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Yeshiva University

New York, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate67%
Acceptance Rate67%

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 accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Yeshiva University does not offer classes during the summer.

NOTE: Around 78% of students who start college at Yeshiva University complete all the credits required within six years.

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

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted X
Summer Classes Available X
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Yeshiva University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Do I Have To Take 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 language requirement

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Yeshiva University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Yeshiva University

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

Student Designed Majors

Yeshiva University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.

Senior Projects

Yeshiva University does not require students to complete a senior project.

Double Majoring at Yeshiva University

Yeshiva University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About Yeshiva University

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 Give AP Credit?

✅ 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. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Yeshiva University.

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.

Additional Information About Yeshiva University

Yeshiva University Library

The main library on campus is the Mendel Gottesman Library.

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


Does Yeshiva University have any ROTC programs?

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.

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