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Business Honors and Entrepreneurial Leadership, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #201 (ARWU) New York City, NY, United States
The mission of the Sy Syms Business Honors and Entrepreneurial Leadership Program offered by Yeshiva University is to enhance the educational experience of its high-achieving business students.
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The Sy Syms Business Honors and Entrepreneurial Leadership Program offered by Yeshiva University stresses a culture of academic excellence coupled with a commitment to Jewish values across the curriculum. The program is focused on providing honors students with enhanced entrepreneurship opportunities; significant interaction with senior faculty in business, the liberal arts and sciences; and career-changing contacts with global business leaders and senior executives.

Specifically, the program offers high-level business courses, immersion in the liberal arts and sciences, along with significant entrepreneurship and internship opportunities. 


Sy Syms honors courses are designed to challenge students in various areas of business, to encourage imagination and creativity and to prepare students for exceptional career opportunities upon successful completion of the program.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    128 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Sy Syms honors students must spend at least three full years on campus while maintaining a comparable level of excellence in Jewish studies.

Required Courses

All Sy Syms honors students will be required to successfully complete:

  • Six honors courses of which 1) At least two must be from the Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Honors Program or S. Daniel Abraham Honors Program and 2) At least three must be  Sy Syms honors courses
  • Honors business entrepreneurship project/internship
  • Sy Syms entrepreneurship seminar

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: B

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Candidates are expected to meet the following criteria in order to apply:

  • High school GPA of 85 or above (or a strong B average)
  • SAT score of 1170 (out of 1600) or above or ACT composite score of 24 or above
Additionally, all Honors applicants are required to take the SAT I or ACT exam.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42200 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42200 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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