Yeshiva University

Yeshiva University is a major national research university with the guiding vision that the best of the heritage of contemporary civilization and knowledge is compatible with the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life. On the undergraduate level this is embodied in the dual curriculum under which students pursue a full program of liberal arts, the sciences, and business while taking a full core of Jewish studies. On the graduate level the University's mission is embodied in the emphasis on the moral dimensions of the search for knowledge and the Jewish ethical values and principles that govern professional practitioners. In its 129th year, Yeshiva University is the country's oldest and most comprehensive institution combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement.

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School Details

school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Private, Coed 1886 N/A Semester $478.2 million + 500 W. 185th Street, New York, NY 10033 (212) 960-5400
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51 100.0 New York New York 976 1179 73
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ID 1513
Tuition $42,000 (2017-18)
Room and Board $12,000 (2017-18)
Total Enrollment 6,170
Application Deadline Feb. 1
Application Fee $65
Acceptance Rate 51%
Description When applying to Yeshiva University, it's important to note the application deadline is Feb. 1, and the early decision deadline is Nov. 1. The application fee at Yeshiva University is $65. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due N/A. It is more selective, with an acceptance rate of 51 percent.


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Application deadline Feb. 1
Early decision deadline Nov. 1
Application fee $65
Common Application accepted No
Deadline for housing deposit May 1


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Admission interview Required
Required standardized tests Either SAT or ACT
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

Entering Class Stats

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Selectivity More selective
Fall 2016 acceptance rate 51%
Early decision acceptance rate 92%

Transfer Students

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Accepting applications Fall, Spring, Summer
Minimum credits to apply No
Minimum required college GPA 3
Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution No
Guaranteed admission agreement URL N/A

International Students

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Separate application form required No
Conditional admission offered Yes
Early decision or early action options available Early decision only
TOEFL (paper) Considered
TOEFL (internet-based) Required
Michigan Test N/A
SAT Recommended
SAT Subject N/A
ACT Recommended
Advance deposit required No
TOEFL accepted instead of SAT or ACT Yes
International student contact Jennifer Golden, International Student Advisor, (646) 592-4203,