Yeshiva University’s Belter Hall

Yeshiva University

#21, overall score 69.67/100

Fun Fact:

YU sports teams have frequently won conference championships in sports like tennis, volleyball and cross-country. The teams do not play on Shabbat or other Jewish holidays.

ACADEMICS Score: 15/30

  • Score: 15/30
  • Acceptance rate: 63%
  • Student/faculty ratio: 7:1
  • Jewish Studies major: Yes
  • Israel Studies major: No

FINANCES

  • Tuition: $40,670
  • Room & board costs: $12,135
  • Average annual scholarship/grant package: $9,556

CAMPUS INFORMATION

  • Location: New York, N.Y.
  • Region: Mid-Atlantic
  • Public/Private: Private
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 2,744
  • Jewish undergraduate enrollment: 2,744
  • Jewish population share: 100%
  • Student origin: 65% in-state/35% out-of-state
  • NCAA Division: III
  • NCAA team: Maccabees

ISRAEL Score: 15/20

JEWISH LIFE Score: 33/40

  • Score: 33/40
  • Hillel: None
  • Chabad: Chabad of Washington Heights
  • OU-JLIC: None
  • Meor: None
  • Jewish fraternities: AEPi
  • Jewish sororities: None
  • Anti-Semitic incidents in 2016: 0
  • Can you get kosher food on the school meal plan?: Yes
  • Synagogues within 10 miles: 121 (84 Orthodox, 18 Conservative, 19 Reform)
  • Eruv: Yes
  • Most famous Jewish alumnus: Chaim Potok

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