Yeshiva University


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: New York


Yeshiva University is a highly ranked private university whose main undergraduate campuses are in New York City. The Wilf Campus in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Upper Manhattan is home to the undergraduate school for men, while Yeshiva's Stern College for Women is located in the Beren Campus in Midtown Manhattan. The college has an interesting "dual curriculum" with both a secular and spiritual focus. Students study contemporary academic fields along with the ancient teachings of the Torah. Yeshiva has arrangements with many institutions in Israel to facilitate study abroad. High achieving students should look into the university's honors programs. In athletics, the Yeshiva Maccabees compete in NCAA Division III athletics.

Most Popular Majors

Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, English, Hebrew, Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 6292
Total Grad Students: 3460
Undergraduate Students: 2832
Faculty: 947

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 7:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 3:1

Percent Male: 54%
Percent Female: 46%

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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 45%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 82%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

500 W 185th St
New York New York 10033


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Main Phone: 212-960-5400

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Applying to Transfer

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Common App Used? No

High School Transcript Required? Yes

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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 22 27
English 19 26
Math 22 29
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 530 670
Math 540 670
Writing 530 650

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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 74%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -74%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 1224

Other Expenses: 3256

Room and Board: 10905

Tuition and Fees: 33050

Total Cost: 48435

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:

CSS/Profile Used? No

Own Financial Aid Form? No

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 7176

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 79%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 78%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 40%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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