Application Instructions

1.  Complete your Online Application

Create an account online to start your application. You can save your application and continue at any time. 


2.  HTC Supplemental Requirements: 

This section will appear after you choose “Hebrew Theological College” and save your “Academic Plan” section.

        a.  Personal Statement – One Personal Statement between 250-600 words in length.

             Prompt A: Discuss the factors leading you to apply to Hebrew Theological College,

             your academic interests, and future plans.


b. Submit a copy of government issued ID or birth certificate using the Upload Document button.


c. Submit a complete copy of the acceptance letter to Israeli Yeshiva or Seminary 

    (HTC- ISRAEL OPTION Program Participants only) using the Upload Document button.


d. High School Transcripts- HTC requires transcripts from each school attended. 

    If you are presently in high school, please upload an unofficial copy of your transcript in the

   Secondary/HS Academic Record section of this application

   AFTER you have graduated high school, ask your school to submit official signed and sealed

   transcripts to:

   Hebrew Theological College 

   Attn: Registrar  

   7135 N. Carpenter Rd. 

   Skokie, IL 60077


e. Standardized Examination: All students must submit SAT or ACT scores.

    The Hebrew Theological College school code is 0817 for SAT and 1045 for ACT.  


3.  A current Doctor’s record of Immunizations to be uploaded.


4.  FERPA form to be uploaded with the parent letter.


5.  ONE recommendation form submitted online. Please input the name and contact information for the person who will be providing a recommendation. Please refer to “Recommendation” section for detailed instructions.  If the recommendation form cannot be submitted online, please use the paper form found here.  


6.  $100 (non-refundable) application fee paid online before you submit the application. 

Financial Aid Options

All students should apply for Governmental Financial Aid programs as the first step in requesting Financial Aid consideration from Hebrew Theological College by completing the Governmental Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) available by visiting this site:

For more information please contact Rabbi Joshua Zisook, Director of Admissions at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or at (847) 982-2500 ext. 1113



  • Phone: (847) 982-2500
  • Fax: (847) 674-6381
  • 7135 N. Carpenter Rd.
    Skokie, IL 60077


Hebrew Theological College is authorized to operate as a postsecondary educational institution by the Illinois Board of Higher Education