Chances of getting into Yeshiva University

Yeshiva University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Yeshiva University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionLow

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

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Yeshiva University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 580
SAT Math 25th 560
SAT Composite 25th 1140
SAT Scores for Yeshiva University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 700
SAT Math 75th 700
SAT Composite 75th 1400
Average SAT Score 1270

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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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Yeshiva University admission chances by SAT score
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%
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Yeshiva University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Yeshiva University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 23
ACT Math 25th 22
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Yeshiva University
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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Yeshiva University admission chances by ACT score
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%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

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.

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Admission Statistics

Yeshiva University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 699 809 1,508
Accepted 471 438 909
Acceptance Rate 67% 54% 60%
Enrolled 266 272 538
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 56% 62% 59%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Yeshiva University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Yeshiva University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Yeshiva University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education 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.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 30. 52% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.