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Chances of getting into Yeshiva University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
55.4%
Admission Difficulty for Yeshiva University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into Yeshiva University and can I get accepted? The school has a 55% acceptance rate ranking it #53 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 919 out of 1,660 applicants were admitted making Yeshiva University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 30 percent. Yeshiva University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 60% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Yeshiva University is a prized outcome for many students. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must 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 the COVID-19 pandemic.

Yeshiva University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1150-1390
Applicants Submitting SAT
45%
SAT Scores for Yeshiva University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 590
SAT Math 25th 560
SAT Composite 25th 1150
SAT Scores for Yeshiva University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 700
SAT Math 75th 690
SAT Composite 75th 1390
Average SAT Score 1270

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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 32 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1150 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 1030. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1270 out of 1600. The school ranks #24 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. 45 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Yeshiva University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1390 and Above Good >68%
1270 to 1390 Avg + 55%-68%
1150 to 1270 Avg - 42%-55%
1030 to 1150 Reach 30%-42%
Less than 1030 Low <30%
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Yeshiva University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
24-30 
Applicants Submitting ACT
52%
ACT Scores for Yeshiva University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 24
ACT Math 25th 23
ACT Composite 25th 24
ACT Scores for Yeshiva University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 33
ACT Math 75th 30
ACT Composite 75th 30
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 21 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 27 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #27 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 52 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Yeshiva University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Yeshiva University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
30 and Above Good >68%
27 to 30 Avg + 55%-68%
24 to 27 Avg - 42%-55%
21 to 24 Reach 30%-42%
Less than 21 Low <30%
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Yeshiva University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.51
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Yeshiva University?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Yeshiva University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Yeshiva University was 3.51 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #36 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 55% 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
3.75+ 38% Good
3.50 to 3.75 23% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 15% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 12% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 10% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 2% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

75% of Yeshiva University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Yeshiva University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 47%
Top 25% of class 75%
Top 50% of class 96%
Bottom 50% of class 4%
Bottom 25% of class 0%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Yeshiva University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 730 930 1,660
Accepted 455 464 919
Acceptance Rate 62% 50% 55%
Enrolled 256 297 553
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 56% 64% 60%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
10

Applicants have 10 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2022.

Application Fee

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

Admission Requirements

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

Yeshiva University Admission 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?

55% 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 1150 and 1390. 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 30. 52% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.