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Yeshiva Ohr Elchonon Chabad West Coast Talmudical Seminary

Yeshiva Ohr Elchonon Chabad West Coast Talmudical Seminary is college with 131 students located in Los Angeles, CA.

Seminary / Bible College


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Yeshiva Ohr Elchonon Chabad/West Coast Talmudical Seminary is an affiliate of the worldwide Chabad-Lubavitch Chassidic Movement. Rabbi Simcha Wasserman originally founded this pioneering institution of higher Jewish studies on the West Coast in 1953, as Yeshiva Ohr Elchonon.

Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 131
Geography 48% In State / 52% Out of State / 8% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 50% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
White 91%
International 9%


Campus housing is available for undergraduates and is mandatory for freshman. Housing deposit : $300.00. Housing deposit is refundable in full if student does not enroll.. No cars. No pets.

100% of students live on-campus.

100% of freshman live on-campus.

  • Housing Mandatory
  • Housing Offered
  • Men's Dorms


Student Publications: YOEC Student Times

  • Government or Political Activity
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: remedial instruction tutoring pre-admission summer program
  • Computer Services: computer center, dorms
  • Counseling Services: career counseling personal counseling economically disadvantaged students services financial aid counseling minority students services
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: partial services for students with learning disabilities wheelchair accessibility services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders services and/or facilities for visually impaired
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services



Popular Majors

Talmudic Studies (100%)

Majors Offered


A program that prepares individuals for advanced Talmudic scholarship and research and for entry into a program leading to ordination as Rabbis; students are also qualified to enter conventional graduate and professional schools. Includes instruction in Jewish Law and Jurisprudence, Philosophy, and Ethics, in addition to a major emphasis on Talmud.

Job Opportunities:

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Administration & Faculty

CEO Rabbi Ezra Schochet
Accredited by Association of Advanced Rabbinical and Talmudic Schools, Accreditation Commission
Student : Faculty Ratio 19 : 1




Acceptance Rate: 100.0% accepted of 48 applications



Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $9,577 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $4,943
$30K-$48K $7,368
$48K-$75K $6,467
$75K-$110K $9,213

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $12,600, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $12,600 Same as On-Campus
Fees $700 Same as On-Campus
Housing $7,750 N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $21,050 $13,300

Students Receiving Aid

83% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Scholarships/Grants 50% $5,483
Institutional Grants 79% $6,464
Other Federal Grants 31% $283
Pell Grants 50% $5,306
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 44% $9,223

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

16% of students graduated on time.

16% of students graduated in six years.

44% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.



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