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Yale University

  • New Haven, CT
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 49%51%
    student ratio
  • 5,430
    total students
  • $44,000 | $44,000
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 31
    fall application deadline
  • 6%
    acceptance rate
  • Most Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • Not
    Reported

    sat math
  • Not
    Reported

    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • Not
    Reported

    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Architecture
    • Architecture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • African American/Black Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • African Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Asian Studies (East)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Latin American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Russian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Cell Biology and Anatomical Sciences Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Ecology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Evolutionary Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Molecular Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Engineering Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Ancient/Classical Greek
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chinese
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Classics and Classical Languages
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Comparative Literature
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Foreign Languages Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • German
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Italian
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Japanese
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Latin
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Linguistics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Portuguese
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Russian
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • South Asian Languages
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Systems Science and Theory
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Humanities
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Applied Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Jewish/Judaic Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Astronomy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Astrophysics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Archeology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

6% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied29,610
    • Accepted2,031
    • Acceptance Rate6%
    • Enrolled5,430
    • Female Applicants15,863
    • Females Accepted1,011
    • Female Acceptance Rate6%
    • Male Applicants13,747
    • Males Accepted1,020
    • Male Acceptance Rate7%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen December 31st April 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer March 1st May 15th --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 710 800
    • SAT Math 710 790
    • SAT Writing 720 800
    • ACT Composite 31 35
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$44,000
    • Out-of-state tuition *$44,000
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *$13,500.00
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students5,430
    • Male Student Percentage51%
    • Female Student Percentage49%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino10.11%
    • Black or African American6.72%
    • White or Caucasian47.38%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.57%
    • Asian16.43%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.06%
    • Two or more races5.97%
    • Unknown2.23%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout10.53% representing 88 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students94% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Special housing for disabled
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 88%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Not Reported
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services Not Reported
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Not Reported
    • Local sororities Not Reported
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Not Reported
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Archery No Division C No
    • Badminton Yes Division C No
    • Baseball Yes Division 1 No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 No
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No Division C No
    • Crew Yes Division 1 No
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 1 No
    • Equestrian sports No Division C No
    • Fencing No Division 1 No
    • Field hockey No No No
    • Football Yes Division B No
    • Golf Yes Division 1 No
    • Gymnastics No No No
    • Ice hockey Yes Division 1 No
    • Lacrosse No Division 1 No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rifle No Division C No
    • Rock climbing No Division C No
    • Rugy No Division C No
    • Sailing No Division 1 No
    • Skiing No Division C No
    • Skiing (cross-country) No Division C No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Squash Yes Division 1 No
    • Swimming Yes Division 1 No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 No
    • Tennis Yes Division C No
    • Track No Division 1 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division C No
    • Water polo Yes Division C No
    • Wrestling No Division C No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Archery No Division C No
    • Badminton Yes Division C No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 No
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No Division X No
    • Crew Yes Division 1 No
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 1 No
    • Equestrian sports No Division C No
    • Fencing No Division 1 No
    • Field hockey Yes Division 1 No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Division 1 No
    • Gymnastics No Division 1 No
    • Ice hockey Yes Division 1 No
    • Lacrosse No Division 1 No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rifle No Division C No
    • Rock climbing No Division C No
    • Rugy No Division C No
    • Sailing No Division 1 No
    • Skiing No Division C No
    • Skiing (cross-country) No Division C No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 No
    • Softball Yes Division 1 No
    • Squash Yes Division 1 No
    • Swimming Yes Division 1 No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 No
    • Tennis Yes Division C No
    • Track No Division 1 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 1 No
    • Water polo Yes Division C No
    • Wrestling No Division C No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty1,684
    • Full-time Percentage70%
    • Part-time Percentage30%
    • Female Percentage36%
    • Male Percentage64%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio6:1 or 5,426 students to 982 faculty

Location & Contact


New Haven, CT 06520
USA

Admissions Director

Phone: 203-432-9300
Email: student.questions@yale.edu



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