Jewish Theological Seminary of America

New York, NY

Jewish Theological Seminary of America

New York, NY

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
61%
24-29
39%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

5

students

1

faculty

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Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 74
Declined 50
Total Received 124
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Private

190

undergraduate students

376

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

The Jewish Theological Seminary, founded in 1886, is a private, coeducational Conservative Judaistic college. Its campus is located in New York City.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 566
Established in 1886
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Jewish

Urban campus in New York City (population: 8,622,698). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: LaGuardia

Jewish Theological Seminary of America
3080 Broadway
New York, NY
10027

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
75%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
61%
24-29
39%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $65
Application deadline February 15
Has early decision program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.7

Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 74
Declined 50
Total Received 124

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

application essay
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
religious affiliation/commitment
talent/ability

Not Considered

geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 3
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Softball

Intramural Sports Women

Softball

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Majors

Assc. Bach.
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Bible/Biblical Studies
Comparative Literature
Hebrew Language and Literature
History, General
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Music, General
Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious Education
Talmudic Studies
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

566

total students

19%

in-state

81%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

34%

190
students

Female
57%
108

Male
43%
82

66%

376
students

Female
51%
191

Male
49%
185

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

182
students

Female
56%
101

Male
44%
81

5%

8
students

Female
88%
7

Male
12%
1

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 100%
Student 4 year graduation rate 91%

Not Reported

Transfer students enrolled

-

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment no
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: May 1

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Tutors
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