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 63% acceptance rate ranking it #69 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. 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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Yeshiva University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT53%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||650|
|SAT Math 25th||580|
|SAT Composite 25th||1230|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||730|
|SAT Math 75th||740|
|SAT Composite 75th||1470|
|Average SAT Score||1350|
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 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. The school ranks #18 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. 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.
|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%|
Yeshiva University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT44%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||23|
|ACT Math 25th||22|
|ACT Composite 25th||23|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||31|
|ACT Math 75th||29|
|ACT Composite 75th||29|
|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 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. The school ranks #29 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 44 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Yeshiva University.
|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%|
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 63% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
75% of Yeshiva University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||53%||53%||53%|
Applications are DueFeb 15, 2020
Days left to Apply86
Applicants have 86 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Feb 15, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Yeshiva University before the Feb 15 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
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.