Yale University

New Haven, CT

Yale University

New Haven, CT

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Tuition & Fees

$57,700

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
780
25th
720
75th
800
25th
740
75th
36
25th
34
75th
35
25th
31
75th
35
25th
33
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

6

students

1

faculty

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Extremely Selective

6%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,299
Declined 32,921
Total Received 35,220
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Private

7,199

undergraduate students

7,711

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Yale University, founded in 1701, is a private liberal arts university comprised of Yale College and 13 graduate and professional schools. Its 342-acre central campus is located in New Haven, CT.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 14,910
Established in 1701
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

342-acre, urban campus in New Haven (population: 131,014), 42 miles from Hartford. Served by air, bus, and train; air serves Hartford and New York City (80 miles). School operates transportation around campus and to some off-campus locations. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Yale University
38 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT
06520

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
84%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Fun Facts

  • Yale University students rub the Theodore Dwight Woolsey statue's foot for good luck.
  • Yale University has the second-largest academic library in the nation, with over 9.5 million volumes.
  • Yale University boasts a nearly unheard of 99% freshman-to-sophomore retention rate (as of 2017), meaning almost all of the students who attend Yale for their freshman year return for sophomore year.

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
95%
Top 1/4
99%
Top 1/2
100%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
780
25th
720
75th
800
25th
740
75th
36
25th
34
75th
35
25th
31
75th
35
25th
33

Admissions Facts

Application fee $80
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final deadline) January 2
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Recommended

Extremely Selective

6%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,299
Declined 32,921
Total Received 35,220

Admissions Factors

Required

Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

56%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$58,244

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $57,700
Housing $9,750
Food $7,450
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $75,900
Average Financial Aid - $58,244
Total with Avg. Aid $17,656

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,010,695
State
Institutional $164,727,054
Other external $4,856,794
Total $176,594,543

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional
Other external $595,065
Total $595,065

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 203 432-2700
F: 203 436-9768
sfs@yale.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Fencing yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Gymnastics yes
Ice hockey yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Other sports yes
Rowing yes yes
Sailing yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Squash yes yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

Alpine skiing, archery, badminton, ballroom dance, baseball, basketball, cricket, cycling, equestrian sports, field hockey, figure skating, fishing, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, indooclimbing, Judo, Kendo, lacrosse, Muy Thai, Nordic skiing, pistol, polo powerlifting, rifle, rugby, running, skeet/trap, soccer, spikeball, squash, swimming, synchronized swimming, table tennis, tae kwon do, tennis, triathlon, ultimate frisbee, volleyball, water polo, wrestling, wushu

Club Sports - Women's

Alpine skiing, archery, badminton, ballroom dance, basketball, cricket, cycling, equestrian sports, field hockey, figure skating, fishing, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, indooclimbing, Judo, Kendo, lacrosse, Muy Thai, Nordic skiing, polo, pistol, powerlifting, rifle, rugby, running, skeet/trap, soccer, spikeball, squash, swimming, synchronized swimming, table tennis, tae kwon do, tennis, triathlon, ultimate frisbee, volleyball, water polo, wrestling, wushu

Intramural/Recreational Sports

baseball, basketball, bowling, crew, cross‐country, dodgeball, field hockey, football, golf, ice hockey, soccer, softball, squash, swimming, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division I), ECAC, Ivy League

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Acting. yes
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General. yes yes
African-American/Black Studies. yes yes yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization. yes yes yes
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature. yes
Anthropology, General. yes yes yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes yes yes
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology. yes
Architecture. yes yes yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes yes yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Astrophysics. yes
Behavioral Aspects of Health. yes
Bible/Biblical Studies. yes
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. yes yes yes
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other. yes yes
Biostatistics. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology. yes yes
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology. yes yes yes
Chemical Engineering. yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes yes
Cognitive Science, General. yes
Comparative Literature. yes yes yes
Computer Programming, Specific Applications. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, Other. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Conducting. yes
Directing and Theatrical Production. yes
Divinity/Ministry. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
East Asian Studies. yes yes
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics. yes yes yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes yes
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics. yes yes yes
Engineering Science. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes yes
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other. yes
Environmental Health. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Environmental Studies. yes yes yes
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. yes yes yes
Epidemiology. yes
Ethics. yes
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other. yes
European Studies/Civilization. yes
Evolutionary Biology. yes yes yes
Experimental Psychology. yes yes yes
Film/Cinema/Media Studies. yes yes yes
Finance, General. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes yes yes
Genetics, General. yes yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes yes yes
Graphic Design. yes
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
History, General. yes yes yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
Immunology. yes yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes yes
Jewish/Judaic Studies. yes
Keyboard Instruments. yes
Latin American Studies. yes
Latin Language and Literature. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes yes yes
Linguistics. yes yes yes
Mathematics and Computer Science. yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes yes
Mathematics, Other. yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes yes
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology. yes yes
Medical Science/Scientist. yes
Medieval and Renaissance Studies. yes yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Theory and Composition. yes
Music, General. yes yes yes
Near and Middle Eastern Studies. yes
Neuroscience. yes yes yes
Nursing Science. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Pharmacology. yes yes
Philosophy. yes yes yes
Photography. yes
Physician Associate/Assistant. yes
Physics, General. yes yes yes
Physiology, General. yes yes
Playwriting and Screenwriting. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes yes yes
Public Health, General. yes yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes yes yes
Sculpture. yes
Sociology, General. yes yes yes
Statistics, General. yes yes yes
Stringed Instruments. yes
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology. yes
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management. yes
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other. yes
Theology/Theological Studies. yes
Voice and Opera. yes

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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-medicine

14,910

total students

7%

in-state

93%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

48%

7,199
students

Female
52%
3,751

Male
48%
3,448

52%

7,711
students

Female
53%
4,060

Male
47%
3,651

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

100%

7,195
students

Female
52%
3,750

Male
48%
3,445

0%

4
students

Female
25%
1

Male
75%
3

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Student Break-down

16%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
17%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
35%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: March 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

18

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

18

semester hours

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