Jewish Theological Seminary of America Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Jewish Theological Seminary of America
How hard is it to get into Jewish Theological Seminary of America and can I get accepted? The school has a 47% acceptance rate ranking it #37 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 65 out of 139 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 exceptionally high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 8 percent. Jewish Theological Seminary of America typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 48% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Jewish Theological Seminary of America SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT32%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||690|
|SAT Math 25th||650|
|SAT Composite 25th||1340|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||760|
|SAT Math 75th||760|
|SAT Composite 75th||1520|
|Average SAT Score||1430|
SAT Scores you need to get in
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 9 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1340 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 1250. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1430 out of 1600. The school ranks #5 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. 32 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|
|1520 and Above||Good||>60%|
|1430 to 1520||Avg +||47%-60%|
|1340 to 1430||Avg -||34%-47%|
|1250 to 1340||Reach||23%-34%|
|Less than 1250||Low||<23%|
Jewish Theological Seminary of America ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT71%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||32|
|ACT Math 25th||28|
|ACT Composite 25th||30|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||35|
|ACT Math 75th||34|
|ACT Composite 75th||34|
|Average ACT Score||32|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
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 30 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 7 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 28 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 32 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 34 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #6 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 71 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Jewish Theological Seminary of America.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|34 and Above||Good||>60%|
|32 to 34||Avg +||47%-60%|
|30 to 32||Avg -||34%-47%|
|28 to 30||Reach||23%-34%|
|Less than 28||Low||<23%|
Avg. High School GPA3.82*
Typical High School GradesA-
You will need exceptionally good grades to get into Jewish Theological Seminary of America. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Jewish Theological Seminary of America was 3.82 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #5 in New York for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Jewish Theological Seminary of America will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||43%||54%||48%|
Applications were DueFeb 15, 2020
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 15, 2020.
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|
New York, New York
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=192040 IPEDS survey data for Jewish Theological Seminary of America.
Frequently Asked Questions
32% of students submit their SAT scores to Jewish Theological Seminary of America. 71% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
47% of those who apply are granted admission to Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Admission competition is low and the college has elite admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1340 and 1520. 32% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.