118
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

The Jewish Theological Seminary / The Graduate School is located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts/Master of Social Work (MA/MSW)
Master of Arts (MA) Interdepartmental studies
Master of Arts (MA) Jewish art and visual culture
Master of Arts (MA) Jewish gender and women's studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Bible and ancient Semitic languages
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Midrash and scriptural interpretation
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Jewish thought
Doctor of Hebrew Letters (DHL) Ancient Judaism
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Talmud and rabbinics
Doctor of Hebrew Letters (DHL) Liturgy
Master of Arts (MA) Jewish literature
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Liturgy
Master of Arts (MA) Bible and ancient Semitic languages
Master of Arts (MA) Medieval Jewish studies
Master of Arts (MA) Talmud and rabbinics
Doctor of Hebrew Letters (DHL) Midrash
Doctor of Hebrew Letters (DHL) Modern Jewish studies
Master of Arts (MA) Jewish thought
Master of Arts (MA) Modern Jewish studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Jewish literature
Master of Arts (MA) Jewish history
Master of Arts (MA) Liturgy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ancient Judaism
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Jewish history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Medieval Jewish studies
Doctor of Hebrew Letters (DHL) Jewish history
Doctor of Hebrew Letters (DHL) Jewish literature
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Modern Jewish studies
Doctor of Hebrew Letters (DHL) Medieval Jewish studies
Master of Arts (MA) Midrash and scriptural interpretation
Doctor of Hebrew Letters (DHL) Bible and ancient Semitic languages
Doctor of Hebrew Letters (DHL) Jewish philosophy
Doctor of Hebrew Letters (DHL) Talmud and rabbinics
Master of Arts (MA) Ancient Judaism

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 23
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or MAT
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or MAT
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

77
Applied
52
Accepted
23
Enrolled
68%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, writing sample
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE or MAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, writing research sample
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1

Student Body

118
Total Graduate Students
22%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
77%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 81%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5.93%

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

133
Total faculty
Full-time (60)
Part-time (73)
Male (75)
Female (58)

Location & Contact

Address 3080 Broadway
New York, NY  10027-4649
United States
Contact Dr. Stephen Garfinkel
Dean
Email: gradschool@jtsa.edu
Phone: 212-678-8024
Fax: 212-678-8947