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Yale University

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Rating

Private

Type

14,389

Students

$55,500

Tuition

6%

Acceptance

#4

Ranking

Midsize City

Campus Setting

New Haven, CT

Woodbridge Hall, New Haven, CT 06520

Yale University is a large private university located in New Haven, CT ranked 4th in America. It has a total of 6,748 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, with a 6.08% acceptance rate. Yale University offers 297 different majors and is best known for its American Studies, Religious Studies, and History programs (nationally ranked 1st, 1st, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $55,500 per year, Yale University is extremely expensive. 89.63% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to take home roughly $83,200 per year, which is 100% over the national median.

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Cost

$55,500/Year
Above Average

Yale University

$55,500

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$76,645/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$22,469/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

6%Acceptance
Very Selective

Yale University

6%

National

69%
Sat

1460 - 1570

68% of students submit

Admissions Yield

69%

ACT

31 - 35

50% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$80

Students

6,748Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

1,573

Part-Time

0
Male

49%

In-state

83%

Female

51%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

0%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
12% Business Administration and Management, General6% Public Health, General6% Econometrics and Quantitative Economics76% Others

12% Business Administration and Management, General

6% Public Health, General

6% Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

76% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

12%

539 Graduates

Public Health, General

6%

299 Graduates

Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

6%

277 Graduates

Political Science and Government, General

4%

199 Graduates

History, General

4%

196 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences, General

3%

145 Graduates

Experimental Psychology

3%

131 Graduates

Natural Resources Management and Policy

3%

125 Graduates

Academics

A+
Professors
StudentsProfessors6:16:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

6

Number of Library Books

8,362,230

Academic Spend per Student

$57,231

Full-time Retention Rate

99%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$56,600/Year

Yale University

$56,600

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$56,600

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$83,200

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

89%