Yale University

New Haven, CT

Yale University

New Haven, CT

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Tuition & Fees

$57,700

not including room and board

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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.

Official website Visit website
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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent 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-prepatory program
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Financial Aid

56%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$58,244

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $57,700
Room $9,750
Board $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
Baseball
Basketball
Fencing
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Other sports
Rowing
Sailing
Soccer
Softball
Squash
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

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

99%

7,195
students

Female
53%
3,750

Male
47%
3,445

1%

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 transfered

18

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

18

semester hours

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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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