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Chances of getting into Yeshiva University

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
67%
Admission Difficulty for Yeshiva University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionLow
How hard is it to get into Yeshiva University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Yeshiva University is 67%.  It ranks #69 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Yeshiva University is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 972 out of 1,442 applicants were admitted.

The school has very high admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 30 percent (SAT 1140/1410 ACT 24/31). Yeshiva University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.41. Of those applicants who were admitted, 57% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Yeshiva University is a prized outcome for many students.

The Yeshiva University application fee is $65 and applications are due by Feb 1.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Yeshiva University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.

Yeshiva University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1140-1410
Applicants Submitting SAT
45%
SAT Scores for Yeshiva University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 590
SAT Math 25th 550
SAT Composite 25th 1140
SAT Scores for Yeshiva University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 700
SAT Math 75th 710
SAT Composite 75th 1410
Average SAT Score 1280

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Yeshiva University?

Yeshiva University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 34 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1140 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1000. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1280 out of 1600. Yeshiva University ranks #21 in New York and #139 in the nation for highest average SAT composite score. 45 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Yeshiva University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1410 and Above Good >78%
1275 to 1410 Avg + 67%-78%
1140 to 1275 Avg - 54%-67%
1005 to 1140 Reach 41%-54%
Less than 1005 Low <41%
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Yeshiva University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
24-31 
Applicants Submitting ACT
52%
ACT Scores for Yeshiva University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 25
ACT Math 25th 24
ACT Composite 25th 24
ACT Scores for Yeshiva University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 34
ACT Math 75th 30
ACT Composite 75th 31
Average ACT Score 27

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Yeshiva University?

Admission data indicates that Yeshiva University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 24 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 27 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #32 in New York and #194 in the U.S. for highest average ACT composite score. 52 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Yeshiva University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Yeshiva University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
31 and Above Good >79%
27 to 31 Avg + 67%-79%
24 to 27 Avg - 56%-67%
21 to 24 Reach 45%-56%
Less than 21 Low <45%
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Yeshiva University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.41
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Yeshiva University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Yeshiva University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Yeshiva University was 3.41 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #54 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Yeshiva University accepts 67% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Yeshiva University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
4.0 21.68% Good
3.75 to 3.99 13.1% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 22.24% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 13.08% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 13.08% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 12.52% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 2.99% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 1.31% Reach
less than 1.00 0% Reach

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

Yeshiva University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 646 796 1,442
Accepted 487 485 972
Acceptance Rate 75% 61% 67%
Enrolled 265 293 558
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 54% 60% 57%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Feb 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Yeshiva University is $65.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Yeshiva University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Yeshiva University Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Yeshiva University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=197708 IPEDS survey data for Yeshiva University.

FAQs

Does Yeshiva University prefer SAT or ACT?

45% of students submit their SAT scores to Yeshiva University. 52% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Yeshiva University?

67% of those who apply are granted admission to Yeshiva University. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Yeshiva University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1140 and 1410. 45% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Yeshiva University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 24 and 31. 52% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.