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Yale University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in New Haven, Connecticut. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

241 Graduate Degrees
$49,514 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
7% Acceptance Rate

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Yale University Rankings

We have ranked Yale as #35 out of 1,284 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation. Yale also holds the #1 spot on the Best Colleges in Connecticut ranking.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Yale has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
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Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Yale.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#4 Most Popular Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Best Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Yale University?

Location of Yale University

Contact details for Yale are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Woodbridge Hall, New Haven, CT 06520
Phone: 203-432-4771

How Do I Get Into Yale?

You can apply to Yale online at:

Admission Requirements for Yale

Submission Required?
High School GPA recommended
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program neither required nor recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Yale?

7% Acceptance Rate
51% Of Accepted Are Women
61% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Yale is 7%, which means the school is highly selective when deciding who will be admitted and who won't. Even if you have great grades and test scores, that may not be enough. So be sure to look for ways to make your application memorable.

Approximately 49% of accepted students are men and 51% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 7%, and the acceptance rate for women is 7%.

Average Test Scores

About 61% of students accepted to Yale submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 730 and 780. Math scores were between 730 and 800.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Yale University  ( 730 to 780 )

SAT Math Scores for Yale University  ( 730 to 800 )
Yale received ACT scores from 57% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 34 and 36. Math scores were between 31 and 35. Composite scores were between 32 and 35.

ACT English Scores for Yale University  ( 34 to 36 )
ACT Math Scores for Yale University  ( 31 to 35 )
ACT Composite Scores for Yale University  ( 32 to 35 )

Can I Afford Yale University?

$49,514 Net Price
8% Take Out Loans
1.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Yale is $49,514. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Yale, approximately 8% of students took out student loans averaging $5,025 a year. That adds up to $20,100 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Yale is 1.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Yale University Undergraduate Student Diversity

6,088 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
49% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,092 undergraduate students at Yale, with 6,088 being full-time and 4 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Yale

There are also 7,517 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,088 full-time undergraduates at Yale, 49% are male and 51% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Yale

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Yale University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Yale Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,221
Black or African American 463
Hispanic or Latino 860
White 2,459
International Students 621
Other Races/Ethnicities 464

Geographic Diversity

Connecticut students aren't the only ones who study at Yale University. At this time, all 50 states are represented by the student population at the school.

At this time, 50 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 127 countries are represented at Yale. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Canada, and India.

Online Learning at Yale University

0 Took All Classes Online
0.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years

This is the #1,460 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Yale regardless of major.

Yale University Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 105 118 0 223
Nursing Practice 0 0 16 16
Nursing Science 0 0 2 2
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0 0 0 0
Nursing Administration 0 0 0 0
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing 0 0 0 0
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 105 118 18 241


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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