Student Faculty Ratio

6:1

International Student(%)

19

Cost of Living

USD 1,400

Cost of Tution

USD 38,000 - 47,600

Total UG Students

5,477

Total PG Students

6,859

Male/Female ratio

51:49

Acceptance Rate(%)

6.3

Yale University is a private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 as the “Collegiate School” by a group of Congregationalist ministers and chartered by the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States. In 1718, the school was renamed “Yale College” in recognition of a gift from Elihu Yale, a governor of the British East India Company. Established to train Connecticut ministers in theology and sacred languages, by 1777 the school’s curriculum began to incorporate humanities and sciences. During the 19th century Yale gradually incorporated graduate and professional instruction, awarding the first Ph.D. in the United States in 1861 and organizing as a university in 1887.

Yale is organized into twelve constituent schools: the original undergraduate college, the Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and ten professional schools. While the university is governed by the Yale Corporation, each school’s faculty oversees its curriculum and degree programs. In addition to a central campus in downtown New Haven, the University owns athletic facilities in western New Haven, including the Yale Bowl, a campus in West Haven, Connecticut, and forest and nature preserves throughout New England. The university’s assets include an endowment valued at $23.9 billion as of September 27, 2014, the second largest of any educational institution in the world.

Yale University includes:

  • Yale College
  • Yale School of Medicine
  • Yale Divinity School
  • Yale Law School
  • Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
  • Sheffield Scientific School
  • Yale School of Fine Arts
  • Yale School of Music
  • Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
  • Yale School of Public Health
  • Yale School of Nursing
  • Yale School of Drama
  • Yale School of Management


Quick Facts

Motto

Lux et veritas - Light and truth

Campus Setting:

City/Urban

School Type

University

Founding Year

1701

Institution Type

Private

Campus Housing

yes

Ranking of Universities

Times World University Ranking:

8

Forbes (USA):

5

Financial Times (MBA):

17

QS World Ranking (Global):

10

US News (USA):

10

Map Address

New Haven, CT 06520, United States



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