Yeshiva University

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world rank  523

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University Overview

Established in 1886, Yeshiva University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of New York City (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Yeshiva University (YU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Jewish religion. Yeshiva University (YU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 134 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. YU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym YU
Founded 1886
Motto Torah and secular knowledge

University Location

Address 500 W 185Th Street
New York City
10033-3299 New York
United States
Tel +1 (212) 960 5400
Fax +1 (212) 960 0055

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is neither required nor recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 500 West 185th Street
New York City 10033-3299
(212) 960 5277

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Jewish Jewish

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority graduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Yeshiva University's Library
Yeshiva University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 1,478,633 physical volumes, 13,658 physical media and 1,189 licensed digital/electronic databases. Yeshiva University's library has 4 branches.
Housing Yes
Yeshiva University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,645 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Bar Association (ABA), Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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