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#1

#1 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

Jewish Theological Seminary of America
New York, NY

Acceptance Rate

51%

Annual Degrees Awarded

27

SAT Score

1,470–1,530

Est. Net Price *

$61,379

Median Starting Salary

$53,468

#2

#2 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

Yeshiva University
New York, NY

Acceptance Rate

63%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,250–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$35,912

Median Starting Salary

$52,936

#3

#3 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

Acceptance Rate

12%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,450–1,550

Est. Net Price *

$36,808

Median Starting Salary

$47,554

#4

#4 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

Touro University
New York, NY

Acceptance Rate

71%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,220–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$23,960

Median Starting Salary

$50,763

#5

#5 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

Brown University
Providence, RI

Acceptance Rate

5%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,500–1,590

Est. Net Price *

$26,723

Median Starting Salary

$52,976

#6

#6 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI

Acceptance Rate

18%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,370–1,530

Est. Net Price *

$19,318

Median Starting Salary

$51,106

#7

#7 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

Tulane University of Louisiana
New Orleans, LA

Acceptance Rate

11%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,390–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$50,263

Median Starting Salary

$51,283

#8

#8 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

Binghamton University
Vestal, NY

Acceptance Rate

42%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,340–1,510

Est. Net Price *

$19,535

Median Starting Salary

$51,202

#9

#9 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

University of Maryland-College Park
College Park, MD

Acceptance Rate

45%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,360–1,520

Est. Net Price *

$16,210

Median Starting Salary

$51,628

#10

#10 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

American University
Washington, DC

Acceptance Rate

41%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,310–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$41,369

Median Starting Salary

$55,240

#11

#11 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

Indiana University-Bloomington
Bloomington, IN

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,220–1,420

Est. Net Price *

$16,234

Median Starting Salary

$55,785

#12

#12 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick
New Brunswick, NJ

Acceptance Rate

66%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,280–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$17,535

Median Starting Salary

$49,393

#13

#13 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

Muhlenberg College
Allentown, PA

Acceptance Rate

66%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,240–1,420

Est. Net Price *

$32,926

Median Starting Salary

$60,318

#14

#14 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

Oberlin College
Oberlin, OH

Acceptance Rate

35%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,370–1,510

Est. Net Price *

$46,462

Median Starting Salary

$60,182

#15

#15 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Acceptance Rate

23%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,310–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$11,740

Median Starting Salary

$48,010

#16

#16 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Minneapolis, MN

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,290–1,450

Est. Net Price *

$16,018

Median Starting Salary

$54,372

#17

#17 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX

Acceptance Rate

31%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,240–1,490

Est. Net Price *

$17,434

Median Starting Salary

$49,927

#18

#18 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

Ohio State University-Main Campus
Columbus, OH

Acceptance Rate

53%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,340–1,450

Est. Net Price *

$19,582

Median Starting Salary

$52,088

#19

#19 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,110–1,360

Est. Net Price *

$17,075

Median Starting Salary

$50,824

#20

#20 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,190–1,410

Est. Net Price *

$21,836

Median Starting Salary

$53,636

#21

#21 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY

Acceptance Rate

68%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,200–1,390

Est. Net Price *

$18,524

Median Starting Salary

$49,988

#22

#22 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

University of California-San Diego
La Jolla, CA

Acceptance Rate

24%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,290–1,490

Est. Net Price *

$16,111

Median Starting Salary

$47,109

#23

#23 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,090–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$18,950

Median Starting Salary

$53,779

#24

#24 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

San Diego State University
San Diego, CA

Acceptance Rate

39%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,100–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$13,017

Median Starting Salary

$49,063

#25

#25 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

College of Charleston
Charleston, SC

Acceptance Rate

76%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,150–1,330

Est. Net Price *

$21,120

Median Starting Salary

$53,706

#26

#26 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

CUNY Hunter College
New York, NY

Acceptance Rate

48%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,180–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$4,848

Median Starting Salary

$47,704

#27

#27 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

San Francisco State University
San Francisco, CA

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

930–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$13,267

Median Starting Salary

$50,405

#28

#28 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

970–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$16,551

Median Starting Salary

$53,079

#29

#29 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

Hampshire College
Amherst, MA

Acceptance Rate

69%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,160–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$24,087

Median Starting Salary

$56,303

#30

#30 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

CUNY Brooklyn College
Brooklyn, NY

Acceptance Rate

55%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,030–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$5,972

Median Starting Salary

$48,641

#31

#31 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

CUNY Queens College
Queens, NY

Acceptance Rate

69%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,050–1,200

Est. Net Price *

$6,434

Median Starting Salary

$48,422

#32

#32 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

Portland State University
Portland, OR

Acceptance Rate

93%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

970–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$16,273

Median Starting Salary

$48,929

#33

#33 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

Women's Institute of Torah Seminary and College
Baltimore, MD

Acceptance Rate

100%

Annual Degrees Awarded

58

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$20,687

Median Starting Salary

$56,260

#34

#34 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

Gratz College
Melrose Park, PA

Acceptance Rate

100%

Annual Degrees Awarded

61

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$51,170

#35

#35 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

Hebrew Theological College
Skokie, IL

Acceptance Rate

71%

Annual Degrees Awarded

31

SAT Score

1,040–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$13,451

Median Starting Salary

$51,350

#36

#36 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

Associated Beth Rivkah Schools
Brooklyn, NY

Acceptance Rate

99%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$16,315

Median Starting Salary

$53,468

#37

#37 Best College for Jewish/Judaic Studies in the U.S.

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
University Park, PA

Acceptance Rate

55%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,220–1,400

Est. Net Price *

$26,747

Median Starting Salary

$52,289

*The estimated net prices above are College Raptor’s estimate. Please contact the college financial aid office for actual net cost figures.

About Jewish/Judaic Studies

A program that focuses on the history, culture, and religion of the Jewish people. Includes instruction in Jewish religious heritage, sacred texts, and law; Jewish philosophy and intellectual history; Jewish life and culture, both in Israel and the Jewish Diaspora; historical Jewish minority cultures such as the Yiddish, Sephardic, and other; anti-Semitism, gentile relations and Shoa; Zionism; and modern developments within Judaism.

Of the 250 Jewish/Judaic Studies degrees granted each year at the Bachelors degree level, 15% percent of whom are men and the other 85% percent are women. Did you know that Pennsylvania has more students graduating with a degree in Jewish/Judaic Studies than any other state? In fact, Pennsylvania granted 65 degrees last year! The average starting salary for an undergraduate degree in Jewish/Judaic Studies is $37,800.

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Careers

The highest paying career for Jewish/Judaic Studies majors is Area, Ethnic Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary. But, something else to consider is how much demand there is for certain careers. A position that is in high need that a degree in Jewish/Judaic Studies can prepare you for is Area, Ethnic Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary.

Top Paying Careers

These are the highest paying careers for Jewish/Judaic Studies majors.

Most In-Demand Careers

These are the careers in highest demand for Jewish/Judaic Studies majors.

Student Demographics

Total Students
250
Female Students
213 (85%)
Male Students
37 (14%)

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