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Yale is a private, Ivy League, liberal arts university. Founded in 1701, it adopted coeducation in 1969. Its 200-acre main campus is located near the center of New Haven. Campus buildings are primarily in the collegiate Gothic style.

Website: www.yale.edu/

Private
Co-ed
5,746
Undergraduate
Students
(49.5%) 2,844 Women
(50.5%) 2,902 Men
7,228
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Most difficult
Overall Admission Rate
7% of 32,914 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
January 2

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
710-800 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
710-790 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
32-35 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$76,520
Tuition and Fees
$55,500
Room and Board
$16,600
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Freshman Award
$59,676
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$14,575
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,215
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 29% of classes
10-19 students: 44% of classes
20-29 students: 10% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 6% of classes
Over 100 students: 3% of classes
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Campus Life

New Haven Population
130,660
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
84% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Bulldog
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
19.7% Asian
7.9% Black/African-American
14.1% Hispanic/Latino
7.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
50.1% White
0.5% Unknown
International Students
10.7% from 89 countries
First-Year Students Returning
99.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
20.0%
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