Overview

Applicants
102
Acceptance Rate
62%
Average HS GPA
3.70

GPA Breakdown

50%
Over 3.75
40%
3.50 - 3.74
10%
3.25 - 3.49
5%
3.00 - 3.24

Test Scores

SAT Reading
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
640 - 700
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
620 - 660
SAT Writing
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
620 - 720
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
30 - 32

Deadlines

Early Decision
November 15

Early Decision II
January 15

Regular
February 15

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Selectivity Rating

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
6:1
Total Faculty
122
with Terminal Degree
110

70
Men
52
Women

Most frequent class size
2 - 9
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Majors

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies

  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Women's Studies

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences,Other

  • Education

  • Education, General

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
  • English Literature (British and Commonwealth)

  • Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics

  • American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • Arabic Language and Literature
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Comparative Literature
  • French Language and Literature
  • Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Hebrew Language and Literature
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Linguistics
  • Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Portuguese Language and Literature
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Spanish Language and Literature

  • History

  • History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • History, General

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

  • General Studies
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Mathematics, General
  • Statistics, General

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biopsychology
  • Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Natural Sciences

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religion/Religious Studies, Other

  • Physical Sciences

  • Astronomy
  • Chemistry, General
  • Physical Sciences, Other
  • Physics, General

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General
  • Psychology, Other

  • Social Sciences

  • Anthropology
  • Archeology
  • Economics, General

  • Theology and Religious Vocations

  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Talmudic Studies
  • Theology and Religious Vocations, Other

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other


Degrees

Bachelor's
Doctoral/Professional
Doctoral/Research
Master's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Internships
Opportunities at School

Internship

Prominent Alumni


Dr. Yehudah Reinharz
President of Brandeis University

Rabbi Harold Kushner
Author

Rabbi Alvin Kass
NYPD Chaplain

Francine Klagsbrun
Author

Career overview


Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Internships
Opportunities at School

Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Mar 1
Notification Date
Apr 1

Required Forms

Business Farm Supp
FAFSA
Forms CSSProfile
Forms Divorced Parent
School
State Aid

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$25,578

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$23,078

Average Need-Based Loan
$6,609

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$16,892

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
42%

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$17,706

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$14,200
Required Fees
$800
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$500

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$2,500
Transportation for Commuters

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal and Institutional

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Private Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
College/university loans from institutional funds

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
178
Out of State
84%

International
Foreign Countries Represented
10

Demographics

54% female
46% male
84% are out of state
94% are full time
6% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
77%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
85%

Campus Environment
Large Urban

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Apartment Single
Dorms Coed

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
Number of Honor Societies

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
1

Sports

Athletic Division
Other

Men's Sports ()
7 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Crew Rowing
Soccer
Tennis
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball
Women's Sports ()
7 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Crew Rowing
Soccer
Tennis
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
Womens Center
Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Columbia University
Navy ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Columbia University
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Columbia University

Sustainability


Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
3

Average Number of PC's per Lab
60

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
100%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
Yes

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Sergio Lineberger
Admissions Coordinator

Address
3080 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Phone
212-678-8832

Email
lcadmissions@jtsa.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
The Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary

Most Popular Places Off Campus
New York City at your doorstep

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
9/19/08-9/21/08, 4/14/08, 3/30/08

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
N/A

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Subway - 1 or 9 uptown to 116th Street Buses - M104 or M4 Taxis Closest airport: LaGuardia

Driving Instructions to Campus
By car: From Connecticut and points north: Take I-95 south to Route 9A south, which will become the Henry Hudson Parkway. Continue south on the Henry Hudson Parkway and take Exit 12 (125th Street). Merge onto an unmarked street (Marginal Street) for a short distance, then turn left onto Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard/West 125th Street. Turn right onto Broadway, then left onto 122nd Street. From Newark Airport and points south: Take the New Jersey Turnpike North to Exit 16E (Lincoln Tunnel). Take the Lincoln Tunnel (I-495E) into Manhattan. Take the left exit towards 40th Street and North/West Side Highway. Merge onto Dyer Avenue. Turn left onto West 42nd Street. Turn right onto 12th Ave/West Side Highway. Take the West 96th Street exit. Merge onto West 96th Street. Turn left onto Broadway. JTS will be on your right at the corner of Broadway and 122nd Street in approximately 1 miles. From Teaneck and points west: Take the George Washington Bridge (I-95N / US-9N) into Manhattan. Take the Route 9A/Henry Hudson Parkway/178th Street exit. Merge onto the Henry Hudson Parkway / NY-9AS. Take Exit 12 towards West 125th Street. Merge onto an unmarked street (Marginal Street) for a short distance, then turn left onto Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard/West 125th Street. Turn right onto Broadway, then left onto 122nd Street. From LaGuardia Airport and points east: Take the Grand Central Parkway (I-278) to the Triborough Bridge into Manhattan. Take the Manhattan/Randall's-Wards Island/Downing Stadium exit and merge onto the Triborough Bridge. Take the ramp towards Harlem River Drive/125th Street-Second Avenue. Keep left at the fork in the ramp. Merge onto East 125th Street / Dr. Martin L. King Jr. Boulevard and drive approximately 1 miles. Turn left onto Broadway, then left onto 122nd Street. JTS is on your left, at the corner of 122nd Street and Broadway.

Local Accommodations
Guest Rooms at The Jewish Theological Seminary, 3080 Broadway at 122nd Street, (212) 678-8095 Landmark Guest Rooms at Union Theological Seminary, 121st Street and Broadway, (212) 280-1313 Hotel Beacon, 2130 Broadway at 75th Street, (212) 787-1100 Hotel Newton, 2528 Broadway at 94th Street, (212) 678-6500 Hotel Lucerne, 201 West 79th Street at Amsterdam Avenue, (212) 875-1000