Inquiries concerning admission to The Rabbinical School of The Jewish Theological Seminary are welcome at any time during the year. Please contact The Rabbinical School's Admissions Office at (212) 678-8817, firstname.lastname@example.org, or via our contact form.
Every prospective student will have a preliminary discussion with Rabbi Joel Alter, our director of Admissions. We can arrange campus visits, which include classes, daily minyan, and personal meetings with students and faculty. After visiting the school, a candidate may be encouraged to submit a formal application.
APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2016 ARE DUE ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 2016.
To Apply: COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION .
Applications Should Include :
EMAILED to email@example.com :
Please direct your recommenders to this form and let them know whether or not you have waived your right to view the recommendations should you enroll. Applicants should seek out recommenders who can address their academic qualifications and professional, personal, and religious character.
MAILED to JTS Office of Admissions:
Our Mailing Address:
The Rabbinical School Office of Admissions
The Jewish Theological Seminary
New York, NY 10027
These materials need not be submitted all at once.While we prefer to receive the application form and fee in the fall, we are happy to receive the remaining items up to the January 15 deadline as they become available.
The final stage of the application process occurs when the candidate, upon the approval of the Faculty Committee, is invited to meet with the Admissions Committee. These interviews are generally scheduled at JTS in the first months of the year.
LIST COLLEGE APPLICANTS
Students attending JTS's Albert A. List College of Jewish Studieswho want to apply to The Rabbinical School are urged to speak with a dean or the director of Admissions of The Rabbinical School at the earliest possible opportunity. The dean will direct these students to the courses that will best prepare them for entry into The Rabbinical School. Applications from List College students will be considered on the same basis as the applications of students from other colleges.
TRANSFER FROM ANOTHER RABBINICAL SCHOOL
The five-year course of rabbinical studies at JTS may be shortened when an applicant has begun studies at another rabbinical school.