Yeshiva University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$40,000

2.38% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$31,873

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

2.04%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

62.8%

1,861 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

6,330

82.5% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

81.6%

431 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 (94 degrees awarded), Accounting (80 degrees), and General Psychology (73 degrees).

In 2017, 2,024 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Yeshiva University. 53.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,396 degrees), 5.65 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (247 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Yeshiva University is $40,000, which is $13,500 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Yeshiva University is $40,000, which is $13,500 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $31,873.

In 2017, 87% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 25% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$40,000

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Yeshiva University was $40,000. The cost of tuition at Yeshiva University is $13,500 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$31,873

2017 Value

2.92%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Yeshiva University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $31,873. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Yeshiva University grew by 2.92%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,442

Room and Board

$1,224

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Yeshiva University was of $12,442 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,224. The cost of room and board increased by 1.43% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

87%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

25%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Yeshiva University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.16% with respect to 2016, when 86% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

2.04%

2016 Default Rate

19

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Yeshiva University was 2.04%, which represents 19 out of the 931 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Yeshiva University received 1,861 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 11.2% annual growth. Out of those 1,861 applicants, 1,169 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 62.8% acceptance rate.

There were 6,330 students enrolled at Yeshiva University in 2017, and 53% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Yeshiva University has an overall enrollment yield of 53%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

62.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,169

Accepted Out of 1,861

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Yeshiva University was 62.8% (1,169 admissions from 1,861 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 50.7%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 11.2%, while admissions grew by 37.7%.

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SAT Scores

53%

Submission Percentage

330

Scores Submitted

53% of enrolled first-time students at Yeshiva University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Yeshiva University has a total enrollment of 6,330 students. The full-time enrollment at Yeshiva University is 5,225 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,105. 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 63.9% White, 5.17% Asian, 3.24% Hispanic or Latino, 2.2% Black or African American, 0.616% Two or More Races, 0.079% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0474% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Yeshiva University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (47.9%), followed by White Female (46.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (0.113%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (25%), followed by White Male (21.8%) and Asian Female (6.17%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

82.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Yeshiva University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,330 students. The full-time enrollment at Yeshiva University is 5,225 and the part-time enrollment is 1,105. This means that 82.5% of students enrolled at Yeshiva University are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

90%

2017 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 90%. 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

    4,042

  2. Asian

    327

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    205

The enrolled student population at Yeshiva University is 63.9% White, 5.17% Asian, 3.24% Hispanic or Latino, 2.2% Black or African American, 0.616% Two or More Races, 0.079% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0474% 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 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1,121 students (17.7%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 136 more women than men received degrees from Yeshiva University. The majority of degree recipients at Yeshiva University are white (1,396 degrees awarded). There were 5.65 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (247 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Yeshiva University is General Biological Sciences (94 degrees awarded), followed by Accounting (80 degrees) and General Psychology (73 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 (462 degrees awarded), Legal (353 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (131 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 (426,548 people), Social workers, all other (255,166 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (226,301 people), Other managers (187,709 people), and Postsecondary teachers (183,912 people).

The most specialized majors at Yeshiva University are Philosophy and Religious Studies (462 degrees awarded), Legal (353 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (131 degrees), Biology (176 degrees), and Psychology (178 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Yeshiva University are Surgeons, Dentists, Physicians, Nurse anesthetists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Yeshiva University are Philosophy and Religious Studies (462 degrees awarded), Legal (353 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (131 degrees), Biology (176 degrees), and Psychology (178 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Yeshiva University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (644,227 people), Elementary & secondary schools (527,423 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (438,986 people), Outpatient care centers (238,675 people), and Offices of physicians (214,998 people).

The most specialized majors at Yeshiva University are Philosophy and Religious Studies (462 degrees awarded), Legal (353 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (131 degrees), Biology (176 degrees), and Psychology (178 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 94 degrees awarded

  2. 80 degrees awarded

  3. 73 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Yeshiva University was General Biological Sciences with 94 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 944

  2. 1,080

In 2017, 944 degrees were awarded to men at Yeshiva University, which is 0.874 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,080).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 236 degrees were awarded to men at Yeshiva University in Judaic Studies, which is 1.05 times more than the 224 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 224 degrees were awarded to women at Yeshiva University in Judaic Studies, which is 0.949 times less than the 236 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

76%

100% Completion Time

86%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 76% of students graduating from Yeshiva University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 86% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 87% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Yeshiva University is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 1.86% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,396 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    247 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    70 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Yeshiva University is white (1,396 degrees awarded). There were 5.65 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (247 degrees).

12.2% of degree recipients (247 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    698 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    698 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Male

    39 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Yeshiva University is white female (698 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (698 degrees).

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Operations

Yeshiva University has an endowment valued at nearly $506M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $51.9M (10.2%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, Yeshiva University had a total salary expenditure of $251M. Yeshiva University employs 111 Assistant professors, 98 Instructors, and 75 Professors. Most academics at Yeshiva University are Male Instructors (70), Male Assistant professors(61), and Male Professors (60).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Yeshiva University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 191 employees, Management, with 135 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 131 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$506M

2017 Endowment

5.84%

growth from 2016

Yeshiva University has an endowment valued at about $506M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Yeshiva University grew 5.84% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $220M 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. $1.3M - Federal

  2. $24k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Yeshiva University received $1.3M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $24k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$96.1M

2017 Salaries

26.1%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Yeshiva University paid a median of $96.1M in salaries, which represents 38.3% of their overall expenditure ($251M) and a 26.1% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 56.1% decline from 2015 and a 8.01% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$37.8M

Instructional Salaries

343

Number of Employees

In 2017, Yeshiva University paid a total of $37.8M to 343 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $61.3M (31.9%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

111 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

191 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Yeshiva University were Assistant professor with 111 employees; Instructor with 98 employees; and Instructor with 75 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Yeshiva University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 191 employees; Management with 135 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 131 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Instructor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Yeshiva University was Male Instructor with 70 employees, Male Assistant professor with 61 employees, and Male Professor with 60 employees.

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

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