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Most Popular Schools for Rabbinical Studies Major & Degree Program

A program that prepares individuals for ordination as Rabbis. Includes instruction in Talmud, Halacha, Liturgy and Rituals, Rabbinical Thought, Jewish Ethics, Jewish Education, Pastoral Counseling and Homiletics.

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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion 54 46% N/A
2 Jewish Theological Seminary of America 18 19% $76,848
3 Rabbinical Seminary of America 12 14% $19,100
4 Rabbinical College Bobover Yeshiva Bnei Zion 12 18% $16,050
5 American Jewish University 10 24% $54,615
6 Hebrew College 8 18% N/A
7 Mesivta Torah Vodaath Rabbinical Seminary 8 13% $19,860
8 Reconstructionist Rabbinical College 8 100% N/A
9 Yeshivah Gedolah Rabbinical College 3 100% $17,200
10 Academy for Jewish Religion-California 2 22% N/A

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Rabbinical Studies program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.