Ohr Somayach/Joseph Tanenbaum Educational Center: Narrative Description

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PO Box 334, 244 Route 306
Monsey, NY 10952-0334
Tel: (914)425-1370
Web Site: http://www.ohrsomayach.edu/


Independent Jewish, 5-year, men only. Awards bachelor's and first professional degrees. Founded 1979. Setting: 7-acre small town campus with easy access to New York City. Research spending 2003-04: $23,000. Total enrollment: 110. Faculty: 18 (8 full-time, 10 part-time). 100 applied, 65% were admitted. Full-time: 98 students. Students come from 10 states and territories, 8 other countries, 39% from out-of-state, 41% international, 75% 25 or older, 5% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, honors program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Option: early admission. Required: recommendations, interview. Recommended: high school transcript. Required for some: essay. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Tuition: $10,500 full-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, controlled dormitory access. College housing designed to accommodate 70 students; 100 undergraduates lived in college housing during 2003-04. No special consideration for freshman housing applicants. On-campus residence required through senior year. Option: men-only housing available. Finer Library with 2,300 books.