Yale University

New Haven, Connecticut
4-year Private university


Yale University is a private institution established in 1701 with a city setting located in New Haven. It is ranked 5 in National Universities in the 2024 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $64,700. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,645. It practices a semester-based academic calendar.

#5 in National Universities
Location New Haven, Connecticut
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1701
Selectivity Very High
Size Medium
6,645 Undergraduates


Student-Faculty Ratio
Social Sciences
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts


Cost of Attendance
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $64,700
Outstate Tuition Fee $64,700
Room and Board Fees $19,180
$60,511 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation


5% (Very High Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Most Difficult
$80 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
-- Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Recommended
SAT Subject Test Recommended
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Other Applications Accepted 1) Coalition2) Quest Bridge National College Match

For International Students

100 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS , DET Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

students have received at least two years of secondary education in an English-medium curriculum

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Early Action Deadline
Regular Decision Deadline
Transfer Applications
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$66,890 Average Financial Aid
Need-based Aid available for International Students

Need-based Aid

$67,031 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $85,120
53% Students with need received Financial Aid
99.9% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application QuestBridge: November 1Early Action: November 10Regular Decision: March 1
Forms to be submitted 1) CSS2) FAFSA3) Institution's own financial aid form

Merit Scholarships

Not Available

Other Scholarships

Not Available


6,645 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Medium
99% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
88% Students graduate within 6 years