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Yeshiva University
Stern College for Women
Motto תורה ומדע (Hebrew)
Torah Umadda ("Torah and secular knowledge")
Established 1886
Type Private, Jewish
Endowment US$1.1258 billion
Chancellor Norman Lamm
President Richard M. Joel
Academic staff 4,714
Undergraduates 3,017
Postgraduates 3,496
Location New York, New York
Campus Urban
Slogan "Torah U'Madda"
Athletics NCAA Division III, Skyline Conference, MACFA
Nickname Maccabees
Website www.yu.edu

Yeshiva University is a private university in New York City. It has six campuses in New York and one in Israel. The university was founded in 1886. It is a research university.

Its campuses and schools include Yeshiva College, Stern College for Women, Syms School of Business, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

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