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Rabbinical College of America

Rabbinical College of America is college with 239 students located in Morristown, NJ.

Seminary / Bible College


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Rabbinical College of America says

Students from 24 states and 18 foreign countries are educated in all aspects of advanced Jewish scholarship and trained for careers as rabbis, teachers and community leaders at the College's 82-acre campus in Morris Township, New Jersey. The campus serves as the New Jersey headquarters of the world-wide Lubavitch Movement. The Rabbinical College of America is an internationally known institution of higher education, attracting students from throughout the United States and as far away as South Africa and Australia. In recent years, many students have been attending the Rabbinical College from countries previously considered "behind the Iron Curtain." The College has broadened its activities to include extensive communal outreach services with 40 regional Chabad-Lubavitch Centers throughout New Jersey.

The College's graduates serve as community and spiritual leaders at Chabad centers throughout the world, of which there are now 4,000.

Licensed by the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education and accredited by the Association of Advanced Rabbinical and Talmudic Schools, the College grants a Bachelor of Religious Studies degree.

Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 239
Geography 16% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 36% 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 83%
International 16%
Hispanic/Latino 1%


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Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: pre-admission summer program remedial instruction
  • Counseling Services: personal counseling
  • Facilities
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): internships
  • 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 Moshe Herson
Accredited by Association of Advanced Rabbinical and Talmudic Schools, Accreditation Commission
Full-time Faculty 15
Student : Faculty Ratio 15 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 100 :
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100




Acceptance Rate: 100.0% accepted of 25 applications

Admission Considerations

Very Important: Recommendations

Important: Interview, Religious Affiliation Commitment

Also Considered: Rigor Of Secondary School Record




Regular Decision



Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $13,553 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $12,930
$30K-$48K $7,000
$48K-$75K $13,450
$75K-$110K $15,500

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $10,700, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $10,700 Same as On-Campus
Housing $7,300 N/A
Books $200 $200
Total (before financial aid) $18,200 $10,900

Students Receiving Aid

40% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Scholarships/Grants 36% $6,589
Institutional Grants 20% $5,034
Other Federal Grants 20% $2,890
Pell Grants 36% $4,983

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

16% of students graduated in six years.

56% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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