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?
- 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.
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.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Yeshiva.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Yeshiva has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Yeshiva University?
Contact details for Yeshiva are given below.
|Address:||500 W 185Th St, New York, NY 10033-3299|
How Do I Get Into Yeshiva?
You can apply to Yeshiva online at: yu.edu/admissions/apply/application-process/
Admission Requirements for Yeshiva
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Yeshiva?
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.
Can I Afford Yeshiva University?
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
There are also 2,528 graduate students at the school.
Of the 2,643 full-time undergraduates at Yeshiva, 53% are male and 47% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Yeshiva University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||3|
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
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Yeshiva has changed over the last few years.
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%|
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|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#4|
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.
*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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