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Yeshiva University Academics

Yeshiva University requires at least 128 credits to complete a bachelor's degree. There is no accelarated degree program at Yeshiva University, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits.

Yeshiva University does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Yeshiva University does not offer classes during the summer.

Around 78% of students who started college at Yeshiva University graduate within six years.

Yeshiva University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Which Courses Are Required at Yeshiva University?

Yeshiva University does not have a core curriculum. Since there are no specific-classes required in order to graduate, students have a lot of flexibiity about what classes they choose to take.

Students are not required to fulfill a lanuage requirement, but there is a math and science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.

Majors at Yeshiva University

When choosing a major, Yeshiva University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Yeshiva University below.

Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.

If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. Yeshiva University does not require a senior project for all students.

Does Yeshiva University Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

Yeshiva University does not offer services for students with disabilities.

Does Yeshiva University Offer Online Classes?

Yeshiva University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Yeshiva University Offer Credit for AP Classes?

Yeshiva University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Yeshiva University Have An Honors Program?

Yeshiva University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does Yeshiva University Require Internships?

Yeshiva University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.


The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Yeshiva University does not have any ROTC programs.

Dual Degree Programs at Yeshiva University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Yeshiva University offers these dual degree programs: - 3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Columbia University and Stonybrook University - 3-2 dual degree program in nursing with New York University - Occupational therapy with Columbia University, physical therapy with Rutgers University, podiatry with New York College of Podiatric Medicine

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Yeshiva University Majors & Subject Areas

Computer and Information Sciences, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, Other
Hebrew Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Intellectual Property Law
Legal Professions and Studies, Other
English Language and Literature, General
Creative Writing
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
General Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Molecular Biology
Structural Biology
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
Microbiology and Immunology
Genetics, General
Molecular Genetics
Pathology/Experimental Pathology
Molecular Pharmacology
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Mathematics, General
Dispute Resolution
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Bible/Biblical Studies
Talmudic Studies
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other
Social Work
Social Work, Other
Economics, General
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
Political Science and Government, General
Music, General
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Medical Scientist
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
Public Health, General
Bioethics/Medical Ethics
Business Administration and Management, General
Finance, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
History, General
History, Other

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