Yeshiva University, founded in 1886 by East European immigrants, proposes a curriculum that connects civil knowledge in the liberal arts with Orthodox Judaism. It is a private university in New York, which has 6 campuses in New York and 1 in Israel. The university of more than 6,500 students. Yeshiva includes three undergraduate schools, Stern College for Women, Yeshiva College, and Sy Syms School of Business, and also totally luxurious graduate schools in law and medicine.
The University is the earliest institution of higher education in the United States of America that consists of Jewish scholarship with scientific studies in the sciences, liberal arts, law, medicine, Jewish studies and education, business, sociology and psychology.
Students can study in Israel in their first year. More than 95% of Yeshiva graduates from the class of 2010 were expected to work or in graduate school within six months of graduation.
Significant alumni include Ari L. Goldman, Chaim Potok, Sheldon Silver, J. David Bleich, Steven Fine, David Berger, Elazar Hurvitz, Benjamin Blech, Jacob J. Schachter, Lawrence Schiffman, and many others.