Yeshiva University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$42,200
2.93% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$33,953
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
2.96%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
55.4%
1,660 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
5,357
86.8% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
83.1%
487 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 (110 degrees awarded), Accounting (75 degrees), and General Psychology (69 degrees).

In 2019, 1,902 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Yeshiva University. 54.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,327 degrees), 6.17 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (215 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Yeshiva University is $42,200, which is $13,700 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Yeshiva University is $42,200, which is $13,700 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $33,953.

In 2019, 87% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 24% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$42,200
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Yeshiva University was $42,200. The cost of tuition at Yeshiva University is $13,700 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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Average Net Price

$33,953
2019 Value
2.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Yeshiva University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $33,953. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Yeshiva University grew by 2.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,642
Room and Board
$1,224
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Yeshiva University was of $12,642 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,224. The cost of room and board increased by 0.198% between 2018 and 2019. 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
24%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Yeshiva University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 1.14% with respect to 2018, when 88% 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.
2.96%
2017 Default Rate
25
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Yeshiva University was 2.96%, which represents 25 out of the 845 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 1,660 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 10.1% annual growth. Out of those 1,660 applicants, 919 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 55.4% acceptance rate.

There were 5,357 students enrolled at Yeshiva University in 2019, and 43% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Yeshiva University has an overall enrollment yield of 60.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

55.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
919
Accepted Out of 1,660

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Yeshiva University was 55.4% (919 admissions from 1,660 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 60.3%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 10.1%, while admissions grew by 1.1%.

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SAT Scores

43%
Submission Percentage
230
Scores Submitted

43% of enrolled first-time students at Yeshiva University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Yeshiva University has a total enrollment of 5,357 students. The full-time enrollment at Yeshiva University is 4,650 students and the part-time enrollment is 707. This means that 86.8% of students enrolled at Yeshiva University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Yeshiva University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 69.6% White, 3.64% Hispanic or Latino, 2.56% Black or African American, 1.62% Asian, 0.504% Two or More Races, 0.0187% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0187% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Yeshiva University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (48.4%), followed by White Female (43.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (0.0757%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (28.7%), followed by White Male (19%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.18%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Yeshiva University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,357 students. The full-time enrollment at Yeshiva University is 4,650 and the part-time enrollment is 707. This means that 86.8% of students enrolled at Yeshiva University are enrolled full-time compared with 77.6% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

91%
2019 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 91%. 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
    3,729
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    195
  3. Black or African American
    137

The enrolled student population at Yeshiva University is 69.6% White, 3.64% Hispanic or Latino, 2.56% Black or African American, 1.62% Asian, 0.504% Two or More Races, 0.0187% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0187% 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 50.3% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.48% 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, 679 students (12.7%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 168 more women than men received degrees from Yeshiva University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Yeshiva University is white (1,327 degrees awarded). There were 6.17 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (215 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Yeshiva University is General Biological Sciences (110 degrees awarded), followed by Accounting (75 degrees) and General Psychology (69 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 (541 degrees awarded), Legal (351 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (125 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 (431,485 people), Social workers, all other (261,072 people), Other managers (207,980 people), Postsecondary teachers (175,906 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (164,280 people).

The most specialized majors at Yeshiva University are Philosophy and Religious Studies (541 degrees awarded), Legal (351 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (125 degrees), Psychology (171 degrees), and Biology (153 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 Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Public relations specialists, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at Yeshiva University are Philosophy and Religious Studies (541 degrees awarded), Legal (351 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (125 degrees), Psychology (171 degrees), and Biology (153 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 (609,173 people), Elementary & secondary schools (524,042 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (461,573 people), Outpatient care centers (265,256 people), and Offices of physicians (242,392 people).

The most specialized majors at Yeshiva University are Philosophy and Religious Studies (541 degrees awarded), Legal (351 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (125 degrees), Psychology (171 degrees), and Biology (153 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Yeshiva University.
Most Common
  1. 110 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 75 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 69 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Yeshiva University was General Biological Sciences with 110 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

867
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,035
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 867 degrees were awarded to men at Yeshiva University, which is 0.838 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,035).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 287 degrees were awarded to men at Yeshiva University in Judaic Studies, which is 1.15 times more than the 250 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 250 degrees were awarded to women at Yeshiva University in Judaic Studies, which is 0.871 times less than the 287 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

76%
100% Completion Time
82%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 76% of students graduating from Yeshiva University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 82% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 83% 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 (69.1%).

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, 0.616% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,327 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    215 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    66 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Yeshiva University is white (1,327 degrees awarded). There were 6.17 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (215 degrees).

11.3% of degree recipients (215 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    677 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    650 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    41 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Yeshiva University is white female (677 degrees awarded). There were 1.04 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (650 degrees).

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Operations

Yeshiva University has an endowment valued at nearly $504M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $13M (2.58%), compared to the 4.24% average return ($13.2M on $311M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2019, Yeshiva University had a total salary expenditure of $241M. Yeshiva University employs 133 Instructors, 95 Professors, and 68 Associate professors. Most academics at Yeshiva University are Male Instructors (86), Male Professors(71), and Female Instructors (47).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Yeshiva University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 199 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 121 employees, and Management with 114 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$504M
2019 Endowment
2.12%
decline from 2018

Yeshiva University has an endowment valued at about $504M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Yeshiva University declined 2.12% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $193M 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. $1.31M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $1.11M - Local

As of 2019, Yeshiva University received $1.31M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $1.11M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$93.5M
2019 Salaries
2.12%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Yeshiva University paid a median of $93.5M in salaries, which represents 38.7% of their overall expenditure ($241M) and a 2.12% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.7% decline from 2017 and a 26.1% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 234M (42.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$38.4M
Instructional Salaries
344
Number of Employees

In 2019, Yeshiva University paid a total of $38.4M to 344 employees working as instructors, which represents 41% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $71.1M (30.3%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
133 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
199 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Yeshiva University were Instructor with 133 employees; Professor with 95 employees; and Professor with 68 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Yeshiva University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 199 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 121 employees; and Management with 114 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Yeshiva University was Male Instructor with 86 employees, Male Professor with 71 employees, and Female Instructor with 47 employees.

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

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