About Yale University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Yale University cost?

Yale University Cost of Attendance
In-state $49,480
Out-of-state $49,480
On-Campus Room and Board $15,170
Off-Campus Room and Board
Average Annual Cost $18,319
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
$30,000-$48,000
$48,000-$75,000
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000

Yale University Financial Aid and Debt

84%

Students paying down their debt

$13,500

Typical Total Student Debt

$140

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 58% $46,175
Federal Grants 17% $7,007
Pell grants 17% $4,500
Other federal grants 10% $3,936
State/local goverment grant or scholarships $500
Institutional grants or scholarships 50% $46,022
Student loan aid 10% $5,365
Federal student loans 10% $5,745
Other student loans $4,414

Yale University Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

Over 1 million high school students are earning no-essay college scholarships for their grades, activities, and other achievements.

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Take a challenging class 274 Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus 253 Up to $6,000
Take a foreign language class 148 Up to $3,000
Do community service 248 Up to $75
Play a sport 133 Up to $600
Do an extracurricular activity 246 Up to $1,120
Have work experience 118 Up to $6,000
Attend a summer program 119 Up to $4,500
Have perfect attendance for a year 186 Up to $750

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Yale University Admissions

What is Yale University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 6%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 69% of applicants
SAT Reading 710-800
SAT Math 710-800
SAT Writing 710-790
ACT Submissions 47% of applicants
Composite Score 32-35

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Yale University Campus Life

6:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

6

Forbes Ranking

86%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

98%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 7150
Living on campus
Transfer Students 2%
Under Age 25 29%
Gender Balance
Men
49%
Women
51%

Student Diversity

83%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
37.55%
Unknown
33.06%
Asian
13.87%
Hispanic or Latino
9.37%
Black or African American
5.61%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.49%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.04%

Yale University Graduation Success

99%

First Year Student Retention

86%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$83,200

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Yale University

Since its founding in 1701, Yale has been dedicated to expanding and sharing knowledge, inspiring innovation, and preserving cultural and scientific information for future generations.

Address

Woodbridge Hall
New Haven, CT

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Research Universities
Setting Midsize City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify