Application Fee
$65
Graduate Application Fee
$65
Acceptance Rate
59%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
54%
Freshmen Enrollment
38
SAT Scores
1,406
ACT Scores
32

2020 Acceptance Rate

A total of 116 students have applied and 69 students have allowed to admit to Jewish Theological Seminary of America (Acceptance rate: 59.48%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 55.07 % where 38 students have finally enrolled out of 69 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is lower (tighter to admit) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Beth Hatalmud Rabbinical College and Beth Hamedrash Shaarei Yosher Institute, its acceptance rate is lower (difficult to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 91.60%).
The yield of the school is higher (more admitted-students enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is lower (admitted, but not enrolled) (average yield is 83.20%).

Admission Statistics Charts

2020 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 1,406 and the average ACT score is 32 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
Jewish Theological Seminary of America1,40632
All U.S. Colleges112368
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges113269
4-Years Colleges112468
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York120677

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 16 students submitted SAT scores (42% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,406 and it is average than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing670718
Mathematics673750
Total1,3431,468
At Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 23 students submitted ACT scores (61% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 32 and it is lower than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Reading3033
English3035
Mathematics2731
Total8799

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to Jewish Theological Seminary of America. The school requires 5 items to submit - Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
Admission Requirements for Applying to Jewish Theological Seminary of America
Secondary school GPAConsidered but not required
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesConsidered but not required
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended