Yeshiva University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$39,070

3.01% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$30,968

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

2.2%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

50.7%

1,673 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

6,168

82.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

81.8%

444 Graduates

About

Yeshiva University is a higher education institution located in New York County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Yeshiva University were General Biological Sciences (102 degrees awarded), General Psychology (84 degrees), and Accounting (80 degrees).

In 2016, 2,097 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Yeshiva University. 61.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,361 degrees), 6.05 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (225 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Yeshiva University is $39,070, which is $13,214 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Yeshiva University is $39,070, which is $13,214 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $30,968.

In 2016, 86% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 24% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$39,070

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Yeshiva University was $39,070. The cost of tuition at Yeshiva University is $13,214 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$30,968

2016 Value

1.57%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Yeshiva University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $30,968. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Yeshiva University grew by 1.57%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,267

Room and Board

$1,224

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Yeshiva University was of $12,267 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,224. The cost of room and board increased by 9.04% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

86%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

24%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

86% of undergraduate students at Yeshiva University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 4.88% with respect to 2015, when 82% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2.2%

2015 Default Rate

21

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Yeshiva University was 2.2%, which represents 21 out of the 953 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Yeshiva University received 1,673 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 7.38% annual growth. Out of those 1,673 applicants, 849 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 50.7% acceptance rate.

There were 6,168 students enrolled at Yeshiva University in 2016, and 59% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Yeshiva University has an overall enrollment yield of 63.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

50.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

849

Accepted Out of 1,673

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Yeshiva University was 50.7% (849 admissions from 1,673 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 80.5%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 7.38%, while admissions declined by -32.3%.

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SAT Scores

59%

Submission Percentage

321

Scores Submitted

59% of enrolled first-time students at Yeshiva University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Yeshiva University has a total enrollment of 6,168 students. The full-time enrollment at Yeshiva University is 5,090 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,078. This means that 82.5% of students enrolled at Yeshiva University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Yeshiva University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64.3% White, 5.03% Asian, 3.24% Hispanic or Latino, 2.14% Black or African American, 0.519% Two or More Races, 0.146% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0324% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Yeshiva University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (50.5%), followed by White Female (44.5%) and Two or More Races Male (0.114%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (23%), followed by White Male (22%) and Asian Male (6.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

82.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Yeshiva University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,168 students. The full-time enrollment at Yeshiva University is 5,090 and the part-time enrollment is 1,078. This means that 82.5% of students enrolled at Yeshiva University are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Yeshiva University was 87%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Yeshiva University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,963

  2. Asian

    310

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    200

The enrolled student population at Yeshiva University is 64.3% White, 5.03% Asian, 3.24% Hispanic or Latino, 2.14% Black or African American, 0.519% Two or More Races, 0.146% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0324% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2016, 491 more women than men received degrees from Yeshiva University. The majority of degree recipients at Yeshiva University are white (1,361 degrees awarded). There were 6.05 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (225 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Yeshiva University is General Biological Sciences (102 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (84 degrees) and Accounting (80 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Yeshiva University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (374 degrees awarded), Legal (391 degrees), and Biology (222 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Yeshiva University are Physicians & surgeons (434,195 people), Social workers (307,288 people), Miscellaneous managers (231,624 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (209,650 people), and Counselors (207,949 people).

The most specialized majors at Yeshiva University are Philosophy and Religious Studies (374 degrees awarded), Legal (391 degrees), Biology (222 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (123 degrees), and Psychology (212 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Yeshiva University are Public relations specialists, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Physicians & surgeons, Financial analysts, and Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers

The most specialized majors at Yeshiva University are Philosophy and Religious Studies (374 degrees awarded), Legal (391 degrees), Biology (222 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (123 degrees), and Psychology (212 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Yeshiva University are Hospitals (658,731 people), Elementary & secondary schools (505,357 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (403,991 people), Outpatient care centers (228,265 people), and Individual & family services (226,273 people).

The most specialized majors at Yeshiva University are Philosophy and Religious Studies (374 degrees awarded), Legal (391 degrees), Biology (222 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (123 degrees), and Psychology (212 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 102 degrees awarded

  2. 84 degrees awarded

  3. 80 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Yeshiva University was General Biological Sciences with 102 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 803

  2. 1,294

In 2016, 803 degrees were awarded to men at Yeshiva University, which is 0.621 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,294).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 156 degrees were awarded to men at Yeshiva University in Law, which is 0.857 times less than the 182 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 294 degrees were awarded to women at Yeshiva University in Judaic Studies, which is 3.87 times more than the 76 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

75%

100% Completion Time

81%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 75% of students graduating from Yeshiva University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 81% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 82% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Yeshiva University is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.225% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,361 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    225 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    99 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Yeshiva University is white (1,361 degrees awarded). There were 6.05 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (225 degrees).

10.7% of degree recipients (225 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    822 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    539 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    57 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Yeshiva University is white female (822 degrees awarded). There were 1.53 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (539 degrees).

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Operations

Yeshiva University has an endowment valued at nearly $907M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $27.8M (3.06%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, Yeshiva University had a total expenditure of $699M. Of that $699M, they spent $296M on salaries and $699M on benefits.

Yeshiva University employs 118 Professors, 79 Associate professors, and 76 Instructors. Most academics at Yeshiva University are Male Professors (90), Male Instructors(59), and Male Associate professors (49).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Yeshiva University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 189 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 139 employees, and Management with 135 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$907M

2015 Endowment

83.5k%

growth from 2014

Yeshiva University has an endowment valued at about $907M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Yeshiva University grew 83.5k% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $636M higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $210M - Federal

  2. $7.99M - State

  3. $3.46M - Local

As of 2015, Yeshiva University received $210M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $7.99M from state grants and contracts, and $3.46M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$296M

Salary Expenditure

$699M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Yeshiva University had a total expenditure of $699M. Of that $699M, they spent $296M on salaries and $699M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Yeshiva University as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$296M

2015 Salaries

8.01%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Yeshiva University paid a median of $296M in salaries, which represents 42.3% of their overall expenditure ($699M) and a 8.01% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.05% growth from 2013 and a 5.26% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$38.5M

Instructional Salaries

352

Number of Employees

In 2015, Yeshiva University paid a total of $38.5M to 352 employees working as instructors, which represents 13% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

118 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

189 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Yeshiva University were Professor with 118 employees; Associate professor with 79 employees; and Associate professor with 76 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Yeshiva University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 189 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 139 employees; and Management with 135 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Yeshiva University was Male Professor with 90 employees, Male Instructor with 59 employees, and Male Associate professor with 49 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Yeshiva University.

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