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Yeshiva University

New York, New York
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Overview
Private not-for-profit
2,628 Undergraduates
51% Admissions Rate
City: Large
Private
Expensive
Region: Northeast
Division 3
Size: Small
Doctoral
Religious
Yeshiva University
500 W 185th St
New York, New York
10033-3299
(212) 960-5400
www.yu.edu

Yeshiva University is a Jewish, private, non-profit research university located in New York, New York. It is one of the top 100 institutions for higher learning in the United States. The school offers a dual curriculum that stresses both secular learning and religious learning inspired by the Modern-Centrist-Orthodox Jewish viewpoint. Dr. Bernard Revel established Yeshiva University in 1928. Today, it is known as the most important college in the U.S. for training secular and religious Jewish leaders. It sits on 300 acres of land, and its motto is תורה ומדע or “Torah and secular knowledge.” Yeshiva University has four campuses in New York City, as well as affiliated campuses in Los Angeles and Jerusalem, Israel. The student body is mostly Jewish. Notable alumni include author Chaim Potok, Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein, Rabbi Moshe Weinberger, Rabbi Baruch Simon, American lawyer Barbara Olson, American-Israeli mathematician Hillel Furstenberg and professor Ari L. Goldman. Its colors are blue, black and gray, its mascot is the Maccabee and its sports affiliation is NCAA Division III -- Skyline Conference. Men’s sports offered by Yeshiva University include baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer and tennis, and women’s basketball, cross country, fencing, soccer, softball and tennis.

Location

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coffee score

96

restaurants score

Students
53%

Men

47%

Women

20

Average Age of Entering Students

85%

Live On Campus

25

New Transfer Students

Admissions
51%

Acceptance Rate

63%

Enrollment Yield

1090-1360

SAT Range

1,673

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$30,968

Typical Cost

$42,000

Average Tuition

85%

Recieve Financial Aid

74%

Have Loans

$11,500

Median Debt

Academics
8.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

96

Doctorates Awareded

Biology

Top Major

5

Faculty Awards

13

National Academy Members

303

Post Docs Employed

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, many to choose from

Greek Life:

Not important

Party Scene:

Standard, mostly on the weekends
Athletics
Basketball Conference:

Skyline Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Skyline Conference

Basketball Division:

3

Track Division:

3

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