Yeshiva University

500 W 186th St, New York City, United States
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Overview of Yeshiva University

About this school

Yeshiva University, founded in 1886, is a private, comprehensive university. In an environment that supports the totality of Jewish life, undergraduates are guided toward philosophical and ethical insights and the development of a lifelong commitment to learning and community involvement. Students pursue liberal arts, sciences and preprofessional and business curricula together with Jewish studies programs tailored to individual interests. Its facilities are located at three centers in Manhattan and one in the Bronx.
  • Website


    www.yu.edu/
  • Coeducational


    Yes

  • Graduate Students


    3,459

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,744
    • Men:1,502 (54.7%)
    • Women:1,242 (45.3%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Yeshiva University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
-
Mathematics
-
-
Science
-
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
500 West 185th Street
City, State, Zip
New York, NY  10033-3201
Phone
(212) 960-5277
Fax
(212) 960-0086
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
$65
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
April 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
Not reported
Early Decision Notification
Not reported
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
-

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
80% of 1,558 applicants were admitted
Women
80% of 753 applicants were admitted
Men
81% of 805 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
792 (63%) of 1,254 admitted students enrolled
Women
387 (64%) of 604 admitted students enrolled
Men
405 (62%) of 650 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.49
375 And Above
38%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
9%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24-29 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
23%
• Score 24 - 29
54%
• Score 18 - 23
23%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $42,000 (67.98536695911166%)
  • Room & Board: - $11,950 (19.343455599080578%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,224 (1.9812878370941112%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $6,604 (10.689889604713652%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Yeshiva University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002903
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
47%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$24,101
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Not required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


720

Part-Time Faculty


308

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


48%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 25% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 30% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 26% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 16% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 61% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 39% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
1,149,425

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Not available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Yeshiva University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


88.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


59.5%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


85.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


92.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (36)


  • Accounting
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Creative Writing
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • General Literature
  • Hebrew Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing, Other
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
  • Psychology, General
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Sociology

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences, Psychology

Online Degrees


Engineering, nursing, occupational therapy with Columbia University, physical therapy with Rutgers University, podiatry with New York College of Podiatric Medicine

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Master of Social Work, Master of Laws, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (15)


  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication Disorders
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Economics
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Jewish Studies
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Psychology--General
  • Religious Education
  • Social Work

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


8,244,910

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
24.9 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
Rain
119 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
15 mile(s) from campus in New York City
Nearest Bus Station
New York City
Nearest Train Station
New York City

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


88% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


11%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
-
School Colors
Royal blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Fencing
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Fencing
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, fencing, swimming and diving, table tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Yeshiva University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,691

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,744
Women
1,242
Men
1,502

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.2% Hispanic/Latino
  • 0.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 98.4% White
  • 1.3% Unknown

International Students


4.7% from 21 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


3,459

Student Resources

Study resources