Gratz College 1

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7605 Old York Road

Melrose Park, PA 19027

Phone: (215) 635-7300

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Gratz College is a private institution. It has a suburban setting. It utilizes a trimester-based academic calendar.

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

The mission of the College Division and Graduate School of Gratz College (the "College") is to provide a superior education to students seeking academic and professional credentials in Jewish studies and degrees for teaching in public, private and parochial schools. Founded in 1895 as the first non-denominational institution of advanced Jewish studies in the United States, the College develops leaders and educators for the American Jewish community and American society as a whole. The College is also dedicated to transmitting Jewish history and culture to members of the Jewish community at large.

The College achieves this mission by offering graduate and undergraduate degree programs that thoroughly prepare students to lead professionally in the fields of Jewish education, Jewish communal service, Jewish music and Jewish studies; by offering graduate degrees and individual courses in education to enhance the instructional techniques and proficiencies of elementary and secondary school teachers, thus improving the quality of their pedagogy; by providing broad access to Jewish learning to members of the regional, national and international Jewish community through distance learning, through opportunities to audit courses on campus, and through encouraging full utilization of the rich resources of Gratz's Tuttleman Library: The Jewish Public Library; by serving the public through the faculty of the College Division and Graduate School who provide professional expertise and engaged teaching in houses of worship, community centers, schools and other institutions and organizations in collaboration with Gratz's Continuing Education Division; and by enriching scholarship in Jewish studies and education through research, faculty publications and academic presentations.

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School type private, coed college
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Religious affiliation Jewish
Academic calendar trimester
Setting suburban
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Gratz College offers campus safety and security services like lighted pathways/sidewalks. Of the students at Gratz College, 50 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Gratz College.

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