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Yeshiva University Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

62.8%
Admission Difficulty for Yeshiva University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into Yeshiva University? The school has a 63% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,169 out of 1,861 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 26 percent. Yeshiva University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 53% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Yeshiva University is a prized outcome for many students. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1230-1470
Applicants Submitting SAT
53%
SAT Scores for Yeshiva University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 650
SAT Math 25th 580
SAT Composite 25th 1230
SAT Scores for Yeshiva University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 730
SAT Math 75th 740
SAT Composite 75th 1470
Estimated Average SAT 1350
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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 20 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1230 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 1110. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1350 out of 1600. 53 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Yeshiva University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1470 and Above Good >74%
1350 to 1470 Avg + 63%-74%
1230 to 1350 Avg - 50%-63%
1110 to 1230 Reach 37%-50%
Less than 1110 Low <37%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
23-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT
44%
ACT Scores for Yeshiva University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 23
ACT Math 25th 22
ACT Composite 25th 23
ACT Scores for Yeshiva University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 31
ACT Math 75th 29
ACT Composite 75th 29
Estimated Average ACT 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 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 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 29 and above have very competitive chances. 44 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
29 and Above Good >74%
26 to 29 Avg + 63%-74%
23 to 26 Avg - 50%-63%
20 to 23 Reach 37%-50%
Less than 20 Low <37%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.51
Typical High School Grades
B+

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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Yeshiva University accepts 63% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Yeshiva University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 38% Good
3.50 to 3.75 23% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 15% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 12% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 10% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 2% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

75% of Yeshiva University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Yeshiva University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 47%
Top 25% of class 75%
Top 50% of class 96%
Bottom 50% of class 4%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

Yeshiva University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 873 988 1,861
Accepted 584 585 1,169
Acceptance Rate 67% 59% 63%
Enrolled 310 310 620
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 53% 53% 53%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Feb 15, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 15, 2019.

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 https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=197708 IPEDS survey data for Yeshiva University.