Yeshiva University

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world rank  602

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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 metropolis of New York City (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Yeshiva University (YU) is a medium-sized (EduListing enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational 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 degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 134 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym YU
Founded 1886
Motto Torah and secular knowledge

University Location

Address 500 W 185Th Street
New York City (population range: over 5,000,000)
10033-3299 New York
United States
T +1 (212) 960 5400
F +1 (212) 960 0055

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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

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
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 500 West 185th Street
New York City 10033-3299
+1 (212) 960 5277

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Jewish Jewish

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Yeshiva University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


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

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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