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Yale University

Woodbridge Hall,
New Haven, Connecticut – 6520 
Phone: 
(203)432-4771

ADMISSION

Percent Admitted

5%

Admissions Yield

71%

Applicants Total

47,240

Admissions Total

2,509

ENROLLMENT

Yale University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,536 and a student faculty ratio of 6:1.

Total entering students at the undergraduate level, fall 2021
1,799
Total Enrollment
14,567
Undergraduate Enrollment
6,536
Graduate Enrollment
8,031
Full-time Retention Rate, 2021
98
Student-to-faculty Ratio
6
Enrolled Total
1,786

FEES

The total tuition and fees for Yale University is $

  • Undergraduate Application Fee:
    $80
  • Total Tuition and Fees:
    $59,950
  • Total Tuition and Fees for In-State Students:
    $82,170
  • Total Tuition and Fees for Out of State Students:
    $82,170

ACT Requirements​

35%

Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT

33%

ACT Composite 25th Percentile

35%

ACT Composite 75th Percentile

SAT Requirements

Successful applicants to Yale University scored between a 1480 – 1580 on the SAT’s. The average SAT score is a 1530. Roughly 54% of applicants submitted SAT scores.

SAT Statistics
Percentiles
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT:
54%
SAT Reading and Writing 25th Percentile Score:
730
SAT Reading and Writing 75th Percentile Score:
780
SAT Math 25th Percentile Score:
750
SAT Math 75th Percentile Score:
800

Admissions Criteria

The Yale University evaluates applicants based on a variety of factors including secondary school GPA, secondary school rank, secondary school record, recommendations, and admission test scores. The following table illustrates the importance of each according to the Common Data Set (CDS).

Secondary school GPA
Recommended
Secondary school rank
Recommended
Secondary school record
Required
Recommendations
Required
Admission test scores
Considered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Required

Diversity Statistics: Race & Ethnicity

Diversity Statistics
%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Black or African American
8%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Hispanic/Latino
15%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are White
37%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Race/ethnicity unknown
1%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
22%

STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

66% of students at Yale University are awarded financial aid with an average package of $58,715. Financial aid is based on the parental income and sometimes assets to determine the amount of eligible aid a student may receive.

66%

Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded any financial aid

$58,715

Average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid awarded

$20,605

Average net price-students awarded grant or scholarship aid

Graduation Statistics

Yale University has an average graduation rate of 88% within 4 years and 97% within 6 years. At Yale University, 1,197 students earn a bachelors, 1,986 receive a master’s, and 738 receive their doctorate.

Roughly 14% of the student body are from foreign countries,5% in-state, and 79% out-of-state.
Generally speaking, colleges and universities accept more in-state applicants than out-of-state applicants. In-state applicants have a higher probability of acceptance, with admissions being the most competitive for foreign students.

Graduation Statistics
Percent of first-time undergraduates – in-state
5%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – out-of-state
79%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – foreign countries
14%
Number of students receiving a Bachelor’s degree
1,197
Number of students receiving a Master’s degree
1,986
Number of students receiving a Doctor’s degree
738
Graduation rate, total cohort
97
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 4 years, total
88
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 6 years, total
97