The Rabbinical School Tuition & Fees

The Rabbinical School of JTS is committed to making it financially possible for all qualified candidates to pursue a rabbinic ordination. We work closely with you to ensure you have access to an array of financial aid options, and we offer students stipends, fellowships, and generous need-based aid to offset the cost of your studies.

Learn more about Rabbinical School fellowships and financial aid

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Tuition and Registration Fees 2022-2023 (per semester)

Tuition (full-time; 12 or more credits)$18,500
Tuition (per credit)$1,670
Service Fee$810
Student Support Services Fee$350
Health Service Fee (Required for students enrolled in 9 credits or more)TBA

JTS Housing Charges 2022-2023 (per semester)

JTS Residence Hall Single$7,626

Indirect Costs (per semester)

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