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Yale University Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

New Haven, CT

Academic Calendar System
Summer Session
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors

  • African Studies
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Archeology
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Programming, Specific Applications
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • East Asian Studies
  • Ecology
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • Engineering Science
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Portuguese Language and Literature
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Russian Studies
  • Sociology
  • South Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Statistics, General
  • Systems Science and Theory
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Social sciences, Biological/life sciences, History
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction

Full-Time Faculty
Part-Time Faculty
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
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
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Library Available on Campus
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education

Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Laws, Master of Environmental Design, Master of Environmental Management, Master of Arts, Master of Studies in Law, Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Health, Master of Science, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Divinity, Master of Philosophy, Master of Medical Science, Master of Sacred Theology, Master of Arts in Religion, Master of Architecture, Advanced Professional Master of Public Health

Master's Programs of Study

  • Architecture
  • Asian Studies
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Classics
  • Computer Science
  • Economic Development
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Environmental Design
  • French
  • International Affairs
  • International Economics
  • Law
  • Near and Middle Eastern Languages
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Nursing--General
  • Statistics
  • Theology

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Nursing Practice, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of the Science of Law, Doctor of Medicine

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • African-American Studies
  • Architecture
  • Asian Languages
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Classics
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Developmental Biology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Environmental Design
  • Film, Television, and Video Theory and Criticism
  • Finance and Banking
  • French
  • Genetics
  • Geochemistry
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Geosciences
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Meteorology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Near and Middle Eastern Languages
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Neuroscience
  • Nursing--General
  • Oceanography
  • Organizational Management
  • Paleontology
  • Pharmacology
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology--General
  • Social Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Virology

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