New York, NY
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
53%
47%
student ratio
118
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
67%
acceptance rate
34 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Ancient Judaism Doctor of Hebrew Letters (DHL) [Jewish Studies ]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Jewish Studies ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Jewish Studies ]
    • Jewish History Doctor of Hebrew Letters (DHL) [Jewish Studies ]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Jewish Studies ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Jewish Studies ]
    • Jewish Literature Doctor of Hebrew Letters (DHL) [Jewish Studies ]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Jewish Studies ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Jewish Studies ]
    • Medieval Jewish Studies Doctor of Hebrew Letters (DHL) [Jewish Studies ]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Jewish Studies ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Jewish Studies ]
    • Midrash Doctor of Hebrew Letters (DHL)
    • Modern Jewish Studies Doctor of Hebrew Letters (DHL) [Jewish Studies ]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Jewish Studies ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Jewish Studies ]
    • Liturgy Doctor of Hebrew Letters (DHL)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Bible And Ancient Semitic Languages Doctor of Hebrew Letters (DHL) [Religion ]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Religion ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Religion ]
    • Jewish Philosophy Doctor of Hebrew Letters (DHL) [Jewish Studies ]
    • Talmud And Rabbinics Doctor of Hebrew Letters (DHL) [Theology]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Theology]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Theology]
    • Midrash And Scriptural Interpretation Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Jewish Thought Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Jewish Studies ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Jewish Studies ]
    • Interdepartmental Studies Master of Arts (MA)
    • Jewish Gender And Women's Studies Master of Arts (MA) [Women's Studies ]
    • Jewish Art And Visual Culture Master of Arts (MA) [Jewish Studies ]
    • Master of Arts/Master of Social Work (MA/MSW)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 23
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • 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 1 Foreign Language, Comp Exam Required for some and Thesis Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees 3 Foreign Languages, Comp Exam Required for some and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

67% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 77
    • Accepted 52
    • Acceptance Rate 67
    • Enrolled 23
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE or MAT, 3 letters of recommendation, writing sample
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE or MAT, 3 letters of recommendation, writing research sample
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students118
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students118
    • Part-time Percentage23%
    • Full-time Percentage77%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian81%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races6%
    • Unknown or International Student13%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty133
    • Full-time Percentage45%
    • Part-time Percentage55%
    • Female Percentage44%
    • Male Percentage56%

Location & Contact

The Graduate School

The Jewish Theological Seminary

3080 Broadway
New York, NY 10027-4649
United States

Dr. Stephen Garfinkel

Dean

Phone: 212-678-8024
Fax: 212-678-8947
Email: gradschool@jtsa.edu

Ms. Abby Eisenberg

Director of Graduate School Admissions

Phone: 212-678-8032
Fax: 212-280-6022
Email: abeisenberg@jtsa.edu


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