Jewish Theological Seminary of America is a Jewish institution located in New York that offers education opportunities for religion-focused students, providing training and education for interested individuals seeking to become rabbis. This school had an enrollment of 500 students in 2010-2011. Jewish Theological Seminary of America has several programs to select from. Some of the more popular programs offered for individuals are:
- Rabbinical Studies
- Religious Education
- Religious, Sacred Music
To be considered for admissions, you may be required to complete an application, write a personal statement, and submit school records and test scores, which are then reviewed by the admissions staff. A SAT or ACT exam is required prior to applying, with scores between 1880 - 2190 for the SAT exam and between 29 - 33 for the ACT exam is common among students admitted to Jewish Theological Seminary of America.
Jewish Theological Seminary of America also provides career counseling for students that may require additional help.
This school's tuition is approximately $18,000 each year for undergraduate students and approximately $27,000 for graduate level programs, though it may change based on any number of circumstances. Students should visit the school's price of attendance calculator to get an individualized estimate of costs. Living quarters are available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is around $11,000. This school may offer financial assistance for students who qualify by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education has accredited the education provided by Jewish Theological Seminary of America for over fifty-nine consecutive years. For information and consumer disclosures, please visit school's website.
The program list below was created by historical graduation information reported by the school. This list may not represent the current curriculum offered. Visit the school's website to get more information about programs offered.
Get more information about the programs offered by Jewish Theological Seminary of America by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Jewish and Judaic Studies (B, D, M)
Religious Education (B, D, M)
Rabbinical Studies (B, D, M)
Religious and Sacred Music (D, M)
*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average annual "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around -. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $65 application fee for students applying to the school. Financial aid information may be obtained by contacting the financial aid office at (212) 678-8007. The financial figures shown on this page provide information regarding costs and fees at this school, these numbers may change in a given year due to a variety of factors.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Tuition & Fees Information
Undergraduate Courses - Tuition Details
- The estimated tuition range is around $19,000-$23,000 per year
- Required fees: $1,400
Graduate Courses - Tuition Details
- The estimated tuition range for graduate students is around $28,000-$34,000 per year
- Per unit charges are around $1,500 for part time students
- Required fees for graduate students are around $1,400
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||73%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||73%||$20,212|
|Receiving Student Loans||34%||$7,012|
Other Theological Schools & Seminaries Nearby
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- Mesivtha Tifereth Jerusalem of America in New York, NY (7 miles away)
- Rabbinical Seminary of America in Flushing, NY (10 miles away)
- Mesivta Torah Vodaath Rabbinical Seminary in Brooklyn, NY (12 miles away)
- Rabbinical College Bobover Yeshiva Bnei Zion in Brooklyn, NY (13 miles away)
- Yeshiva Gedolah Imrei Yosef D'spinka in Brooklyn, NY (13 miles away)
- Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, NJ (49 miles away)
- Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Wyncote, PA (80 miles away)
- Unification Theological Seminary in Barrytown, NY (82 miles away)