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YCT Rabbinical School admits students of any race, color, national origin, or ethnic origin. All documents submitted in support of an application for admission become the permanent possession of YCT and cannot be returned to the applicant. For your records, please make photocopies of all materials submitted, except for transcripts and recommendation forms, which must be received unopened, in the original, sealed envelopes.
Preliminary Discussions and Visit
If you are interested in applying to one of our programs or wish to be connected with a current YCT student, please contact our Office of Admissions, firstname.lastname@example.org or 212.666.0036.
All prospective students are required to have a preliminary discussion with the yeshiva as early as possible in the application process as well as spend a few days at the yeshiva while it is in session. Please contact us to arrange your visit and schedule an appointment.
Office of Admissions
Attn: Rachel Miller Margolin
YCT Rabbinical School
3700 Henry Hudson Parkway, Second Floor
Riverdale, New York 10463
Letters of Recommendation
Please ask three individuals to send YCT letters of recommendation supporting your admission to our rabbinical school. These individuals should include
Please request that they mail or email these letters directly to YCT.
All applicants must complete a university degree before beginning their full-time studies at YCT. Official transcripts must be included with the application. Applicants who are currently enrolled in degree programs must include mid-year transcripts and arrange for final transcripts to be mailed to YCT upon completion of the semester.
The GRE is required for those whose GPA is less than a 3.0. Scores must be included with your application.
The yeshiva offers qualified students tuition remission and a generous monthly living stipend. For more information please see our Tuition & Fellowships page.
Once all materials are submitted, those candidates invited for an interview will be notified.
In preparation for discussions during the interview, applicants are required to:
Your interview day will include a meeting with Rabbi Dov Linzer, President and Rosh HaYeshiva, a formal interview with our admissions committee, and a written and oral assessment of your Talmud skills administered by one of the rebbeim. Candidates may also be asked to meet with a mental health professional as part of the admissions process.