• Honors

  • Early Decision

    Students who are certain that Yeshiva University is their first choice may apply to the Honors Programs as Early Decision candidates. For these students, all application materials must be submitted by November 10, 2014.

    Required materials include:

    • High school transcript with qualifying GPA

    • Two Honors Essays 

    • Five Honors Short Answers 

    • Signed Early Decision Agreement 

    • Standardized Test Report of qualifying score (Note: tests must be taken prior to the November 10 deadline, and October or November tests are only accepted provided that the score report is sent directly to Yeshiva University as part of the exam registration.)

    Following submission of all materials, the applicant must participate in Honors Day at Yeshiva University's New York campus, during which the Honors Program interview will occur.


    Early Decision Honors Days for the 2014-2015:

    Women's Days:

    Monday, November 10, 2014

    Monday, November 17, 2014

    Tuesday, November 25, 2014

    Men' Days:

    Thursday, November 13, 2014  

    Wednesday, November 19, 2014

    Monday, November 24, 2014



    The women's Honors Days take place on the Beren Campus and generally run from around 8:30AM to 4:00PM, and the men's Honors Days take place on the Wilf Campus from around 12:30PM to 7PM. If you prefer to reserve by phone, please call the Admissions Office at 212.960.5277.


    Students applying Early Decision to the Honors Program will receive one of three decisions (Note: all scholarship offers apply for four years on the New York campus):


    1) Acceptance into the Honors Program and award of a Distinguished Scholarship ($25,000 or $30,000)

    2) Acceptance into the Honors Program with award ($15,000)

    3) Acceptance and award pending


    1) Acceptance into the Honors Program and award of a Distinguished Scholarship ($25,000 or $30,000)

    Students offered admission to the Honors Program together with a Distinguished Scholarship are bound by the terms of their already-signed agreement to: 

    • Make no further college applications
    • Withdraw any other existing applications to other colleges
    • Enroll at Yeshiva University's New York campus for the Fall 2015 semester or the Fall semester immediately following post-high-school Torah study. Torah study may be pursued for more than one year, but must be in full year (not single semester) increments.
    • Submit a non-refundable deposit by January 1, 2015


     2) Acceptance into the Honors Program with award

    Students who are accepted to the Honors Program but do not receive offers of Early Decision Distinguished scholarships will be considered for an academic scholarship of $15,000 academic scholarships.  

    To accept their award and reserve their place in the program, they will need to submit a non-refundable deposit by May 1, 2015. 


     3) Acceptance and award pending

    Some students may not be admitted into the Honors Program at the time of Early Decision application, and both their decisions and, if applicable, awards, will be determined during the Regular Selection process in the Spring. 

    The Honors Committee will inform all applicants for Early Decision by December 15, 2014. 

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