• Applying to YU: Undergraduate

  • Application Process

    Applying to Undergraduate Programs

    The 2016 Application will be available on August 1, 2015

    2015 Online Application (preferred method of applying)

    2015 Application (pdf) 

    Candidates for General Admissions may apply at any time after completion of their junior year in high school. Students should apply no later than February 1 of their senior year of high school.

    Application Details: In order for any application to be considered complete for the Admissions Committee to review, the Office of Admissions must receive all items on the checklist.

    High school juniors with a superior scholastic record who are interested in enrolling at Yeshiva University prior to obtaining a high school diploma may apply to our Early Admissions Program.

    Non-U.S. citizens applying to Yeshiva University should review the additional requirements for International Applicants.

    Transfer students who are applying from other colleges should review the additional requirements for Transfer Applicants.

    Candidates for admissions are expected to present a strong B average and an SAT of 1100 (Critical Reading + Math) or ACT composite of 24. The applicant's character, personality and contribution to school and community life are also factors in the admissions decision.

    Essay choices for 2015 application:

    • Describe a setting in which you have collaborated or interacted with people whose experiences and/or beliefs differ from yours.  Address your initial feelings, and how those feelings were or were not changed by this experience.
    • You are required to spend the next year of your life in either the past or the future.  What year would you travel to and why? 

    Applications for the Spring 2015 semester must be complete by November 17, 2014. Decision letters for the Spring 2014 semester will be mailed mid-December. 

    Deadlines and Dates. Applications for the Fall 2015 semester are processed in three stages:

    Application Deadline:
    Decision Notification:  
    October 31,  2014        December 15, 2014
    December 15, 2014          February 15, 2015
    February 1, 2015           April 1, 2015

    All applicants who require financial assistance should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 1, 2015.

    Applying to Our Israel Program

    Students who have been admitted to Yeshiva University can study in Israel for a year. Learn more about the S. Daniel Abraham Israel Program.

    Transient Students
    Non matriculated students seeking admission for one term only (fall, spring, summer) can apply as Transient Students.


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