Yeshiva University was founded in 1886 and is located in Manhattan, New York. It was established as the premier Jewish university. Presently, Yeshiva University has four campuses in the city and one in Israel.
The university's undergraduate schools offer a dual curriculum inspired by Judaism’s Hashkafa philosophy of Torah and Secular Knowledge combining academic education with the study of the Torah.
The university comprises of various schools and colleges: Yeshiva College, School of Graduate and Professional Studies, SY Syms School of Business and Stern College for Women, College of Medicine, School of Law, Graduate School of Jewish Studies, Graduate School of Psychology and School of Social Work. It follows a semester based academic calendar. Psychology, Accounting, Economics, Biology/Biological Sciences, Business Administration and Management are the most popular majors at Yeshiva University.
The university has a total student population of over 6,000 of which more than 2,700 are enrolled in under graduate programs. The university has a student to faculty ratio of 7:1 and has an acceptance rate of 80%. It also offers one year study abroad program in Israel, which sent over 600 students in 2016.
Notable Alumni: Norman Lamm (American Modern Orthodox rabbi, scholar, author and Jewish communal leader), Barbara Kay Olson (American lawyer and conservative television commentator)
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