Yeshiva University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$43,575
3.26% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$35,603
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
2.24%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
67.4%
1,442 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
5,524
85% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
76.8%
417 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 Psychology (89 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (88 degrees), and Accounting (66 degrees).

In 2020, 2,107 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Yeshiva University. 56.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,532 degrees), 7.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (199 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Yeshiva University is $43,575, which is $14,946 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Yeshiva University is $43,575, which is $14,946 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $35,603.

In 2020, 86% of undergraduate students attending Yeshiva University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 21% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$43,575
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Yeshiva University was $43,575. The cost of tuition at Yeshiva University is $14,946 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

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Average Net Price

$35,603
2020 Value
4.86%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Yeshiva University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $35,603. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Yeshiva University grew by 4.86%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,892
Room and Board
$1,250
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Yeshiva University was of $12,892 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,250. The cost of room and board increased by 1.98% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.12% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

86%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
21%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

86% of undergraduate students at Yeshiva University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1.15% with respect to 2019, when 87% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2.24%
2018 Default Rate
18
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Yeshiva University was 2.24%, which represents 18 out of the 805 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Yeshiva University received 1,442 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 13.1% annual decline. Out of those 1,442 applicants, 972 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 67.4% acceptance rate.

There were 5,524 students enrolled at Yeshiva University in 2020, and 44% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Yeshiva University has an overall enrollment yield of 57.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

67.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
972
Accepted Out of 1,442

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Yeshiva University was 67.4% (972 admissions from 1,442 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 55.4%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −13.1%, while admissions grew by 5.77%.

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SAT Scores

44%
Submission Percentage
243
Scores Submitted

44% of enrolled first-time students at Yeshiva University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Yeshiva University has a total enrollment of 5,524 students. The full-time enrollment at Yeshiva University is 4,694 students and the part-time enrollment is 830. This means that 85% of students enrolled at Yeshiva University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Yeshiva University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59.2% White, 3.55% Hispanic or Latino, 2.39% Black or African American, 1.61% Asian, 0.724% Two or More Races, 0.0543% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0181% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Yeshiva University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (40.7%), followed by White Female (37.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (0.235%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (26.7%), followed by White Male (18.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.98%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

85%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Yeshiva University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,524 students. The full-time enrollment at Yeshiva University is 4,694 and the part-time enrollment is 830. This means that 85% of students enrolled at Yeshiva University are enrolled full-time compared with 76.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

90%
2020 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 (84.5%), 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
    3,272
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    196
  3. Black or African American
    132

The enrolled student population at Yeshiva University is 59.2% White, 3.55% Hispanic or Latino, 2.39% Black or African American, 1.61% Asian, 0.724% Two or More Races, 0.0543% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0181% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 49.8% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.74% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 255 more women than men received degrees from Yeshiva University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Yeshiva University is white (1,532 degrees awarded). There were 7.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (199 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Yeshiva University is General Psychology (89 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (88 degrees) and Accounting (66 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 (565 degrees awarded), Legal (419 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (213 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 (418,489 people), Social workers, all other (234,538 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (196,878 people), Other managers (190,133 people), and Postsecondary teachers (179,307 people).

The most specialized majors at Yeshiva University are Philosophy and Religious Studies (565 degrees awarded), Legal (419 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (213 degrees), Psychology (178 degrees), and Biology (112 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, Aerospace engineers, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Yeshiva University are Philosophy and Religious Studies (565 degrees awarded), Legal (419 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (213 degrees), Psychology (178 degrees), and Biology (112 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 (631,023 people), Elementary & secondary schools (523,574 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (429,891 people), Outpatient care centers (248,437 people), and Individual & family services (224,299 people).

The most specialized majors at Yeshiva University are Philosophy and Religious Studies (565 degrees awarded), Legal (419 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (213 degrees), Psychology (178 degrees), and Biology (112 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. 89 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 88 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 66 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Yeshiva University was General Psychology with 89 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

926
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,181
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 926 degrees were awarded to men at Yeshiva University, which is 0.784 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,181).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 305 degrees were awarded to men at Yeshiva University in Judaic Studies, which is 1.2 times more than the 255 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 255 degrees were awarded to women at Yeshiva University in Judaic Studies, which is 0.836 times less than the 305 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

80%
100% Completion Time
83%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 80% of students graduating from Yeshiva University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 83% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 84% 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 Sex

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 (72.4%).

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, 0.24% 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
    1,532 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    199 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    71 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Yeshiva University is white (1,532 degrees awarded). There were 7.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (199 degrees).

9.44% of degree recipients (199 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    817 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    715 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    47 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Yeshiva University is white female (817 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (715 degrees).

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Operations

Yeshiva University has an endowment valued at nearly $475M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $26.1M (5.5%), compared to the 3.48% average return ($10.5M on $302M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, Yeshiva University had a total salary expenditure of $250M. Yeshiva University employs 153 Instructors, 96 Professors, and 64 Associate professors. Most academics at Yeshiva University are Male Instructors (91), Male Professors(72), and Female Instructors (62).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Yeshiva University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 204 employees, Management, with 131 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 106 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$475M
2020 Endowment
5.84%
decline from 2019

Yeshiva University has an endowment valued at about $475M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Yeshiva University declined 5.84% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $173M 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. $2.61M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $9k - Local

As of 2020, Yeshiva University received $2.61M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $9k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$97.7M
2020 Salaries
4.48%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Yeshiva University paid a median of $97.7M in salaries, which represents 39.1% of their overall expenditure ($250M) and a 4.48% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.12% growth from 2018 and a 4.7% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (43% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$40.4M
Instructional Salaries
356
Number of Employees

In 2020, Yeshiva University paid a total of $40.4M to 356 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $69.9M (29.4%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Yeshiva University were Instructor with 153 employees; Professor with 96 employees; and Professor with 64 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Yeshiva University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 204 employees; Management with 131 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 106 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Yeshiva University was Male Instructor with 91 employees, Male Professor with 72 employees, and Female Instructor with 62 employees.

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

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