Laura and Alvin Siegal College of Judaic Studies: Narrative Description

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26500 Shaker Blvd.
Beachwood, OH 44122-7116
Tel: (216)464-4050; 888-336-2257; Admissions: (216)464-4050; Fax: (216)464-5827; Web Site:

Description: Independent, comprehensive, specialized, coed. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Founded 1963. Setting: 2-acre suburban campus with easy access to Cleveland. Total enrollment: 160. Faculty: 40 (11 full-time, 29 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 8:1. 5 applied, 80% were admitted. Full-time: 3 students, 67% women, 33% men. Part-time: 14 students, 93% women, 7% men. 0% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 0% Hispanic, 0% black, 0% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 100% 25 or older, 0% transferred in. Retention: 100% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Calendar: semesters. Independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at John Carroll University, Ursuline College, Case Western Reserve University.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, 2 recommendations, interview. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $50. Tuition: $9750 full-time, $325 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $25 full-time, $25 per year part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Social organizations: 1 open to all. Most popular organization: 'YES'-Young Educators and Scholars. Major annual events: Meet the Professors (fall opening event), Dinner for Degree Students. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, 24-hour ID check at all doors. College housing not available. Aaron Garber Library with 28,000 books, 100 serials, and an OPAC. 8 computers available on campus for general student use.

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