About Yale University
On Campus Housing
Located in New Haven, CT, Yale University is a private university. Yale University covers an area of 1,015 acres. Yale University was founded in the year 1701. Keeping the pursuit of research, innovation, and excellence at the center, Yale University has been imparting quality education to its students. The motto of the varsity is אורים ותמים (Hebrew; ʾÛrîm wə-Tummîm) Lux et veritas (Latin) and its official colors are yale blue. The total enrolment stands at 13,609 (Fall 2019) students at Yale University. Around 6,092 and 7,517 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. The school has a total of 4,410 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. At Yale University, around 99% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 51% of the students are females and 49% are males. Finally, at YU around 40% are white, 20% are Asian, and 14% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. The college has produced several achievers in its 319 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are George W. Bush (Pilot, Public speaker), Hillary Clinton (Spokesperson, Politician), Dick Cheney (Businessperson, Politician), and Eli Whitney (Inventor, Engineer). Yale University's sporting teams are affiliated to NCAA Division I FCS – Ivy League – ECAC Hockey – NEISA. At YU, 367 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by CAHIIM (Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education), AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), ABA (American Bar Association), and ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.). $30 billion (2019) is the total value of endowment of the Yale University.
The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. Yale University has been ranked at the 3rd position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
The next two things to keep in mind before applying to YU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $76,645. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($55,500), books and supplies ($1,050), room and boarding ($16,600), and budget for other expenses ($3,495). For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$75,346 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At YU, $16,600 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Yale University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at YU costs around $7,000 per year. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At YU, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 49% male and 51% female students enrolled at the university.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
The financial aid department of Yale University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $6,793, whereas the financial aid is $53,402. Yale University offers an average institutional aid of up to $53,402 to students. At YU, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $176,594,543 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $595,065.