Yale University

Acceptance Rate 7 %
SAT Average 1,520
Tuition & Fees $57,700
Student Population 12,060
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $58,244

Academic Overview

Yale University Campus, New Haven, CT
Yale University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in New Haven, Connecticut. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $57,700 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 12,060 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 7% and the graduation rate is 96% last year.
The salary after graduation from Yale University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $124,400. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Yale University are $57,700. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $44,500 on average.
Yale University 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Yale. The acceptance rate of Yale is 7% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 69%. The average graduation rate is 96% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $58,244 and 56% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 12,060 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Yale University is 7 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Yale University is 96 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Yale University is 99 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Yale University is 12,060
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Yale University is 6 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
6 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $58,244 at Yale University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Yale offers 297 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Two but less than four years certificate20
Bachelor's Degree810
Master's Degree860
Post Master's Degree600
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship630
Doctor's degree - professional practice50

Special Learning Opportunities

Yale University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Freshmen (full-time) are required to live in on-campus house (e.g. dorms) at Yale University.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:5,576)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $7,000)

Veterans Benefits

Yale University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges