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Yeshiva University

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History

Yeshiva University was extended from a small yeshiva institute in 1886, which used to offer some secular education to Jews on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, New York. It is the institution that combines the knowledge of Western civilization and the rich fortune of Jewish culture. Yeshiva University aids three undergraduate schools, seven graduate and professional schools. Yeshiva University is an institution that looks forward to offering its students various ways to establish their careers and be successful in life. Yeshiva University has been guided by its four presidents namely Dr. Bernard Revel, Dr. Samuel Belkin, Dr. Norman Lamm and Dr. Richard. M. Joel.

University Programs, Courses and School

Yeshiva University has 5 schools and colleges for undergraduate studies, 8 schools and colleges for graduates and 3 affiliated schools which are located in its four campuses Beren Campus, Brookdale Centre, Resnick Campus, Wilf Campus; these campuses offer wide learning opportunities and challenges to the students. The school and colleges of the Yeshiva University are;

Undergraduate Studies

  • Katz School of Science and Health
  • Stern College for Women
  • Sy Syms School of Business
  • Yeshiva College
  • Yeshiva University Summer Classes

Graduate Studies

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
  • Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies
  • Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology
  • Katz School of Science and Health
  • Sy Syms School of Business Graduate Studies
  • Wurzweiler School of Social Work

Affiliate Schools

  • Samuel H. Wang Yeshiva University High School for Girls
  • The Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy – Yeshiva University High School for Boys 
  • Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS)

University Achievements

Yeshiva University is ranked number 68 in National Universities by the U.S. News in 2022 edition and it educates more than 6,500 students every year.

University Alumni

The alumni of Yeshiva University are-

  • Immanuel Shalev: Infusing Everyday Life with Torah
  • Etan G.: The Jewish Rapper
  • Lisa Hawk Establishes a Jewish Library
  • Shira (Lankin) Sheps Tells the Stories of Jewish Women
  • Dani Waxsman : Reducing the Trauma of Dementia
  • Aryeh Katz: Marketing the Movies
  • Caroline (Katz) Gold: Champion of Genetic Screening
  • Ilan Regenbaum: Guiding Innovation for the Israeli Air Force
  • Yosef Herzog: Making it in the Media
  • Miriam Merzel Schachter: Contributing to the Health of the Coming Generations

University Infrastructure and Services

Campuses-

Yeshiva University has four campuses located in New York. The campuses are- Beren Campus, Brookdale Centre and Wilf Campus (are located in Manhattan), and Resnick Campus (is located in Bronx). Washington Heights, near Manhattan's northern tip, is a historic neighbourhood that has had an energetic Jewish community since the 1930s. The place is home to University's Wilf Campus. The Resnick Campus in the Bronx assists Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology.

Libraries-

Yeshiva University libraries engage students actively. University provides a variety of spaces for exchange of knowledge, places for social interaction, for discovery and for learning. The major role of the university library is to orient students within the structure of Literacy for Higher Education, to help students become graceful information seekers, lifelong learners and aware citizens. Yeshiva University takes every step to help students in gaining knowledge and learning.

Housing Services-

Yeshiva University’s office of University Housing and Residence Life (UHRL) helps in providing housing on campus. There is a separate housing option for men and women for the convenience and comfortable stay. Living with other students in the university is one of the most memorable and valuable parts of college life. Students will have the opportunity to make friends for life, will be challenged intellectually and will develop social ties that will help them throughout their life. Living in Yeshiva University housing gives individuals an opportunity to learn, understand and appreciate other people present around them. It is very important to maintain honesty, consideration, mutual respect and communication among each other.

Medical Services-

The health and wellness of students is on top priority of Yeshiva University. The Yeshiva University Office of Student Health assists students by providing medical services. Yeshiva University is partnered with Antidote Health to provide students 24/7 access to qualified physicians through telehealth. Virtual appointments can be made within minutes which provides medical guidance, diagnosis, and prescriptions when needed. This service meets the needs of the majority of student’s medical issues. For those situations in which a physical examination or testing lab is required, many local urgent cares and walk-in clinics are located close to the all campuses.

Students Clubs-

Joining a club or society is one of the best possible ways to get more out of your time at Yeshiva University. There is a large choice of things to do offered by The Office of Student Life. It provides leadership training, programming assistance and guidance to all upcoming student leaders.  students learn how to represent themselves in a better way, the office of student life offers various clubs, programs and events indicative according to the interests of the students. There are over 140 clubs available. Some of the clubs are listed below-

  • Accounting Society
  • ACM Computer Science Club
  • Active Minds
  • Alexander Hamilton Society
  • Architecture Club
  • Baking Club
  • Blockchain 
  • Bnei Akiva Society
  • Bowling Club
  • Chess Club
  • Chizuk from the Heights
  • College Diabetes Network
  • Commentator
  • Engineering Club
  • Fantasy Football Club
  • Fashion and Business Club
  • Finance Club
  • Financial Literacy Club

University Location

  • Wilf Campus: 500 West 185th Street, Manhattan, New York
  • Beren Campus: 245 Lexington Avenue,Manhattan, New York
  • Brookdale Center: 55 Fifth Avenue,Manhattan, New York
  • Resnick Campus: 1300 Morris Park Avenue and 1165 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, New York

International Student Info

Courses Offered –

  • Yeshiva College: BA, BS
  • Stern College for Women: AA, BA, BS, MA
  • Syms School of Business: BS, MBA, MS
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law: JD, JSD, LLM, MSL
  • Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies: MA, PhD
  • Wurzweiler School of Social Work: AC, MSW, PhD
  • Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology: MA, MS, PhD, PsyD
  • Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration: AC, EdD, MS
  • Katz School of Science and Health:  MA, MS
  • Graduate Programs in Arts and Sciences: MA, PhD

International Student Support-

The Yeshiva University is home to about many international students from many countries. The Office of International Services (OISS) staff helps international students with visas who are enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs. OISS helps in various ways, guides on immigration status while being in the university and ensures university and student consent with immigration policies. The people working in OISS are- 

  • Jennifer Golden- Director Office of International Services
  • Kristen Gartside- Assistant Director Office of International Services 
  • Rukia Rahi- International Program Coordinator Office of International Services
  • Betty Kam- Senior Administrative Assistant

International Student Contact-

OISS works virtually on Fridays.

Phone: 646-592-4203 
Email: [email protected]  

Mailing Address:
Yeshiva University
Office of International Services
500 W 185th Street
Furst Hall, Room 413
New York, NY 10033

Wilf Campus
Monday - Thursday
500 W 185th Street, Furst, Room 413

Beren Campus 
Tuesday & Thursday
215 Lexington Ave, Room 612  

Cardozo Law 
Wednesday (By Appointment) 
55 5th Ave, Room 533  

Resnick Campus 
By Appointment Only 
 

Student Life

Student Society-

The societies/clubs or organizations motivates Yeshiva University’s students to enrol themselves in student activities as it is an amazing way of experiencing personal growth, meet new students, share common interests with other students, teachers and staff. The goal of student activities is to help students in developing skills in leadership, event planning and management, decision-making, communication, goal setting, marketing and promotion, but the main purpose is to make an individual's life fun and memorable.

Sports and Fitness-

Joining a sports club is one of the best possible ways to get more out of your time at Yeshiva University. There is a large choice of sports activities offered.

Health and Wellness-

The health and wellness of students is on top priority of Yeshiva University. The Yeshiva University Office of Student Health assists student’s health. Yeshiva University is partnered with Antidote Health to provide students 24/7 access to qualified physicians through telehealth. Virtual appointments can be made within minutes which provides medical guidance, diagnosis, and prescriptions when needed. This service meets the needs of the majority of student’s medical issues. For those situations in which a physical examination or testing lab is required, many local urgent cares and walk-in clinics are located close to all campuses.

Food and Drinks-

The Department of Dining Services (DDS) works as a part of Yeshiva University. They offer daily meals on all four campuses.  They also operate several stores and vending machines to help students in need. DDS also assists in departmental catering functions. The food menu offers a variety of food choices so that students can enjoy their meals.

Short-term getaways-

There are many options available for weekend getaways within a short drive like Yeshiva University Museum.

Student Safety

The safety of the students, faculty, staff and visitors is one of the top priorities of Yeshiva University. The Department of Security is committed to provide and maintain the public safety services at all campuses. University’s security officers are posted in all University buildings as well as in all residence halls 24 hours/day. The security department also provides additional security on special events.

Scholarships-

The Yeshiva University provides scholarships in everything from academic and research activities to merit-based students. Students are considered for some scholarship programs automatically as part of their admission or financial aid applications. The university awards financial aid of nearly $45 million every year to their students.

Rankings

Global Rankings-

  • US News- 250
  • QS- 252
  • GTU Rank- 185

Regional Rankings-

  • US News- 68
  • QS- 67
  • Forbes-75

Application Requirement

Average Academic Score

  • GPA- 3
  • IB-33
  • Percentage- 75%

Average Entrance Score 

  • TOEFL- 82
  • SAT-1180
  • ACT- 24
  • GRE-317
  • GMAT- 550
  • GRE Quantitative- 157
  • GRE Verbal- 160

Deadlines

Application deadline is February 1

 

Yeshiva University Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

Yeshiva University Application Requirements

3
GPA
33
IB
75
Percentage

Yeshiva University Cost of studies

Fees

Undergraduate: $44,900

Graduate: Fees vary for each program

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Yeshiva University Deadlines

Undergraduate: January 12

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

Yeshiva University Rankings

Global

250
US News
252
QS
201 -300
Shanghai
185
GTU Rank

Regional

United States of America
97
US News
67
QS
67 -94
Shanghai
75
Forbes
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