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Yale University
New Haven, CT
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.
Web Site www.yale.edu/
Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 5,532
   Women 2,702 (48.8%)
   Men 2,830 (51.2%)
Graduate Students 6,853
ADMISSION
Entrance Difficulty Most difficult
Overall Admission Rate 7% of 30,236 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 Critical Reading 720-800 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 31-35 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities X      
MONEY MATTERS
Cost of Attendance $68,950
  Tuition and Fees $49,480
  Room and Board $15,170
Average Percent of Need Met 100%
Average Freshman Award $54,590
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$13,625
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ACADEMICS
Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 1,159
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
CAMPUS LIFE
New Haven Population 130,660
Nearest Metropolitan Area New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 84% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Bulldog
Sororities  
Fraternities  
STUDENTS
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
19.3% Asian
7.6% Black/African-American
12.8% Hispanic/Latino
6.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
52.0% White
1.2% Unknown
International Students 10.6% from 89 countries
First-Year Students Returning 99.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 87.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 20.0%