Yeshiva University

Yeshiva University is a for-profit University. It is based in New York City and has 6 campuses in New York and 1 in Israel.

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Yeshiva University was established in 1886. It is ranked 50th in the United States by US news and World report in 2010-2011. It is ranked 68th in the world by Times Higher Education, also in 2010-2011.

It is an autonomous establishment chartered by the state of New York. It is accredited by several professional agencies including MSCHE.
Yeshiva University is one of the oldest universities in the US that provides higher education. It provides education in sciences, medicine, business, liberal arts and other fields.
As of today, this university has around three thousand and one hundred undergraduate students, three thousand five hundred graduate students and around one thousand at its affiliated schools.
The current president is Richard M. Joel Rabbi and Dr. Norman Lamm is the chancellor of the university.
Campus:
The main campus of the university – the Wilf campus – is situated in Washington Heights. During the great depression a plan to build a Moorish revival campus was scrapped.
Building started after the depression in modern style. Yeshiva University, now, comprises of twenty colleges, schools, affiliates, institutes and caters. Several hospitals and health care institutions are also affiliated with it.
It has campus facilities in Manhattan, the Bronx and Israel. The Manhattan campuses can be found at Washington heights, Murray hill and Greenwich village.
Main Programs:
Yeshiva University offers associate degree, bachelor`s degree, doctorate, master`s degree, post-master`s certificate.
The majors offered at Yeshiva university are Political Science and Government, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, Communication Disorders, General, Hebrew Language and Literature, Psychology, General, Computer and Information Sciences, General, Engineering, General, English Language and Literature/Letters, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Music, General, Economics, General, French Language and Literature, Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management, Education, General, History, General, Accounting, Business Administration and Management, General, Mathematics, General, Sociology, Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Audiology/Audiologist and Hearing Sciences, Jewish/Judaic Studies, Philosophy.
Address, Contact Details & Other Information:
General information:
 (212) 960-5400
Website:  www.yu.edu
Type:
4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:
Associate`s degree
Bachelor`s degree
Master`s degree
Post-master`s certificate
Doctor`s degree – research/scholarship
Doctor`s degree – professional practice
Campus setting:
City:
Large Campus housing:
Yes
Student population:
6,228 (2,853 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:
7 to 1
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