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

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Visit a college campus 244 Up to $6,000
Have work experience 108 Up to $6,000
Play a sport 129 Up to $600
Do an extracurricular activity 237 Up to $1,000
Do community service 239 Up to $75
Attend a summer program 110 Up to $4,500
Have perfect attendance for a year 180 Up to $750
Take a challenging class 265 Up to $3,000
Take a foreign language class 142 Up to $3,000

*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

About Yale University

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