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Associate Programs

Dr. Mordecai D. Katz Associate Programs


The AA in Liberal Arts and AS in Management offer students the best of Yeshiva University—a rigorous Jewish and secular education combined with our distinctive on-campus experience. Through a carefully planned curriculum, students gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed. Upon graduation, students have a choice of pathways: if they wish to continue their education and have achieved a 3.0 cumulative GPA, they can seamlessly transition to Yeshiva University's bachelor’s degree programs. If they wish to pursue professional opportunities, they will be well equipped to join the professional world.

Application Checklist

Successful applicants to the YU Katz Associate Programs will:

  • Complete the online admissions application.
  • Submit high school transcript and present a minimum high school GPA of 2.0.
  • Submit two short answer responses (see below).
  • Submit a resume to include extra-curricular activities.
  • Submission of SAT/ACT scores are strongly encouraged but not required.
  • Attend a Next Steps information session with a member of our team.
  • Complete a math assessment (AS in Management) or writing assessment (AA in Liberal Arts).

Application short answer prompts:

  • Tell us about a time when you tried something and failed. What did you learn from your experience?
  • How will enrolling in Yeshiva University's associate program assist you with reaching your future goals?

Additional Information

Transfer to a Bachelor's Degree

Upon successful graduation from the AA in Liberal Arts or AS in Management program, students who graduate with a GPA of 3.0 or higher will have the opportunity to enroll in the bachelor’s programs at YU.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Need-based scholarships are available to associate students. To learn more about scholarships and financial aid, please see the Office of Student Aid.

Tuition & Fees

A full tuition breakdown can be found on the Office of Student Finance website.

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