Jewish Theological Seminary of America

New York, New York

#131 National Colleges

59.48% Admission Rate
Somewhat Selective

143 Undergraduates Enrolled

  • Private nonprofit
  • Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions
  • Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
  • Four-year, very small, highly residential
  • Religious Affiliation: Jewish

By ajay_suresh - Jewish Theological Seminary of America, CC BY 2.0,

The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) is a Conservative Jewish education organization in New York City, New York. It is one of the academic and spiritual centers of Conservative Judaism and a major center for academic scholarship in Jewish studies. The Jewish Theological Seminary Library is one of the most significant collections of Judaica in the world.

In addition to a number of research and training institutes, JTS operates five schools:

Albert A. List College of Jewish Studies (affiliated with Columbia University; offers joint/double bachelor's degree programs with both Columbia and Barnard College)

Gershon Kekst Graduate School

William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education

H. L. Miller Cantorial School and College of Jewish Music

The Rabbinical School

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New York, New York

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City: Large (population of 250,000 or more)

Mid East (DE, DC, MD, NJ, NY, PA)


Predominant Degree Awarded
Predominantly bachelor's-degree granting

Highest Degree Awarded
Graduate degree

Most Popular Fields

Field % Students
Philosophy And Religious Studies 100.0%



Percentage Students Receiving Aid

Average Net Cost After Aid


SAT Scores

1420 Composite Average
Percentile 75% 50% 25%
Math 750 712 673
Verbal 718 694 670

ACT Scores

32 Cumulative Average
Percentile 75% 50% 25%
Math 31 29 27
English 35 33 30