Yeshiva University

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Yeshiva University is a private university in New York City, with six campuses in New York and one in Israel. Founded in 1886, it is a research university ranked as 50th in the US among national universities by U.S. News & World Report in 2011[2] It also ranked as 68th in the world by The Times Higher Education in 2011[3] and among 400 in world by THES—QS World University Rankings.[4]

Yeshiva University’s undergraduate schools—Yeshiva College, Stern College for Women, and Sy Syms School of Business proclaim to "offer a unique dual curriculum inspired by the Modern Orthodox Judaism philosophy of Torah Umadda ("Torah and secular knowledge") combining the finest, contemporary academic education with the timeless teachings of Torah.”[5]

Yeshiva University’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, and other graduate and professional schools promote a “dual emphasis on professional excellence and personal ethics.”[5]

Yeshiva University is an independent institution chartered by New York State.[citation needed] It is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools[6] and by several professional agencies.[7]


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