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Yeshiva University

New York, NY

Yeshiva University, founded in 1886, is a private, comprehensive university. In an environment that supports the totality of Jewish life, undergraduates are guided toward philosophical and ethical insights and the development of a lifelong commitment to learning and community involvement. Students pursue liberal arts, sciences and preprofessional and business curricula together with Jewish studies programs tailored to individual interests. Its facilities are located at three centers in Manhattan and one in the Bronx.

Institution TypePrivate
Undergraduate Students2,744
   Women1,242 (45.3%)
   Men1,502 (54.7%)
Graduate Students3,459


Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate80% of 1,558 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineFebruary 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.49
SAT Math560-680 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading570-690 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing540-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite24-29 range of middle 50%


Cost of Attendance$60,633
Tuition and Fees
Room and Board
Average Percent of Need MetNot reported
Average Freshman AwardNot reported
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates


Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Not required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 26% of classes
10-19 students: 30% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 16% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes


New York Population8,244,910
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III


Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.2% Hispanic/Latino
0.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
98.4% White
1.3% Unknown
International Students4.7% from 21 countries
First-Year Students Returning88.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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In 1991, during the Gulf War, Yeshiva's president tavelled to Israel with fellow administrators, faculty and several hundred students to express solidarity.

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