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Yale University

905 reviews
  1. New Haven, CT
  2. 4 Year
#3 in Best Colleges in America
A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Value
    A+
  3. Diversity
    A+
  4. Campus
    A+
  5. Athletics
    B+
  6. Party Scene
    A
  7. Professors
    A+
  8. Location
    B+
  9. Dorms
    A+
  10. Campus Food
    A
  11. Student Life
    A+
  12. Safety
    C+
Yale University is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-AA
Athletic Conference
Ivy Group
Address
Woodbridge Hall
New Haven, CT 06520
Website

Yale University Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
6%
SAT Range
1410-1600
ACT Range
31-35
Application Fee
$80
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Recommended
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$19,317/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $3,918/ year
  • $30-48k
    $6,287/ year
  • $49-75k
    $6,913/ year
  • $76-110k
    $16,229/ year
  • $110k+
    $34,366/ year

Academics

Professors
A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
6:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.42 responses
80%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.45 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.45 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,470Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
11%
Varsity Athletes
15%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 17 responses
  • All of the above
    41%
  • Exceptional
    6%
  • Gifted
    6%
  • Intelligent
    24%
  • Passionate
    24%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
9%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.56 responses
Poll
4%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports.83 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 14 responses
  • Amazing
    21%
  • Bomb
    7%
  • Fulfilling
    7%
  • Home
    36%
  • Passionate
    29%

After Yale University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$66,000/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
96%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.17 responses

Reviews

905 reviews
  • Excellent
    273
  • Very Good
    333
  • Average
    245
  • Poor
    41
  • Terrible
    13
I don't think I've heard of a student not being able to find a position in the area they love
  • College Freshman
  • 29 days ago
I can't wait for my freshman year to start; I already am so in love with Yale
  • College Freshman
  • 29 days ago
I haven't gone to Yale yet, but I'm already passionate about starting the next chapter of my life there!
  • College Freshman
  • 29 days ago