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

Student Life List

Total Enrollment live On Campus Description
6,170 65% Yeshiva University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,714, with a gender distribution of 55 percent male students and 45 percent female students. At this school, 65 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated or -affiliated housing and 35 percent of students live off campus. In sports, Yeshiva University is part of the NCAA III.

Student Body

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Total enrollment 6,170
Total undergraduate enrollment 2,714
Total graduate enrollment 3,456
Enrolled students who are veterans or active service members N/A

Degree-seeking student gender distribution

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Degree-seeking men 54.6%


Students living on- and off-campus

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Students who live in college-owned, operated or affiliated housing 65%
Students who live off-campus 35%

Types of campus housing available

women's dorms (55%)
men's dorms (45%)
special housing for disabled students


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Collegiate athletic association NCAA III

Clubs & Organizations

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Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Air Force ROTC Not offered
Army ROTC Not offered
Navy ROTC Not offered