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Yale University

New Haven, Connecticut

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Overview

Student Population
13,433
Yale University overview
Location New Haven, Connecticut
Online yale.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Yale University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 36,844 prospective students applied, and 2,241 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,550 enrolled in the school.  13,303 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 130 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $55,500 plus fees of $0. Yale is ranked 5 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

10/10
Overall
10/10
Academics
10/10
Resources
10/10
Outcomes
10/10
Value

Yale is rated within the top 2% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 10 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Getting In

Admission Standards
Exceptional
Yale University overview
SAT 1460/1570
ACT 33/35
GPA 3.95
Applications Accepted
6.1% 
Yale University overview
Applications Due Dec 31, 2021
Applicant Competition Extreme
Application Fee $80

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$55,500
Costs for Yale University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,050
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $16,600
Budget for Other Expenses$3,495
Total One Year Cost$76,645

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$118,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
97% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Yale University students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 27%
History 9%
General Studies 8%
Biology 7%
Ethnic Studies 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=130794 IPEDS survey data for Yale University.

Current students may use the Yale University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.