Can I get into Jewish Theological Seminary of America? The school has a 53% acceptance rate. Last year, 59 out of 112 applicants were admitted making Jewish Theological Seminary of America a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 8 percent. Of those applicants who were admitted, 64% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Jewish Theological Seminary of America is a prized outcome for many students.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||690|
|SAT Math 25th||690|
|SAT Composite 25th||1380|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||730|
|SAT Math 75th||750|
|SAT Composite 75th||1480|
|Estimated Average SAT||1430|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Jewish Theological Seminary of America?
Jewish Theological Seminary of America typically requires applicants to be in the top 6 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1380 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1330. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1430 out of 1600. 56 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1480 and Above||Good||>66%|
|1430 to 1480||Avg +||53%-66%|
|1380 to 1430||Avg -||40%-53%|
|1330 to 1380||Reach||28%-40%|
|Less than 1330||Low||<28%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||30|
|ACT Math 25th||27|
|ACT Composite 25th||29|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||35|
|ACT Math 75th||32|
|ACT Composite 75th||32|
|Estimated Average ACT||30|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Jewish Theological Seminary of America?
Admission data indicates that Jewish Theological Seminary of America regularly accepts students with ACT's of 29 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 9 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 28 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 30 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 32 and above have very competitive chances. 49 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Jewish Theological Seminary of America.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|32 and Above||Good||>70%|
|30 to 32||Avg +||53%-70%|
|29 to 30||Avg -||44%-53%|
|28 to 29||Reach||36%-44%|
|Less than 28||Low||<36%|
Jewish Theological Seminary of America has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||67%||62%||64%|
The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 15, 2019.
What are the requirements for admission to Jewish Theological Seminary of America and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=192040 IPEDS survey data for Jewish Theological Seminary of America.