Yale University: Ranking & Review

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Yale University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate7%7%7%
Applicants32,87915,10317,776
Admissions2,2771,1051,172
Enrolled undergraduates1,579761818
Enrolled total (including graduate students)12,9746,4696,505

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $80. Application fee for graduates - $105.

Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores967
Percent of students submitting SAT scores61%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
755
Math
765

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores907
Percent of students submitting ACT scores57%
ACT Composite
33
ACT English
35
ACT Math
33

Yale University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $71,290 $71,290
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $15,500 and other expenses per full academic year.

Yale University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 5,576 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $51,400 $51,400
Fees for full-time undergraduates $0 $0
Tuition for Full-time graduates $41,000 $41,000
Fees for full-time graduates $0 $0

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Social Sciences 348 158 40 546
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 463 5 468
Health Professions and Related Programs 335 129 464
Visual and Performing Arts 55 258 18 331
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 153 101 76 330
Legal Professions and Studies 24 232 256
Engineering 90 99 33 222
Physical Sciences 67 87 52 206
Natural Resources and Conservation 17 166 7 190
History 105 41 20 166
Theology and Religious Vocations 138 138
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 79 43 12 134
Psychology 78 35 16 129
English Language and Literature & Letters 79 22 11 112
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 99 5 3 107
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 20 55 29 104
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 62 34 6 102
Mathematics and Statistics 62 19 9 90
Architecture and Related Services 9 70 79
Philosophy and Religious Studies 21 30 11 62
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 15 15
Grand Total1,3592,1837094,251

A total of 1,359 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Yale University.

At the master's and doctor's level 2,892 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate97%97%98%
  • Full-time retention rate - 99%

General info

Alternative namesYU
Founded1701
MottoLux et Veritas
Light and Truth
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsyale blue
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff14,439
Instructional FTE3,171
Research FTE1,965
Public Service FTE212
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.yale.edu
AddressWoodbridge Hall
New Haven, Connecticut, 06520
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone2034324771

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