and through its community based programs. The Beth Medrash Govoha undergraduate school is a five-year college; the Rabbi Aaron Kotler Institute for Advanced Learning is the graduate school. The undergraduate school is designed to provide the student with a thorough foundation in the core areas of Talmud, in accord with the classic model of such scholarship. The school also prepares students to integrate scholarly training into their personal and professional lives. The Rabbi Aaron Kotler Institute for Advanced Learning promotes advanced scholarship and research in classical Talmudic and cognate studies. In addition, it is concerned with professional orientation by providing programs to prepare these scholars as teachers and administrators in secondary schools and institutions of higher Talmudic studies, and in other forms of community service. An integral part of the scholastic and professional aims is ethical and moral growth and maturity of the students, based on Jewish ethics and philosophy.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$22,108

Out of state

$22,108
Graduate

In state

$4,360

Out of state

$4,360

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Talmudic Studies
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Undergraduate Majors X

  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
    • Talmudic Studies
      • A program focused on intense study of the Talmud that fosters values, critical thinking, and scholarship skills; prepares students for entry into a broad spectrum of graduate and professional schools; and prepares students for entry into a variety of careers including the Rabbinate. Includes instruction in Jewish law, Jewish jurisprudence, ethics, philosophy, and related disciplines. See other colleges that offer this major

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Talmudic Studies
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Graduate ProgramsX

  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
    • Talmudic Studies
      • A program focused on intense study of the Talmud that fosters values, critical thinking, and scholarship skills; prepares students for entry into a broad spectrum of graduate and professional schools; and prepares students for entry into a variety of careers including the Rabbinate. Includes instruction in Jewish law, Jewish jurisprudence, ethics, philosophy, and related disciplines. See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$175
Graduate
$175
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
0%
Male Students
100%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian98.38%
  2. Two Or More Ethnicities1.44%
  3. Hispanic/Latino0.18%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

7,800

Undergraduate students

3,613

Graduate students

4,187

Attendance breakdown

Full time
95%
Part time
5%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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