Lander College for Men is built on the growth of our students and responding to their individual needs so they can thrive. Built on the achievements of our students, we imbue the learning process with warmth and camaraderie. Our students come from across the United States, including the New York metropolitan area, Ohio, Illinois, Florida, New Jersey, Connecticut, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Maryland, California and Washington; and from around the world, including Canada, England, Belgium, Switzerland, South Africa and Israel.
More than twenty high schools across the continent are represented, among them Rambam Mesivta, Davis Renov Stahler High School of HALB, HAFTR, Mesivta Chaim Sholomo, Yeshiva of Far Rockaway, Ateres Yakov, MTA of Manhattan,
Yeshiva of Flatbush, Yesodei Yeshurun of Queens, Torah Temima of Brooklyn, Shaarei Torah of Monsey, TABC of Bergen Country, Mesivta of Pittsburgh, Wisconsin Institute of Torah Study, Toras Chaim of Miami Beach, Block Yeshiva of St. Louis, Yeshiva of Greater Washington, Rabin High School of Ottawa and Yeshiva of Hamilton, Ontario.
The academic background of Lander College for Men students is strong. The combined SAT score of the typical entering student is in the 1200 range, placing the college in the upper tier of American colleges and universities in this respect.
In addition to their purely academic achievements, however, students also show a strong background in Gemara study. The great majority have one or more years of post-high school study in Israel, at such institutions as Toras Moshe, Derech Ha-Talmud, Kerem B’Yavneh, Sha’alvim, Har Etzion, Beis Yisrael, Shaarei Mevaseret Zion, Ohr Yerushalayim, Mercaz Hatorah, Reishit Yerushalayim, Derech Etz Chaim, Hakotel, Ohr Somayach, Tiferet Yerushalayim, Mir, Kol Torah and Torat Shraga among many others.