Yeshiva University ranked as 68th best college in the US

YU rises in annual rankings of US colleges, from 76 to 68.

Arutz Sheva Staff ,

Yeshiva University in New York City
Yeshiva University in New York City
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Yeshiva University (YU) continues to rise in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best College Rankings released this week and has secured the 68th spot – rising from No. 76 in 2021 and moving up 29 spots in the last two years.

YU also placed No. 33 in the Best Value Schools category, up from 54th position last year. This accolade recognizes the colleges and universities that offer students the best value based on academic quality and average cost of attendance. 

“This continued rise in the rankings reflects strong execution on our long-term strategy of growth through investments in the key areas of Values & Leadership, STEM & Health, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, and Great Jobs & Impactful Careers,” said Dr. Ari Berman, president of Yeshiva University. “We are moving YU forward into its next great era, and I am deeply thankful to our faculty, staff, lay leaders and students who are driving our growth.”

Published by U.S. News & World Report, the Best National University Rankings annually rate 1,466 American colleges and universities that grant bachelor’s degrees. The rankings are based on data that U.S. News & World Report collects from an annual survey sent to each school administrators. Benchmarks range from student-faculty ratio and faculty resources to graduation and retention rates and alumni giving.

“We are delighted by YU’s ascent in the U.S. News & World Report Rankings, an impressive achievement,” said Dr. Selma Botman, Yeshiva University’s provost and vice president for academic affairs. “This ranking underscores our success educating students, introducing new academic programs, contributing new knowledge, and engaging with alumni in creative ways throughout the year.”



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