Yale University Profile

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.
Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 5,275
Women 2,628 (49.8%)
Men 2,647 (50.2%)
Graduate Students 6,318



Overall Admission Rate: 8% of 26,003 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered: Yes
Early Decision Offered: No
Regular Admission Deadline December 31
Selection of Students
Academic GPA: X
Standardized Tests X
Essay: X
Extracurricular Activities: X
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 700-780 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading: 700-800 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing: 700-790 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite: 30-34 range of middle 50%


Cost of Attendance $54,950
Tuition and Fees $38,300
Room and Board $11,500
Average Percent of Need Met 100%
Average Freshman Award $39,282
Average Indebtedness of
2009 Graduates $10,717


Academic Calendar System: Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum: Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates: 1,158
Regular Class Size: 2-9 students: 34% of classes
10-19 students: 44% of classes
20-29 students: 9% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-59 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes


Financial Aid Office
E-mail: sfs@yale.edu

Web Site: Financial Aid Web Site

Application Process
Application Deadline March 1
Award Notification On or about April 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA Code is 001426 Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional

University Web Site: www.yale.edu/

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