• Address: 7605 Old York Rd, Melrose Park, Pennsylvania 19027-3010

  • Phone Number: (215) 635-7300

  • Website: https://www.gratz.edu/

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About Gratz College

Gratz College is a private not-for-profit college located in Philadelphia and has a Jewish religious affiliation. It was founded in 1895 in North America as the first independent college for Jewish studies. Its mission is to provide the students with engaging and pluralistic education both for the personal enrichment and professional growth of a student. The college was founded as 'Hebrew Sunday School Society' by Rebecca Gratz to provide education to the Jewish community during 1838.

It is internationally acclaimed as an institution, providing high-quality education to its students and making them effective educators, leaders, and scholars.

  • The student-faculty ratio of the college is 17:1.

  • Gratz College address is 7605 Old York Rd, Melrose Park, Pennsylvania 19027-3010.

Gratz College Accreditation

The college is accredited by the Middle State Commission on Higher Education.


Gratz College Online

The college offers students with the online platform called 'Gratz College Moodle' which is accessible 24/7. The students can access the information regarding the course and the program-related materials can be downloaded. Students can apply for various financial aids, get the newsletter, upload assignments and indulge in the student-faculty interaction. 

It is an exclusive portal provided for the online students as they can post queries and access the coursework. Students can access the course-related content through the moodle by logging into their respective accounts. 


Gratz College Tuition

The tuition fee varies for each program. The college offers various online degrees as mentioned below.

Degree Total Tuition
Bachelors $93,960
Masters $22,516
Doctorate $43,872
Undergraduate Certificate $14,094
Graduate Certificate $16,452

Gratz College Programs and Majors

There are 21 online programs offered across 5 disciplines that are Business Management, History, Education, Theology and Human Services.

Following are some of the programs the college offers.

Undergraduate Certificate Masters Degree Doctorate Degree
 Undergraduate Certificate in Jewish studies Master Degree in Nonprofit Management Doctorate Degree in Educational Leadership
Undergraduate Certificate in Jewish Education Masters Degree in Integrated Curriculum Doctorate Degree in Philosophy

Gratz College Financial Aid

The college provides various financial aids for the students through Federal Aid, Grants, and Military aid. FAFSA/Federal school code of this college is 004058.

  • Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized loans, Plus Loan, and Perkins loans are the federal loans available for the students of the college.

  • Pell Grant is available as well. 

  • Post 9/11 GI Bill Montgomery GI Bill active duty, Survivors and Dependents’ Educational Assistance program and Vocational Rehabilitation and employment are the various military financial aids available for the students.

  • It provided $11,804  to the students through Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits.

Gratz College Scholarships

The college offers students with the following scholarships.

Benjamin and Dorothy Abrams Ann Druitt Rebecca and David Karavin
Lena and Anna Abramson Abraham Getman Memorial Scholarship for Holocaust Studies Seymour M. Shore
Moishele Bursztyn Judaic Lodge Scholarship Fund Albert and Ida Shugarman

Gratz College Library

'Tuttleman' is the name of the college library which is an academic research library helping the students with the different courses the students are pursuing. It houses approximately 1 lakh books, periodicals, and films in different formats. It consists of music library center, periodical center, and cook reference collection. 


Gratz College Reviews

  • The college is well organized and sophisticated.

  • Faculty and staff are helpful and offer valuable assistance.  

  • The online courses are easy to access and offer an updated curriculum.

Gratz College Campus

It gives the highest priority to campus security and has no complaints from the students regarding the safety. This college is providing food courts, community service, library, and athletics to make the academics effective and engaging to the students.

Gratz College Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit
Also see:
For-Profit vs Not-For-Profit

Headquartered at

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

FAFSA/Federal School Code

004058
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What is FAFSA school code?
How to fill FAFSA application?

Institutional Accreditation

MSCHE
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What is Accreditation in Colleges and Universities?

Religious Affiliation

Jewish
Also see:
What are Religious Affiliated Colleges and Universities?

Historically Black College or University

No

Facilities

Financial Aid, Military Friendly, Veterans Friendly , Student Portal , eLibrary

Data Source: https://www.gratz.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Gratz College Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 17: 1
Total Population 306
Student Population Full Time: 78 Part Time: 228
Gender Division Male: 17 % Female: 83 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Gratz College Majors and Online Programs

Gratz College Admissions and Application Requirement

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $50
Graduate Application Fee $50

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.


Gratz College Financial Aid and Scholarships

Federal Aid

Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan Varies U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Direct Unsubsidized loan Varies U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Enrolled at least half-time. June 30th, 2018
Direct PLUS Loan Varies U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Enrolled at least half-time. June 30th, 2018
Federal Perkins Loan Varies U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Enrolled at least half-time. June 30th, 2018
Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant Varies Undergraduate. Accepted as a Regular student. June 30th, 2018

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military Aid

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $13,293 Honorably Discharged from the military, Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
Montgomery GI Bill -Active Duty Varies Honorably Discharged from the military, Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program Varies Honorably Discharged from the military, Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Varies Honorably Discharged from the military, Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies

Data Source: https://www.gratz.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 6 $11,804
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 6 $11,804

Data Source: https://www.gratz.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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