Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion

Overview

At a Glance

School type

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

Faculty

45 Faculty Members | 8:01 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Jewish

Mission Statement

The educational and intellectual center of Reform Judaism: Training and sustaining rabbis, cantors, communal and educational professionals throughout their careers for service to Reform Judaism and klal Yisrael; Providing higher learning for scholars of religion of all faiths; Supporting the educational and spiritual growth of lay leadership for the Reform movement.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

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Out of state

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Graduate

In state

$26,535

Out of state

$26,535

Financial aid resources

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Academics

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Rabbinical Studies
  • Religious Education
  • Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
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Graduate ProgramsX

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
    • Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
      • A program that prepares individuals to manage the business affairs of non-profit corporations, including foundations, educational institutions, associations, and other such organizations, and public agencies and governmental operations. Includes instruction in business management, principles of public administration, principles of accounting and financial management, human resources management, taxation of non-profit organizations, and business law as applied to non-profit organizations. See other colleges that offer this major
  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
    • Jewish/Judaic Studies
      • A program that focuses on the history, culture, and religion of the Jewish people. Includes instruction in Jewish religious heritage, sacred texts, and law; Jewish philosophy and intellectual history; Jewish life and culture, both in Israel and the Jewish Diaspora; historical Jewish minority cultures such as the Yiddish, Sephardic, and other; anti-Semitism, gentile relations and Shoa; Zionism; and modern developments within Judaism. See other colleges that offer this major
  • THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
    • Religious Education
      • A program that focuses on the theory and practice of providing educational services to members of faith communities, within the context of a particular religion, and that prepares individuals to serve as religious educators. Includes instruction in planning and teaching lessons, organizing and supervising instructional activities, designing and developing instructional materials, and administering religious education programs and facilities. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Religious/Sacred Music
      • A program that focuses on the history, theory, composition, and performance of music for religious or sacred purposes, and that prepares individuals for religious musical vocations such as choir directors, cantors, organists, and chanters. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Rabbinical Studies
      • A program that prepares individuals for ordination as Rabbis. Includes instruction in Talmud, Halacha, Liturgy and Rituals, Rabbinical Thought, Jewish Ethics, Jewish Education, Pastoral Counseling and Homiletics. Examples: [Rabbinical Studies (M.H.L./Rav)] 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
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Graduate
$100
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
61%
Male Students
39%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian88.96%
  2. Two Or More Ethnicities4.17%
  3. Hispanic/Latino2.99%
  4. Not Specified2.09%
  5. Black1.49%
  6. Asian0.3%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

403

Graduate students

403

Attendance breakdown

Full time
82%
Part time
18%

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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