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Yeshiva University Overview

Yeshiva University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in New York, New York. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Yeshiva University Known For?

1,094 Undergraduate Awards
$40,419 Avg Cost After Aid
63% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Yeshiva may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 7 to 1.
  • The 2% student loan default rate at Yeshiva is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • The highest award offered at Yeshiva is the doctor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 49% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, Yeshiva bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $58,500 a year. That's about 43% more than their peers at other schools.
  • On average, it takes about 4.2 years for students from Yeshiva to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

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Yeshiva University Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Yeshiva has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#156 Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Yeshiva.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Philosophy & Religious Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Taxation Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Best Communication Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Best Mental & Social Health Services Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#57 Best Health Professions Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#66 Best Finance & Financial Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#98 Best Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#98 Best Business, Management & Marketing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#115 Best Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#117 Best Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Yeshiva has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#4 Best Colleges for Accounting College Factual
#19 Best Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing College Factual
#30 Best Colleges for Business Administration & Management College Factual
#31 Highest Paid Accounting Graduates College Factual
#43 Highest Paid Business, Management & Marketing Graduates College Factual
#73 Best Healthcare Schools Healthcare Degree Search

Where Is Yeshiva University?

Location of Yeshiva University

Contact details for Yeshiva are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 500 W 185Th St, New York, NY 10033-3299
Phone: 212-960-5400
Website: www.yu.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/YeshivaUniversity
Twitter: https://twitter.com/YUNews

How Do I Get Into Yeshiva?

You can apply to Yeshiva online at: yu.edu/admissions/apply/application-process/

Admission Requirements for Yeshiva

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program neither required nor recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Yeshiva?

63% Acceptance Rate
50% Of Accepted Are Women
53% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 63%, Yeshiva does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 50% of accepted students are men and 50% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 59%, and the acceptance rate for women is 67%.

Average Test Scores

About 53% of students accepted to Yeshiva submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 600 and 710. Math scores were between 560 and 710.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Yeshiva University  ( 600 to 710 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Yeshiva University  ( 560 to 710 )
200
800
Yeshiva received ACT scores from 44% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 23 and 31. Math scores were between 22 and 29. Composite scores were between 23 and 29.

ACT English Scores for Yeshiva University  ( 23 to 31 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Yeshiva University  ( 22 to 29 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Yeshiva University  ( 23 to 29 )
1
36

Can I Afford Yeshiva University?

$40,419 Net Price
37% Take Out Loans
2.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Yeshiva is $40,419. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Yeshiva, approximately 37% of students took out student loans averaging $7,386 a year. That adds up to $29,544 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Yeshiva is 2.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Yeshiva University Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,643 Full-Time Undergraduates
47% Women
0% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,829 undergraduate students at Yeshiva, with 2,643 being full-time and 186 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Yeshiva

There are also 2,528 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,643 full-time undergraduates at Yeshiva, 53% are male and 47% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Yeshiva

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Yeshiva University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Yeshiva Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 2,436
International Students 174
Other Races/Ethnicities 30

Geographic Diversity

New York students aren't the only ones who study at Yeshiva University. At this time, 24 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 64 countries are represented at Yeshiva. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, China, and Israel.

Online Learning at Yeshiva University

124 Took All Classes Online
387 Took At Least One Class Online
1,181.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 387 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Yeshiva has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 70th most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Yeshiva

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Yeshiva University was 1,181.6%. This is the #75 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Yeshiva regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Yeshiva majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business, Management & Marketing 4%
Public Administration & Social Service 23%
Social Work 23%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Yeshiva ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Yeshiva.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Other Education #3
Teacher Education Grade Specific #4
Education #11

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Yeshiva University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Religious Studies 507 17 0 13 0 537
Law 0 0 0 0 282 282
Social Work 0 0 19 100 6 125
General Biology 0 110 0 0 0 110
General Psychology 0 69 0 28 0 97
Accounting 0 75 0 13 0 88
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 0 19 55 74
Business Administration & Management 0 58 0 8 0 66
Finance & Financial Management 0 58 0 0 0 58
Communication Sciences 0 15 0 30 0 45
Legal Professions (Other) 0 0 0 44 0 44
Marketing 0 36 0 4 0 40
Economics 0 12 0 27 0 39
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 5 0 23 0 28
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 26 0 0 0 26
Legal Research 0 0 0 25 0 25
Mathematics 0 16 0 4 1 21
Political Science & Government 0 20 0 0 0 20
Writing Studies 0 16 0 0 0 16
Taxation 0 0 0 15 0 15
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 0 0 10 5 0 15
Computer Information Systems 0 11 0 0 0 11
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 5 0 2 3 10
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0 10 0 10
Other Education 0 0 0 5 4 9
History 0 9 0 0 0 9
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 0 0 0 2 5 7
Genetics 0 0 0 2 5 7
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 0 0 0 2 5 7
Literature 0 7 0 0 0 7
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 0 0 0 3 3 6
Dispute Resolution 0 0 0 6 0 6
General English Literature 0 5 0 0 0 5
Medicine 0 0 0 0 5 5
Philosophy 0 4 0 0 0 4
Physics 0 4 0 0 0 4
Theological & Ministerial Studies 0 0 0 4 0 4
Pharmacology & Toxicology 0 0 0 0 3 3
Music 0 3 0 0 0 3
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 0 0 2 0 2
Medical Science 0 0 0 2 0 2
Chemistry 0 2 0 0 0 2
Sociology 0 2 0 0 0 2
Biblical Studies 0 0 0 2 0 2
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 0 0 0 0 1 1
General Engineering 0 1 0 0 0 1
Gerontology 0 0 1 0 0 1
General Physical Sciences 0 1 0 0 0 1
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 0 0 0 0 0 0
International Business 0 0 0 0 0 0
Management Information Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0
Classical Languages & Literature 0 0 0 0 0 0
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Health 0 0 0 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 507 587 30 400 378 1,902

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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