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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 Sitewww.yale.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students5,532
   Women2,702 (48.8%)
   Men2,830 (51.2%)
Graduate Students6,853

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyMost difficult
Overall Admission Rate7% of 30,236 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 2
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPANot reported
SAT Math710-800 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading720-800 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing710-790 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite31-35 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$71,290
Tuition and Fees
$51,400
Room and Board
$15,500
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Freshman Award$54,590
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$13,625

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
1,159
Regular Class Size2-9 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 Population130,660
Nearest Metropolitan AreaNew York City
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 83% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotBulldog
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 Students10.6% from 89 countries
First-Year Students Returning99.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
87.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
20.0%
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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UW W M ERW  
Average 3.86 4.35 729 713 32
Low 2.60 2.70 200 200 17
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 36
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DID YOU KNOW?

• Each of Yale's 12 colleges has its own special facilities, such as dark rooms and tree swings, and hosts guest speakers and events.

• Starting in 1701 and for the next 15 years, Yale operated solely within the home of its first rector.

• Yale's Hillhouse Avenue, where the President's House is located, has been dubbed "the most beautiful street in America."

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