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Jewish Theological Seminary of America Overview

Jewish Theological Seminary of America is a private not-for-profit institution located in New York, New York. The location of Jewish Theological Seminary of America is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is Jewish Theological Seminary of America Known For?

37 Undergraduate Awards
$63,255 Avg Cost After Aid
53% Acceptance Rate
  • Jewish Theological Seminary of America has an impressive student to faculty ratio of 4 to 1.
  • The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Jewish Theological Seminary of America.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 51% of the faculty were full-time.
  • The average Jewish Theological Seminary of America student graduates in 4.2 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

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Jewish Theological Seminary of America Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Jewish Theological Seminary of America.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Philosophy & Religious Studies Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Religious Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Value Religious Studies Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Value Philosophy & Religious Studies Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Most Popular Religious Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Most Popular Religious Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#63 Most Popular Philosophy & Religious Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Jewish Theological Seminary of America has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Highest Paid Religious Studies Graduates College Factual
#2 Highest Paid Philosophy & Religious Studies Graduates College Factual

Where Is Jewish Theological Seminary of America?

Location of Jewish Theological Seminary of America

Contact details for Jewish Theological Seminary of America are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3080 Broadway, New York, NY 10027-4649
Phone: 212-678-8000
Website: www.jtsa.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JewishTheologicalSeminary
Twitter: https://twitter.com/JTSVoice

How Do I Get Into Jewish Theological Seminary of America?

You can apply to Jewish Theological Seminary of America online at: www.jtsa.edu/apply-to-the-joint-program

Admission Requirements for Jewish Theological Seminary of America

Submission Required?
High School GPA considered but not required
High School Rank considered but not required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Jewish Theological Seminary of America?

53% Acceptance Rate
56% Of Accepted Are Women
56% Submit SAT Scores
Jewish Theological Seminary of America has an acceptance rate of 53%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 44% of accepted students are men and 56% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 51%, and the acceptance rate for women is 54%.

Average Test Scores

About 56% of students accepted to Jewish Theological Seminary of America submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 660 and 720. Math scores were between 660 and 720.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Jewish Theological Seminary of America  ( 660 to 720 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Jewish Theological Seminary of America  ( 660 to 720 )
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800
Jewish Theological Seminary of America received ACT scores from 49% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 30 and 35. Math scores were between 27 and 32. Composite scores were between 29 and 32.

ACT English Scores for Jewish Theological Seminary of America  ( 30 to 35 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Jewish Theological Seminary of America  ( 27 to 32 )
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36
ACT Composite Scores for Jewish Theological Seminary of America  ( 29 to 32 )
1
36

Can I Afford Jewish Theological Seminary of America?

$63,255 Net Price
24% Take Out Loans
The overall average net price of Jewish Theological Seminary of America is $63,255. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Jewish Theological Seminary of America, approximately 24% of students took out student loans averaging $7,500 a year. That adds up to $30,000 over four years for those students.

Jewish Theological Seminary of America Undergraduate Student Diversity

144 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are also 191 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 144 full-time undergraduates at Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 42% are male and 58% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Jewish Theological Seminary of America

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Jewish Theological Seminary of America students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Jewish Theological Seminary of America Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 11
White 108
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 22

Geographic Diversity

New York students aren't the only ones who study at Jewish Theological Seminary of America. At this time, 13 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 10 countries are represented at Jewish Theological Seminary of America. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, China, and Israel.

Online Learning at Jewish Theological Seminary of America

27 Took All Classes Online
48 Took At Least One Class Online
5.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 48 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Jewish Theological Seminary of America has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 94th most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Jewish Theological Seminary of America

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Jewish Theological Seminary of America was 5.6%. This is the #1,625 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Jewish Theological Seminary of America regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Jewish Theological Seminary of America ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Jewish Theological Seminary of America.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Religious Education #14
Theology & Religious Vocations #126

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Jewish Theological Seminary of America Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Religious Studies 37 14 3 54
Religious Education 0 19 1 20
Theological & Ministerial Studies 0 13 0 13
Sacred Music 0 2 0 2
TOTAL 37 48 4 89

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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