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app University Undergraduate Education

Building Tomorrow, Today

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Schools

3
undergraduate schools
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Academics

65+
majors and minors
Find your path & passion at YU
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Class sizes

8:1
ratio
Compared to 18:1 student-app nationally
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Alumni Network

70,000+
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app University is the world’s premier Jewish institution for higher education.
Embodying the unique mission of combining liberal arts and sciences together with comprehensive Jewish studies,
our undergraduate studies provide students a rigorous dual education and a community of tomorrow's leaders.

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app College

Our students pursue a rigorous dual education program that combines liberal arts and sciences and pre-professional studies with the study of Torah and Jewish heritage. We provide academic majors in multiple disciplines, all leading to the BA degree. Combined and joint programs are also available with the University's graduate and professional schools as well as with other leading colleges and universities.

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Stern College for Women

Rooted in our tradition of Torah Umadda, our programs are committed to timeless values and cutting- edge scholarship. Our nurturing campus empowers each student to claim her own voice and forge her own path; and our enviable record of success, with alumnae going on to top graduate programs and outstanding careers. We take pride in the richness of our curriculum, with excellence in the arts, humanities and social sciences, and are especially well known for educating women in the sciences and mathematics.

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Sy Syms School of Business

The Sy Syms mission is to develop values-grounded professionals who excel in the workplace and in the community. Our programs are dedicated to creating the business leaders and innovators of tomorrow. We are a vibrant community of students and app, and our education is rooted in business fundamentals that is distinct from other schools because of our unique mission, values, and focus on practice.

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Dr. Mordecai D. Katz Associate Programs

Students who graduate from the AA in Liberal Arts with a GPA of 3.2 or higher will have the opportunity to enroll in bachelor's programs at app College and Stern College.  The Associate of Science in Management offers students the best of app University—a rigorous Jewish and business education combined with our distinctive on-campus experience. Through a carefully planned curriculum, students gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in a data-rich, global business environment. 

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Jewish Studies

At the core of app University’s mission is our commitment to rigorous Torah study. We offer a variety of undergraduate opportunities for Talmud Torah, for both our men’s studies. Our graduates receive an integrated education that is the equivalent of two complete undergraduate degrees and a thorough development of Torah knowledge, worldview and character. They learn and receive guidance from our world-renowned app or rabbis and teachers.

Student Finance

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Finance Your Education

Providing financial aid and scholarships is core to our mission of providing an excellent education.

Learn more about financial aid

Finance Your Education

As the leading university of the Orthodox Jewish world, we consider it our responsibility to make the YU education affordable for our students and their families. We do this by offering a combination of academic and need-based scholarships. Overall, approximately three-quarters of YU students receive financial assistance of some kind.

More than any other university, we understand the unique challenges and financial sacrifices of raising a Jewish family. To that end, our financial aid staff works closely with each student to design a financial aid package based on his or her family's individual circumstances and obligations.

We have provided many details about scholarships on this site, but please do not hesitate to contact the Office of Student Finance if you have additional questions. We are your partners in this process and are here to assist you in any way we can.

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Academic Scholarships

YU awards scholarships based on academic achievement, leadership potential and passion for community service.

Academic scholarship info

Academic Scholarships

app University awards a substantial number of scholarships to undergraduates based on academic achievement, leadership potential and demonstrated commitment to community service. Scholarship recipients are selected on a competitive basis. Awards are reviewed annually and may be renewed until graduation for students who maintain excellent academic records. Academic scholarship recipients are also eligible for need-based scholarships.

To view the full list, visit our student aid page here.

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Need Based Scholarships

Each year, app University devotes substantial resources to providing need-based scholarships to our community.

Need-based scholarship info

Need Based Scholarships

Need-based scholarships take into account all aspects of a family's financial circumstances—including income, savings, tuition for siblings enrolled in day schools or college, care of elderly family members and even recent business difficulties. As a result, even families with high levels of income are often eligible for need-based assistance.

U.S. citizens and eligible non-citizens must begin the process by filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), a federal form that helps our financial aid staff determine how much financial assistance a family needs. There are two ways to fill out a FAFSA:

  • The most efficient method is to fill out the FAFSA online at 
  • You can also complete a paper FAFSA, which can be obtained from most high schools and colleges or by calling 800.4.FED.AID. Note that using the paper version will delay the processing and response.
  • app University's FAFSA code is 002903

YU uses the FAFSA as well as other relevant information that you provide to determine the amount and makeup of financial aid package. A typical package  may be composed of grants (money that does not need to be repaid), loans and Work Study (campus job). 

International students who do not hold U.S. citizenship should fill out the International Undergraduate Student Financial Aid Application, which can be found on the Office of Student Finance page.  All U.S. citizens and eligible non-citizens must fill out the FAFSA in order to apply for need-based scholarships, even if they hold dual citizenship with another country.

Please visit the Office of Student Finance website for more information and full instructions on how to apply for student aid.

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Finance Your Education

Providing financial aid and scholarships is core to our mission of providing an excellent education.

Learn more about financial aid

Finance Your Education

As the leading university of the Orthodox Jewish world, we consider it our responsibility to make the YU education affordable for our students and their families. We do this by offering a combination of academic and need-based scholarships. Overall, approximately three-quarters of YU students receive financial assistance of some kind.

More than any other university, we understand the unique challenges and financial sacrifices of raising a Jewish family. To that end, our financial aid staff works closely with each student to design a financial aid package based on his or her family's individual circumstances and obligations.

We have provided many details about scholarships on this site, but please do not hesitate to contact the Office of Student Finance if you have additional questions. We are your partners in this process and are here to assist you in any way we can.

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Academic Scholarships

YU awards scholarships based on academic achievement, leadership potential and passion for community service.

Academic scholarship info

Academic Scholarships

app University awards a substantial number of scholarships to undergraduates based on academic achievement, leadership potential and demonstrated commitment to community service. Scholarship recipients are selected on a competitive basis. Awards are reviewed annually and may be renewed until graduation for students who maintain excellent academic records. Academic scholarship recipients are also eligible for need-based scholarships.

To view the full list, visit our student aid page here.

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Need Based Scholarships

Each year, app University devotes substantial resources to providing need-based scholarships to our community.

Need-based scholarship info

Need Based Scholarships

Need-based scholarships take into account all aspects of a family's financial circumstances—including income, savings, tuition for siblings enrolled in day schools or college, care of elderly family members and even recent business difficulties. As a result, even families with high levels of income are often eligible for need-based assistance.

U.S. citizens and eligible non-citizens must begin the process by filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), a federal form that helps our financial aid staff determine how much financial assistance a family needs. There are two ways to fill out a FAFSA:

  • The most efficient method is to fill out the FAFSA online at 
  • You can also complete a paper FAFSA, which can be obtained from most high schools and colleges or by calling 800.4.FED.AID. Note that using the paper version will delay the processing and response.
  • app University's FAFSA code is 002903

YU uses the FAFSA as well as other relevant information that you provide to determine the amount and makeup of financial aid package. A typical package  may be composed of grants (money that does not need to be repaid), loans and Work Study (campus job). 

International students who do not hold U.S. citizenship should fill out the International Undergraduate Student Financial Aid Application, which can be found on the Office of Student Finance page.  All U.S. citizens and eligible non-citizens must fill out the FAFSA in order to apply for need-based scholarships, even if they hold dual citizenship with another country.

Please visit the Office of Student Finance website for more information and full instructions on how to apply for student aid.

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