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Yeshiva University Opens Its 75th Academic Year with 5,075 Students

October 5, 1961
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Yeshiva University will begin its 75th academic year tomorrow with a record enrollment of 5,075 students, a seven percent in crease over that of the previous school year, in six major teaching centers in Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx.

The 2,915 undergraduates in eight divisions will include 630 students at Yeshiva College, the men’s liberal arts and science school, a gain of 50 over the 1960 enrollment of 580 students. Stern College for Women will have 300 students, compared with 270 in the previous year. Nearly 2,100 students will attend the university’s nine graduate divisions.

A new department of mathematics and science education has been organized to prepare high school and college teachers of mathematics. The program for high school teachers will lead to a Master of Science degree. Those preparing to teach at the college level will be able to acquire a Ph. D.

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