Yeshiva University is a private university in New York City, with six campuses in New York and one in Israel. Founded in 1886, it is a research university ranked as 50th in the US among national universities by U.S. News & World Report in 2011 and among 400 in world by THES—QS World University Rankings.
Yeshiva University’s undergraduate schools—Yeshiva College, Stern College for Women, and Sy Syms School of Business proclaim to “offer a unique dual curriculum inspired by the Modern Orthodox Judaism philosophy of Torah Umadda (“Torah and secular knowledge”) combining the finest, contemporary academic education with the timeless teachings of Torah.”
Yeshiva University’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, and other graduate and professional schools promote a “dual emphasis on professional excellence and personal ethics.”
Yeshiva University is an independent institution chartered by New York State. It is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and by several professional agencies.
Each of the Undergraduate Schools charges tuition either on a full time basis or based on the number of credits the student is enrolled in each semester. The Graduate Schools charge varying tuitions based on the number of credits in which the students are enrolled. Full and part-time undergraduates may enroll in approved graduate courses at no additional charge during their last year of undergraduate study.