Saturday, 17 January 2015

Yeshiva University

Yeshiva University is a private institution that was founded in 1886. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,885, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 300 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Yeshiva University's ranking in the 2015 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 48. Its tuition and fees are $38,730 (2014-15).

Yeshiva University is Jewish institution in New York City. The university is divided into three undergraduate colleges: Yeshiva College, the Stern College for Women and the Sy Syms School of Business, each at campuses throughout Manhattan. A university shuttle system transports students between campuses. The university also has a campus in Israel, where more than 600 students a year study through the S. Daniel Abraham Israel Program. Freshmen are not required to live on campus, though many choose to do so. There are dozens of student organizations on campus, from a computer science club to the Student Holocaust Education Movement. The Yeshiva Maccabees sports teams compete at the NCAA Division III level. The school has a Center for the Jewish Future, which sponsors projects like the YU Torah Online. Students design regular Shabbat programs, and produce publications at each campus, including newspapers The Commentator and The Observer.

Yeshiva University earns accolades for its highly ranked research opportunities at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and Yeshiva has a law school, too. The school has a number of graduate offerings specific to the Jewish faith through the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration and the Bernard Revel Graduate School, which offers master’s degrees in areas such as Medieval Jewish History and Jewish Philosophy.

Yeshiva University is a major national research university with the guiding vision that the best of the heritage of contemporary civilization and knowledge is compatible with the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life. On the undergraduate level this is embodied in the dual curriculum under which students pursue a full program of liberal arts, the sciences, and business while taking a full core of Jewish studies. On the graduate level the University's mission is embodied in the emphasis on the moral dimensions of the search for knowledge and the Jewish ethical values and principles that govern professional practitioners. In its 128th year, Yeshiva University is the country???s oldest and most comprehensive institution combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement.


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