Yeshiva University
Yeshiva University is a private university
Private university
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 in New York City
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, with six campuses in New York and one in Israel. Founded in 1886, it is a research university ranked as 45th in the US
United States
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 among national universities by U.S. News & World Report
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 in 2012. It also ranked as 68th in the world by The Times Higher Education in 2011 and among 400 in world by THES—QS World University Rankings.

Yeshiva University’s undergraduate schools—Yeshiva College, Stern College for Women
Stern College for Women
Stern College for Women is the undergraduate women's college of arts and sciences at Yeshiva University. It is located at Yeshiva University's Israel Henry Beren Campus in the Murray Hill section of Manhattan....

, and Sy Syms School of Business
Sy Syms School of Business
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 proclaim to "offer a unique dual curriculum inspired by the Modern Orthodox Judaism
Modern Orthodox Judaism
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 philosophy of Torah Umadda
Torah Umadda
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("Torah and secular knowledge") combining the finest, contemporary academic education with the timeless teachings of Torah.”

Yeshiva University’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
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, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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, and other graduate and professional schools promote a “dual emphasis on professional excellence and personal ethics.”

Yeshiva University is an independent institution chartered by New York State.