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Yeshiva University

New York, NY
#48

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Yeshiva University, located in urban New York, NY, is a Jewish institution comprised of three undergraduate colleges (Yeshiva College, the Stern College for Women, and the Sy Syms School of Business). This private institution, founded in 1886, is unique in that it has a Center for the Jewish Future, which sponsors projects like the YU Torah Online. Students even produce publications at each campus, including a daily newspaper written in Hebrew. The school offers plenty of student organizations on campus and The Yeshiva Maccabees sports teams compete at the NCAA Division III level.

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Quick Facts


500 W. 185th Street
New York, NY 10033

2014-2015 Tuition

$38,730 Tuition and Fees

Students

2885 undergraduate students
53% male / 47% female

Admission

February 1 application deadline
82.2% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1886

Programs Offered

associate degree, bachelor's degree, doctorate, master's degree, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Education, General, Elementary Education and Teaching, Pre-Engineering, Hebrew Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other, English Language and Literature, General, Rhetoric and Composition, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Mathematics, General, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Philosophy, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Music, General, Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, History, General

Minors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Elementary Education and Teaching, French Language and Literature, Hebrew Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Rhetoric and Composition, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Philosophy, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Music, General, Public Health, General, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, History, General

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 2,885
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 2,832
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 53
Percent of male undergraduates: 53%
Percent of female undergraduates: 47%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, career, international students, personal, psychological, religious
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, fencing, golf, soccer, tennis, volleyball, wrestling
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, fencing, soccer, tennis, volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 1 2
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 13 4 9
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 1 2
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 6 1 7
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter N/A N/A N/A
Negligent manslaughter N/A N/A N/A
Sex offenses - Forcible N/A N/A N/A
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) N/A N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A N/A
Aggravated assault N/A N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A N/A
Motor vehicle theft N/A N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A N/A
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession N/A N/A N/A
Drug law violations N/A N/A N/A
Liquor law violations N/A N/A N/A

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.