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 Yale University

Yale University - New Haven, CT

Woodbridge Hall, New Haven, Connecticut 06520

General information:(203)432-4771
Type:4-Year,Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Campus setting:City: Midsize
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:11,875(5,349 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:5 to 1
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Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army, Navy, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
More than 3%
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $36,500 $38,300 $40,500 -5%
Out-of-state $36,500 $38,300 $40,500 -5%
Books and supplies $3,050 $3,100 $3,150 -2%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $11,000 $11,500 $12,200 -6%
Other $2,400 $2,400 $2,400 0%
Off Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus with Family
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
On Campus $52,950 $55,300 $58,250 -5%
Off Campus $39,550 $41,400 $43,650 -5%
Off Campus with Family $39,550 $41,400 $43,650 -5%
On Campus $52,950 $55,300 $58,250 -5%
Off Campus $39,550 $41,400 $43,650 -5%
Off Campus with Family $39,550 $41,400 $43,650 -5%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $40,500
In-state fees $0
Out-of-state tuition $40,500
Out-of-state fees $0
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $34,500
In-state fee $0
Out-of-state tuition $34,500
Out-of-state fees $0
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 887 66% --
Grant or scholarship aid 821 61% $29,856,745 $36,366
Federal grants 171 13% $1,186,794 $6,940
Pell grants 171 13% $727,544 $4,255
Other federal grants 120 9% $459,250 $3,827
State/local government grant or scholarships 162 12% $252,459 $1,558
Institutional grants or scholarships 796 59% $28,417,492 $35,700
Student loan aid 123 9% $713,715 $5,803
Federal student loans 113 8% $518,829 $4,591
Other student loans 15 1% $194,886 $12,992
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 3,072 58% $113,944,338 $37,091
Pell grants 753 14% $3,136,394 $4,165
Federal student loans 506 10% $2,793,320 $5,520


Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$30,001 - $48,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$48,001 - $75,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$75,001 - $110,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$110,001 and more Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.


• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 11,875
Undergraduate enrollment 5,349
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 22
Graduate enrollment 6,526

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$75

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$100

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 25,869 11,759 14,110
Percent admitted 8% 9% 7%
Percent admitted who enrolled 9% 6% 5%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank X
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations X
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 1187 88%
ACT 425 32%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 700 800
SAT Math 710 790
SAT Writing 710 800
ACT Composite 32 35
ACT English . .
ACT Math . .
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 98 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.


NCAA Division I-AAMenWomen
All Track Combined 105123
Baseball 23-
Basketball 1712
Fencing 2115
Field Hockey -19
Football 111-
Golf 109
Gymnastics -14
Ice Hockey 2624
Lacrosse 4027
Other Sports 21-
Rowing 2347
Sailing -24
Soccer 2522
Softball -16
Squash 1418
Swimming and Diving 2626
Tennis 127
Volleyball -13


New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education12/01/1929 Accredited


Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education

Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses

10/16/1972 Accredited
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

Law (LAW) - Professional schools

01/01/1923 Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation

Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs

02/01/1948 Accredited
Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., Accreditation Commission

(SCPE) - Clinical pastoral education (CPE) centers offering CPE and supervisory CPE programs

03/01/1964 Accredited
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education

Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration

07/01/1968 - 12/05/2011Accredited
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools

Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology

07/01/1938 Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

09/25/1999 Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health

Public Health (PHG) - Graduate level school of public health

12/22/1946 Accredited
Liaison Committee on Medical Education

Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree

07/01/1954 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation

Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1928 Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program

04/01/1958 Accredited


Illegal weapons possession010
Drug law violations1414 11
Liquor law violations103437
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 000
Drug law violations 632
Liquor law violations 4152
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 100
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 71018
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 334
Aggravated assault 003
Burglary 742927
Motor vehicle theft 12212
Arson 203
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 6917
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 381518
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 102
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see


Default Rate1.4%
Number in default23
Number in repayment1,554

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00142600

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)


Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMBachelor's degree Master's degree Post-master's certificate Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Doctor's degree - professional practice Postbaccalaureate certificate
Architecture and Related Services Colleges
Environmental Design/Architecture-3----
Category total2772-0--
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
African Studies36----
African-American/Black Studies3131--
American/United States Studies/Civilization348610--
Area Studies, Other6-----
East Asian Studies915----
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other3-----
European Studies/Civilization-4----
German Studies1-----
Latin American Studies2-----
Near and Middle Eastern Studies1-----
Russian Studies1-----
South Asian Studies2-----
Women's Studies2-----
Category total9734911--
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology13129--
Biology/Biological Sciences, General4-----
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other-7-8--
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology-01013--
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology-8-11--
Evolutionary Biology-8-2--
Genetics, General-2911--
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology--53--
Neurobiology and Anatomy-020--
Pathology/Experimental Pathology-213--
Physiology, General--52--
Category total110456181--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Business Administration and Management, General-23843--
Category total-23843--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Programming, Specific Applications5-----
Computer and Information Sciences, General91645--
Category total141645--
Education Colleges
Urban Education and Leadership-5----
Category total-5----
Engineering Colleges
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering13866--
Chemical Engineering1994--
Electrical and Electronics Engineering6794--
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics4437--
Engineering Science4-----
Engineering, General-000--
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering3471--
Mechanical Engineering7843--
Category total64403825--
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
English Language and Literature, General3101011--
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other1-----
Category total95101011--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-----
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature2-----
Chinese Language and Literature2-----
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General1465--
Comparative Literature-455--
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General-232--
French Language and Literature1842--
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General1453--
Italian Language and Literature1334--
Japanese Language and Literature0-----
Latin Language and Literature3-----
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General-131--
Portuguese Language and Literature0-----
Russian Language and Literature0-----
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General-041--
Spanish Language and Literature2234--
Category total47293728--
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing-----0
Medical Scientist-22-1--
Nursing Administration-10186---
Nursing Science--03--
Physician Assistant-32----
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing-----0
Public Health, General-123710--
Category total-2789314810
History Colleges
History, General2241920--
Category total133241920--
Legal Professions and Studies Colleges
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General-23-12--
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other-2----
Category total-25-12205-
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Humanities/Humanistic Studies3-----
Category total25-----
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Applied Mathematics, General2023--
Mathematics, General11652--
Statistics, General115-3--
Category total492178--
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Cognitive Science1-----
International/Global Studies50-----
Mathematics and Computer Science0-----
Medieval and Renaissance Studies0130--
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other1000--
Category total124130--
Natural Resources and Conservation Colleges
Environmental Science-25----
Environmental Studies21-----
Forestry, General-18146--
Natural Resources Management and Policy-72----
Category total21115146--
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Jewish/Judaic Studies1-----
Religion/Religious Studies1141110--
Category total41211512--
Physical Sciences Colleges
Astronomy and Astrophysics, Other5-----
Chemistry, General128-11--
Geology/Earth Science, General10146--
Physics, General371212--
Category total46433031--
Psychology Colleges
Psychology, General915812--
Category total8615812--
Social Sciences Colleges
Development Economics and International Development-30----
Economics, General13231519--
International Relations and Affairs-22----
Political Science and Government, General18221818--
Category total3991074851--
Theology and Religious Vocations Colleges
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other-8----
Theology/Theological Studies-68----
Category total-76--58-
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art History, Criticism and Conservation31573--
Art/Art Studies, General3-----
Directing and Theatrical Production-4----
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General10110--
Film/Cinema/Video Studies1-31--
Fine/Studio Arts, General-60----
Music Performance, General--24---
Music, General51193--
Music, Other-80-5--
Playwriting and Screenwriting-3----
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology-24----
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism-5----
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management-15----
Category total872335412--
Grand total18814484543423440