Yeshiva University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Yeshiva University
|Admission Standards||Very High|
How hard is it to get into Yeshiva University and can I get accepted? The school has a 60% acceptance rate ranking it #58 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 909 out of 1,508 applicants were admitted making Yeshiva University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 36 percent. Yeshiva University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 59% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Yeshiva University is a prized outcome for many students.
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Yeshiva University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT45%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||580|
|SAT Math 25th||560|
|SAT Composite 25th||1140|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||700|
|SAT Math 75th||700|
|SAT Composite 75th||1400|
|Average SAT Score||1270|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Yeshiva University?
Yeshiva University typically requires applicants to be in the top 34 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1140 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1010. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1270 out of 1600. The school ranks #22 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. 45 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1400 and Above||Good||>72%|
|1270 to 1400||Avg +||60%-72%|
|1140 to 1270||Avg -||47%-60%|
|1010 to 1140||Reach||34%-47%|
|Less than 1010||Low||<34%|
Yeshiva University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT52%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||23|
|ACT Math 25th||22|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||33|
|ACT Math 75th||29|
|ACT Composite 75th||30|
|Average ACT Score||26|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Yeshiva University?
Admission data indicates that Yeshiva University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #33 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 52 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Yeshiva University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|30 and Above||Good||>72%|
|26 to 30||Avg +||60%-72%|
|22 to 26||Avg -||47%-60%|
|18 to 22||Reach||34%-47%|
|Less than 18||Low||<34%|
Avg. High School GPA3.51
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Yeshiva University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Yeshiva University was 3.51 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #36 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Yeshiva University accepts 60% of students who apply.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||56%||62%||59%|
What are the requirements for admission to Yeshiva University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=197708 IPEDS survey data for Yeshiva University.
Frequently Asked Questions
45% of students submit their SAT scores to Yeshiva University. 52% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
60% of those who apply are granted admission to Yeshiva University. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1140 and 1400. 45% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.