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Yeshiva University

New York, New York

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Yeshiva University overview
Location New York, New York
Online yu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Yeshiva University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Yeshiva University, located in New York City, is a private Jewish research university founded in 1886. It comprises four campuses ? Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, and Resnick Campus ? each contributing to a distinct collegiate environment characterized by a blend of modern urban architecture and historic buildings. Yeshiva offers a dual curriculum combining secular knowledge in the liberal arts and sciences with Jewish studies, and is recognized for academic programs in fields such as law, business, medicine, and Jewish studies. The university maintains a selective admissions policy. On-campus housing is available, providing students with a residential experience. While Yeshiva University is not primarily known for its athletics, it fields a variety of teams, known as the Maccabees, in NCAA Division III sports.

In the most recent statistical year 1,615 prospective students applied, and 1,021 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 636 enrolled in the school.  5,284 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 772 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $45,200 plus fees of $3,600. Yeshiva University is ranked 52 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Yeshiva University is rated within the top 12% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 9 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Yeshiva University overview
SAT 1250/1500
ACT 26/33
GPA 3.41

Applications Accepted

Yeshiva University overview
Applications Due Feb 1, 2024
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $65

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Yeshiva University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$3,600
Room and Board $13,850
Budget for Other Expenses$5,400
Total One Year Cost$69,300

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$72,200 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

84% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Yeshiva University students
Subject Percent of Class
Foreign Languages 37%
Business 19%
Psychology 10%
Biology 10%
Social Sciences 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=197708 IPEDS survey data for Yeshiva University.

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