Our students come from a variety of academic backgrounds, but they all share three main characteristics upon entering Yeshivat Maharat.

To gain admittance, applicants must:

  • Aspire to serve as spiritual leaders
  • Identify as Orthodox
  • Demonstrate proficiency in Jewish text study

The admissions process includes completion of the written application below, an interview with our admissions committee, and an evaluation of learning level with our Rosh Yeshiva. If you have questions about our criteria or the application process, please visit our contact page or reach us using the information below: 

  • Email: admissions@yeshivatmaharat.org 
  • Phone: 718-796-0590

Overseas students who wish to come to the US to study at Yeshivat Maharat:  We are an authorized F-1 Student Visa educational institution through the U.S. Government.  If you are in need of a student visa to attend, please contact us.


The 2018 Application

The 2018 Kollel Application

We strongly encourage applicants to apply for the Wexner Graduate Fellowship. For more information, please visit www.wexnerfoundation.org/programs/wexner-graduate-fellowship.