4 year track application:
The admissions process for Yeshivat Maharat’s four-year program consists of 4 steps:
Intake Conversation: If you think you may be interested in applying to Yeshivat Maharat, please contact our Director of Admissions, Laura Shaw Frank at email@example.com to schedule an intake conversation.
Learning Assessment: Following your intake conversation, you will be connected with Rosh HaYeshiva Rabbi Jeffrey Fox for an evaluation of your text reading and comprehension skills.
Formal Application: Once your learning level has been assessed and Rabbi Fox gives you the go-ahead to apply, you should proceed to filling out the application. Instructions about the application can be found below.
Interview: After all the elements of your application have been received, you will be contacted to schedule an interview with our Admissions Committee, which consists of Rabba Sara Hurwitz, Rabba Dr. Erin Leib Smokler, Dr. Esther Altmann, and Laura Shaw Frank.
The following materials are required in order for an application to be considered for admission:
Completed online application
Resume (optional for current college students) – please email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Two letters of reference - one personal and one professional or academic. Letters should be mailed to Yeshivat Maharat or emailed to email@example.com
Official college transcripts and if applicable, graduate coursework transcripts. Transcripts should be mailed to Yeshivat Maharat or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Photo of applicant – please email to email@example.com
Application fee of $50 – payable at conclusion of online application
Admissions are rolling. Preference will be given to applications received by March 15th.
3700 Henry Hudson Parkway
Riverdale, NY 10463
Questions? Please email us at or call us at (718) 796-0590
Please note: The application does not have the capacity to save your entries while you are working on the application, only upon submission. Therefore, we recommend that you write your essays in another document and copy and paste them into the application when you are ready to submit.