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Yale University

Connecticut, United States
Estd. 1701
Rank: #12
private University
130 Courses Available

Facts about Yale University

  • Students break clay pipes under their foot during their graduation as a symbol of completing their college years, and it has remained a tradition for ages.
  • During its foundation years, it was the only college in Connecticut which meant that there were sons of only the elite people studying at Yale.
  •  After the World Wars, Yale was quick to expand its faculty to accepting minority groups such as blacks, Jews, Asians, etc.
  •  The old manuscripts and other valuable pieces of literature are well-guarded at the library at Yale. If there are any threats detected, the shelf will automatically go in an underground vault, and lethal gas also spreads in the room.
  • The Voynich Manuscript, which is also known as the most mysterious manuscript as no one has ever been able to understand or translate it is stored at Yale.

Yale University Highlights

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Total International students


Size of campus

1015 acres




29.4 billion USD

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New Haven, CT 06520, USA

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Scholarship at Yale University(6 Available)
Joseph Wright Alsop (Ph.B. 1898) Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship AmountRs 0.00
Course ApplicableBusiness and Management
School of Architecture Family Resource Scholarship - Continuing Students (Master programs)
Scholarship AmountRs 0.00
Course ApplicableEngineering
Harry and Nisha Arora ’04 MBA Scholarship
Scholarship AmountRs 0.00
Course ApplicableBusiness and Management
School of Architecture Individual Resource Scholarship - Continuing Students (Master programs)
Scholarship AmountRs 0.00
Course ApplicableEngineering
Joseph Wright Alsop (Ph.B. 1898) Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship AmountRs 0.00
Course ApplicableBusiness and Management
C.E. Thomas Cleveland ’68 B.S. and Barbara S. Cleveland Scholarship
Scholarship AmountRs 0.00
Course ApplicableBusiness and Management

Admission Procedure

How to apply in Yale University

Applicants can submit one of the following two applications, Coalition Application, Common Application, and QuestBridge National College match application.

  1. Open an account on one of the platforms as mentioned earlier and register with your details
  2. Submit your documents as required by your chosen course. Choose Yale-specific options on your applications
  3. Pay the non-refundable fee of 80 USD towards registration. The application fee waiver is available for those who have applied for financial aid.
  4. Submit SAT or ACT/GRE or GMAT scores as per your course requirements.
  5. Wait for your decision.

Admission requirements for Yale University

List of Documents Required for UG

Undergraduate degree

1.       Your standard ten and junior college or equivalent certificate and scorecard.

2.       An art portfolio if required for your course.

3.       English Proficiency test scorecard.

4.       SAT and ACT are mandatory.

5.       Essay documents, on the topics given by Yale, if asked for your application.

6.       3 Letters of recommendation

7.       Proof of funding for at least one academic year.

List of Documents Required for PG

Postgraduate degree

1.       Your standard ten and junior college or equivalent certificate and scorecard.

2.       Your degree or equivalent transcripts, all documents and such that are relevant to your desired course.

3.       GRE/GMAT scorecard.

4.       English Proficiency Language test scorecard. IELTS, TOEFL, and PTE are accepted.

5.       Proof of funding for at least one academic year.

6.       Statement of Purpose.

7.       Letters of recommendation

8.   Proof of experience is also required for some courses.

Masters at Yale University

Yale has a separate school for postgraduate studies in Arts and Science subjects. It is known as the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. The university offers courses for postgraduate degrees and diplomas through this school and 12 other schools of the university. The average tuition for a master’s program at Yale is about 43,300 USD per year.

Bachelors in Yale University

An undergraduate degree at Yale is customizable with the majors and minors the university provides. There are over 80 majors available for students to select from. Yale offers more than 2000 bachelor's programs. The average tuition for a Yale undergraduate course is 53,430 USD per year.

MBA at Yale University

Offered in the university’s School of Management, it is a 2-year program. Classes are held in Evans Hall, which is a stunning piece of modern architecture. There are constant competitions held that offer exposure and networking opportunities. Leaders like Indra Nooyi and Tim Collins have graduated from the program. The tuition for a Yale MBA program is 72, 350 USD for the whole program.

Requirements & Eligibility
Business and Management
Computer Science and IT
Fine Arts
Social Science
Important Deadlines
Area of StudyPGUG
Business and Management30.june-
Computer Science and IT30.June30.june
Fine Arts30.june30.june
Social Science30.june30.june
Life at Yale University

Student Life

Life at Yale University

  • Yale has many art events held throughout the year across its campus and many art galleries.
  • At Yale, there are more than 30 varsity sports teams.
  • The university has professional-level sports and fitness facilities of every kind, from golfing to swimming.

Accommodation at Yale University

Yale offers on-campus housing in many of its historic buildings. Dining and meal options are provided.

Yale University On-campus accommodation 

  • Undergraduates are offered accommodation in residential colleges of the University where a professor is the head of the college team.
  • There are over 14 colleges at Yale offering dormitory-style residences, all named after graduates of the university or notable figures.
  • Postgraduate housing has independent housing as well as shared housing facilities.
  • Postgraduate dormitories can house over 586 students and students with families can live in 2 dedicated family-only accommodation facilities.
  • The cost of accommodation can vary from 3,600 to 4,813 per semester.

Yale University Off-campus accommodation 

  • The university has listings on the website for off-campus housing units.
  • Host families are hard to find in the city but are available.
  • Local landlords and agents can be contacted for independent houses or shared units.

Key attractions

  • The New Haven Green is a park where you can find three crucial historical churches among many other historic buildings.
  • Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library is a few of the world’s dedicated libraries for rare items.
  • Goodfellas restaurant is a highly rated restaurant that celebrities often frequent.
  • The Carousel located on the Lighthouse Point Park is a restored, historic carousel ride.
  • The Amity Shopping center has all major retailers.

Career at Yale University

The college offers administrative positions in some of the offices is the student has the required experience. Postgraduate research students can also apply for being a research assistant in one of the live projects in the university. Some doctoral students can also opt to be the teacher’s/professor’s assistant. The position can further progress to being an assistant professor as well. Student union and student clubs are also a great place to look for jobs and other part-time roles.

Jobs after studying at Yale University

About 95 % of the graduates were employed within six months of graduation. 35% of the Graduates were working for an NGO or a similar organization. 85% of the graduates had found jobs in the field related to their study. 44% of the graduates had a median salary of 77,000 USD which is well above the national average. While 67% of them earned over 50,000 USD.

Placements at Yale University

Business and Management graduates have gone on to become CEOs and employees in banks and firms like Citi, Deutsche Bank, etc. Engineering graduates work in tech companies like Amazon. Humanities and Arts graduates work in corporations like Unilever. Art and Design students work in high street fashion brands like Louis Vuitton.

Yale University Notable alumni

  • Indra Nooyi – CEO, Pepsico
  • Meryl Streep – Actress
  • George W. Bush – Former President of USA
  • Paul Newman – Actor
  • Jodie Foster - Actress

Colleges related to Yale University

  • Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Art
  • School of Architecture
  • Divinity School
  • School of Drama
  • School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • School of Forestry and Environmental studies
  • Law School
  • School of Management
  • School of Music
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Public Health
Living Costs
Accomodation1027 usd/month
Food400 usd/month
Entertainment300 usd/month
Utility137 usd/month
Travel60 usd/month
Miscellaneous200 usd/month
Coke/Soda1 usd/month
McDonalds8 usd/month
Colleges at Yale University
Branford College

Branford College is a part of Yale University and one of its 14 on-campus schools.

Berkeley College

It is very diverse college affiliated by the University of Melbourne.  Each year it welcomes student from various parts of the world which have different culture and traditions. The college has a significant amount of student capacity and it offers courses to the students from the RMIT, Monash and ACU. 

Benjamin Franklin College

Benjamin Franklin College established in 2017, is Yale University’s residential college.

Ezra Stiles College

Ezra Stiles College is named after the famous American educator, minister and author Ezra Stiles.

Davenport College

Davenport College was established in 1933.

Jonathan Edwards College

Jonathan Edwards College was established in 1933 at the Yale University, and it was named after Jonathan Edwards, who himself was a graduate of Yale College in 1720.

Contact Details
ADDRESSNew Haven, CT 06520, USA
About the Author
Rachit Agrawal
Study Abroad Expert & Co-Founder @ AdmitKard
Rachit believes in the power of education and has studied from the top institutes of IIIT Allahabad, IIM Calcutta, and Francois Rabelias in France. He has worked as Software Developer with Microsoft and Adobe. Post his MBA, he worked with the world's # 1 consulting firm, The Boston Consulting Group across multiple geographies US, South-East Asia and Europe.
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