The Rabbinical School Tuition & Fees

The Rabbinical School of JTS is committed to making it financially possible for all qualified candidates to pursue a rabbinical education. We work closely with prospective students to ensure they have access to a wide array of financial aid options, and we offer students numerous stipends, fellowships, and generous need-based aid to offset the cost of their studiesThe average financial aid award for the 2020-2021 school year to students in The Rabbinical School was $27,960.

Learn more about Rabbinical School fellowships and financial aid

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Tuition and Registration Fees 2021-2022 (per semester)

Item Cost
Tuition (full-time, 12 credits or more) $18,135
Service Fee $785
Student Support Services Fee $298
Health Service Fee TBA

JTS Housing Charges 2021-2022

Item Cost
JTS Residence Hall Single $7,440 (per semester)
Studio Apartment on 110th $2,090 (per month)
1 and 1.5 bedroom Apartment on 110th $3,300 (per month)

Indirect Costs (per semester) 

Item Cost
Meals (estimated) $1,250
Books and Supplies (estimated) $450
Personal Expenses (estimated) $750