Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary: Narrative Description

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PO Box 36
Jordanville, NY 13361
Tel: (315)858-0945
Fax: (315)858-0945
Web Site: http://www.hts.edu/


Independent Russian Orthodox, 5-year, men only. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1948. Setting: 900-acre rural campus. Total enrollment: 31. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 2:1. 13 applied, 69% were admitted. Full-time: 29 students. Part-time: 2 students. Students come from 9 states and territories, 11 other countries, 95% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 0% Hispanic, 0% black, 0% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 50% international, 8% 25 or older, 100% live on campus, 0% transferred in. Retention: 100% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. ESL program, accelerated degree program, distance learning.

Entrance Requirements:

Required: essay, high school transcript, recommendations, special examination, proficiency in Russian, Eastern Orthodox baptism. Recommended: minimum 3.0 high school GPA. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 5/1.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. Comprehensive fee: $4025 includes full-time tuition ($2000), mandatory fees ($25), and college room and board ($2000). Part-time tuition: $60 per term.

Collegiate Environment:

Choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 1 open to all. Most popular organization: Student Union. Major annual event: Holy Trinity Seminary Colloquium. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. 50 college housing spaces available; 32 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through senior year. Option: men-only housing available. Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary Library plus 1 other with 25,000 books, 200 serials, and 250 audiovisual materials. 8 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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