2011 Open House

High School Seniors Get a Firsthand Look at YU’s Academic Excellence and Vibrant Jewish Atmosphere

Hundreds of high school seniors and their parents had the opportunity to learn about Yeshiva University’s unique dual curriculum of an exceptional Jewish Studies program and a first class liberal arts, sciences or business education, at the November 13 undergraduate Open House for men on the Wilf Campus and the November 20 Open House for women on the Beren Campus.

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“Yeshiva University is the preeminent Jewish university in North America, said Rabbi Kenneth Brander, special assistant to the president for undergraduate admissions. “We are set apart by the unique ability to combine Torah study on each student’s individual level with a first-rate secular education and the resources of one of the nation’s top research institutions.”

Prospective students interested in Yeshiva CollegeStern College for Women or SYMS School of Business can learn about the many academic options available in fields ranging from biology, political science and accounting to Jewish studies, philosophy and art. The Open Houses include tours through YU’s libraries and dormitories as well as a chance to meet with deans and faculty.

“Here at YU, a student can be in an environment in which common values are shared, their lives enriched and their successes celebrated,” said Brander.

To arrange a campus tour, learn about financial aid packages available or to apply to Yeshiva University visit www.yu.edu/admissions.

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