• Applying to YU: Undergraduate

  • Application Checklist

    We've put together the following checklist to help you keep track of the various steps involved in applying to YU. Your application will be considered complete and ready for the Admissions Committee to review once it contains all of the following components:

    Please note: The 2016-2017 application is now live.  Apply Today!

    General Applicants
    ___ Completed application 
    ___ Essay
    ___ $65 application fee
    ___ Official SAT or ACT scores
    ___ Official high school transcript
    ___ Interview

    Transfer Students
    In addition to the requirements for general applicants, transfer students are required to send:
    ___ Official transcripts of all post-high-school work

    International Students
    In addition to the requirements for general applicants, applicants whose native language is not English and who have been in the United States for less than three years, are required to send: 

    ___Official TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Scores
    ___Transcripts and copies of certificates must be in English or Hebrew.
    ___SAT or ACT scores are required for students applying from Canada.

    All applicants, except for Honors Program applicants, must respond to one of the following prompts in 750 words or fewer.

    • You are tasked with designing a new interdisciplinary course for first year students at your university. What would this course be, what is its value, and why does it appeal to you? 
    •  Throughout Tanach, history, and literature, there are many examples of people who have prevailed in spite of or because of their imperfections. Can you think of one “flaw” that you would choose to keep rather than give up? Explain. 
    The Honors Essays can be found on THIS PAGE

    Please note that it can take up to two weeks from the time we receive a document for it to be fully processed.


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