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The Jewish Theological Seminary
New York, NY
The Jewish Theological Seminary, founded in 1886, is a private, specialized institute affiliated with the Jewish faith. Programs are offered through the College of Jewish Music, H.L. Miller Cantorial School, Albert A. List College of Jewish Studies, the Rabbinical School, William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education, and the Graduate School. Its campus is located in New York City.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 190
   Women 108 (56.8%)
   Men 82 (43.2%)
Graduate Students Not reported
Entrance Difficulty Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate 60% of 124 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline February 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.70
SAT Math 656 average
610-700 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 668 average
620-720 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 29 average
27-32 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance Not available
  Tuition and Fees $21,740
  Room and Board Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met 88%
Average Freshman Award $17,706
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates Not reported
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 36% of classes
10-19 students: 45% of classes
20-29 students: 9% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
New York Population 8,244,910
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 95% of all students
Athletic Conferences  
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. Not reported
International Students Not reported
First-Year Students Returning 100.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 90.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 67%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported