Jewish Theological Seminary of America Admissions

The application fee is $65 for applying undergraduate school and $65 for graduate school at Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$65
Graduate Application Fees$65
Admission Informationwww.jtsa.edu/admissions
Online Applicationwww.jtsa.edu/apply-to-the-joint-program
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedAdvanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Master, Doctorate (Research)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 58.62% and yield is 54.41%. 49 men and 67 women applied to Jewish Theological Seminary of America and 30 men and 39 women students were accepted. Among them, 17 men and 21 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2019). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants1164967
Admitted683039
Enrolled371721
Acceptance Ratio 58.62%61.22%58.21%
Yield 54.41%56.67%53.85%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, 16 students (42% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 23 students (61%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 718 and 25th percentile is 670. The SAT Math score is 750 (75th) and 673 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 99 (75th percentile) and 99 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing670718
SAT Math673750
ACT Composite3033
ACT Math2731
ACT English3035
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Jewish Theological Seminary of America are very competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,028, ACT: 56 - Private (not-for-profit) Theological seminaries, Bible college, and other faith-related institution).

Application Requirements

Jewish Theological Seminary of America requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program and Recommendations to its applicants. Next table summarizes Jewish Theological Seminary of America application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see Jewish Theological Seminary of America online application page .
Admission Requirements
High School GPAConsidered but not Required
High School RankConsidered but not Required
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesConsidered but not Required
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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