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Yeshiva University Data & Information Overview

153 awards Ranking Badges
Great Price Value for Your Money
67% Acceptance Rate
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How Well Is Yeshiva University Ranked?

#235 Best Colleges in Nation
#25 Best Colleges in NY
Social Work Highest Ranked Major
Quality Badge

2023 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Yeshiva University was awarded 153 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is social work.

Overall Quality

Yeshiva landed the #235 spot in College Factual's 2023 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,241 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Yeshiva held the #287 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Yeshiva is also ranked #25 out of 143 schools in New York.

See all of the rankings for Yeshiva University.

Is It Hard to Get Into Yeshiva?

67% Acceptance Rate
50% Of Accepted Are Women
44% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Yeshiva University is a competitive 67%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

Average Test Scores

About 44% of students accepted to Yeshiva submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 590 and 700. Math scores were between 550 and 710.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Yeshiva University  ( 590 to 700 )

SAT Math Scores for Yeshiva University  ( 550 to 710 )
Yeshiva received ACT scores from 51% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 24 and 31.

ACT Composite Scores for Yeshiva University  ( 24 to 31 )

Learn more about Yeshiva University admissions.

Yeshiva University Faculty

7 to 1 Student to Faculty
100% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Yeshiva is an impressive 7 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Yeshiva University is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Yeshiva University

90% Freshmen Retention
80% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

Yeshiva University has a freshmen retention rate of 90%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  90 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Yeshiva the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 80%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  80 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Yeshiva University.

Yeshiva University Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,553 Full-Time Undergraduates
0.6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
46.8% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,840 undergraduates at Yeshiva with 2,553 being full-time and 287 being part-time.

How Much Does Yeshiva University Cost?

$39,536 Net Price
33% Take Out Loans
$30,176 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Yeshiva is $39,536. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Yeshiva

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$24,193 $24,273 $31,030 $37,488 $52,585

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Yeshiva, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Yeshiva, approximately 33% of students took out student loans averaging $7,544 a year. That adds up to $30,176 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Yeshiva is 2.2%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Yeshiva Graduates Make?

$64,628 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Yeshiva with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $64,628 in their early years. This is good news for future Yeshiva graduates since it is 52% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.


See which majors at Yeshiva University make the most money.

Location of Yeshiva University

New York State
2,553 Full-Time Undergraduates
Large City Campus Setting
Yeshiva University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in New York, New York. The location of Yeshiva is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

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Contact details for Yeshiva are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 500 W 185Th St, New York, NY 10033-3299
Phone: 212-960-5400

Yeshiva University Majors

51 Majors With Completions
1,143 Undergraduate Degrees
937 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 51 majors graduated from Yeshiva University. Of these students, 1,143 received undergraduate degrees and 937 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 153 $51,683
General Biology 89 $18,305
General Psychology 68 $21,384
Accounting 59 $61,786
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 35 NA
Computer Information Systems 26 NA
Political Science & Government 24 NA
Religious Studies 20 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 19 NA
Economics 16 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Yeshiva University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Yeshiva

18% Take At Least One Class Online
9% Take All Classes Online

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2019-2020, 995 students took at least one online class at Yeshiva University. This is an increase from the 643 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 995 481
2018-2019 643 276
2017-2018 387 124
2016-2017 316 69
2015-2016 209 47

Learn more about online learning at Yeshiva University.

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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