Yale University

New Haven, Connecticut


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National Rank
Yale University overview
Location New Haven, Connecticut
Online yale.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Yale University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

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 35,301 prospective students applied, and 2,240 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,573 enrolled in the school.  13,303 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 130 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $53,430 plus fees of $0. Yale is ranked 1 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1460/1570
ACT 33/35
GPA 3.95
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Dec 31, 2019
Applicant Competition Extreme

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Yale University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$3,750
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $16,000
Budget for Other Expenses$720
Total One Year Cost$73,900

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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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