Jewish Learning at the Next Level
At the Gershon Kekst Graduate School of JTS, you can take courses for credit without enrolling in a degree program, joining a community of scholars at one of the world’s leading centers of academic Jewish study. As a non-degree student, you’ll choose classes that pique your interest and imagination. You’ll study with a like-minded cohort of learners and with world-class faculty who will encourage and support your pursuits.
Take your Jewish learning to the next level. Become a non-degree student at JTS.
- Completed online application, including personal statement
- Indication of satisfactory completion of a bachelor’s degree
Our Mailing Address:
The Gershon Kekst Graduate School Office of Admissions
The Jewish Theological Seminary
New York, NY 10027
Applications for the non-degree program are accepted on a rolling basis for the fall and spring semesters. We will notify you of your admissions status within two weeks from submission of your application.
Tuition & Fees
|Type of Student||Tuition & Fees||Registration Fee (per semester)|
|First-Time JTS Students||$1,800 for your first 3-credit course||Fee included in $1,800 flat rate|
|Continuing Students||$4,815 per 3-credit course ($1,605/credit)||$785|
If you enroll as a nonmatriculated student and wish to be a degree candidate at a later date, you may apply credits earned towards your degree.