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  • Yeshiva University
  • General Address :
  • 500 W 185th St
    New York, New York 10033
    USA
    Phone: (212) 960-5400
  • Institution Type :
  • Private , 4-year
  • Student Population:
  • 5,000 - 10,000 students

  • Awards Offered:
  • Certificate
    Bachelor's
    Masters
    Doctorate
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  • About the School:
  • The University's guiding vision is the confidence that the best of the heritage of contemporary civilizationthe liberal arts and sciencesis compatible with the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life. On the undergraduate level, this belief is embodied in the dual curriculum under which students pursue a full program of Jewish studies while taking college programs in the liberal arts and sciences and business and receiving specialized preparation for advanced work in a discipline or profession. On the graduate level, this special mission is embodied in emphasis on the moral dimensions of the search for knowledge and the ethical principles that govern professional practitioners.

    Yeshiva University also is committed to the love of learning for its own sake (known in Jewish tradition as Torah Lishmah) and to teaching and research that stress a striving for excellence.

    A third goal of the University is to serve the general and Jewish communities of the city, the nation, and the world by preparing well-trained professionals in many fields and providing pioneering resources for community service.
  • Admission information :
  • Admission Office Phone: (212) 960-5277

    Undergraduate application fee (2006): $50
    Admission / Applications ratio (2006): 79%

    Admission Considerations:
    Secondary school GPA (Recommended), Secondary school record (Required), Recommendations (Required), Admission test scores (Required), TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) (Required)
  • Test Scores (2006) :
  • 25th Percentile75th Percentile
    SAT Critical Reading540670
    SAT Math550670
    SAT Writing
    ACT Composite2328
    ACT English
    ACT Math
     
    Notes:
    25th Percentile = 25% of students scored at or below
    75th Percentile = 25% of students scored above
  • Tuition and Fees :
  • Undergraduate Academic Year Cost:

    2005-2006 2006-2007 2007-2008
    Tuition and fees $25,600 $28,200 $30,560
    Books and supplies $1,100 $1,100 $1,100
    Room and board (on campus) $7,880 $8,670 $9,410
    Room and board (off campus) $6,525 $6,525 $6,525
  • Financial Aid Information:
  • Financial Aid Office Phone: (212) 960-5269

    Percentage of students receiving any financial aid: 61%

    Average amount of types of financial aid received from:
    Federal Grants: $4,274
    State/Local Grants: $2,606
    Institutional Grants: $17,494
    Student Loans: $6,527
  • School Website:
  • www.yu.edu
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