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Yeshiva University

New York, NY 4-Year Private

About Yeshiva University

Yeshiva University is a private, nonprofit school located in the urban setting of New York, NY

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University currently enrolls around 5,258 students a year, including 2,616 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $894,459,000. For each full-time student, Yeshiva University spends about $17,926.

Admissions Facts About Yeshiva University

Acceptance rate: 67%

Average GPA: 3.41

Early Decision or Early Action: Yes/No

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: February 1

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: April 1

Yeshiva University Acceptance Rate

Admission to Yeshiva University is moderately difficult. Around 67 percent of all applicants to Yeshiva University are accepted each year.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.41 on a 4.0 scale.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is Yeshiva University a good school?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Yeshiva University, around 92 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 543 students who started at Yeshiva University as first-time freshman, 372 graduate within four years.

Yeshiva University's six-year graduation for undergrads is 78 percent. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $23,347 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Yeshiva University sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Yeshiva University a good school for YOU?

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College Info

500 West 185th Street New York, NY 10033-3201

Campus Setting: Urban

Yeshiva University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Yeshiva University is Feb 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Yeshiva University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Yeshiva University ACT Scores


ACT Range

24 - 30

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

30 and Above


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24 and Less


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Yeshiva University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1160 - 1400


Math SAT Range

560 - 690


Reading SAT Range

590 - 700

Yeshiva University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Yeshiva University is like? There are approximately 5,213 students enrolled at Yeshiva University, including 2,710 undergraduate students and 2,503 graduate students. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 40% percent are from NY and 60% percent of students are from other states.


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