5,746
Students
Financial aid thermometer
55,828
Avg. Financial Aid
Most Selective
Admission Difficulty
6
6%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Yale University is a University institution located in New Haven, CT, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 208234
New Haven, CT  06520
United States
Contact Undergraduate Admissions
Email: student.questions@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-9300

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
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American Studies Checkmark
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Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Related Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Near And Middle Eastern Studies Checkmark
Russian Studies Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Cell Biology And Anatomical Sciences Related Checkmark
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Evolutionary Biology Checkmark
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient/classical Greek Checkmark
Chinese Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
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Italian Checkmark
Japanese Checkmark
Latin Checkmark
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Portuguese Checkmark
Russian Checkmark
South Asian Languages Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Jewish/Judaic Studies Checkmark
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
Cognitive Psychology And Psycholinguistics Checkmark
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

32,914
Applied
2,285
Accepted
5,746
Enrolled
7%
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Female Admissions

17,785
Females Applied
1,175
Females Accepted
7%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

15,129
Males Applied
1,110
Males Accepted
7%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

80
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
3 recommendations
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 1st April 1st
Other early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Transfer March 1st May 15th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 710 790
SAT Math 710 800
ACT Composite 32 35

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

53,430
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Fees

16,000
Room & board
9,000
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

55,828
Avg. Financial Aid Package
56,320
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
59,850
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
2,929
Avg. Loan Aid
53,412
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
100%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
100%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,746
Total undergrad students
11%
International Students
93%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.61%
Black or African American 7.03%
White or Caucasian 44.72%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.57%
Asian 17.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 6.23%
Other 0.45%

Gender

Male (50.5%)
Female (49.5%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 84%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Spring Fling Concert, Fall Show and Yale Symphony Orchestra Halloween Show

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No Checkmark No
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew Checkmark Division 1 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Division 1 No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 1B No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 No
Gymnastics No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 No
Lacrosse No Division 1 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery No Checkmark No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Division 1 No
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark Division 1 No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 No
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 No
Track And Field No Division 1 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No Checkmark No
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew Checkmark Division 1 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Division 1 No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 1 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 No
Gymnastics No Division 1 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 No
Lacrosse No Division 1 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery No Checkmark No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Division 1 No
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 No
Softball Checkmark Division 1 No
Squash Checkmark Division 1 No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 No
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 No
Track And Field No Division 1 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 No
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling No Checkmark No

Faculty

1,716
Total Faculty
6:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,215
Part-time - 501
Male - 1,072
Female - 644