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Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion


Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion / School of Graduate Studies is located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Hebrew Letters (DHL)
Doctor of Ministry (D Min)
Master of Arts in Jewish Studies (MAJS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required



Application Fee - Domestic

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum 2 years of college-level Hebrew

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)


Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 5.17%
White or Caucasian 86%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.72%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%


Male (50%)
Female (50%)


Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 28
Male (32)
Female (17)


Focus of faculty research: Philosophy and theology, Bible, Hebrew, pastoral care, history and Rabbinics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1 West Fourth Street
New York, NY  10012-1186
United States
Contact Dr. Carol Ochs
Phone: 212-674-5300