Yale University Summary

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Basic Statistics

Location
New Haven, CT
Website
www.yale.edu
Full-Time Undergrads
5,393
Part-Time Undergrads
12
Setting
Mid-sized city
In-State Tuition
$42,300
Out-of-State Tuition
$42,300
Room & Board
$13,000
Acceptance Rate
8 %
Admission Difficulty
Very Hard
Average SAT Scores
2110–2380
Average ACT Scores
31–35

Best ThingsMore . . .

  • Shopping period
  • Master's Teas
  • Brilliant professors
  • Beautiful architecture

Worst ThingsMore . . .

  • The weather
  • New Haven neighborhoods surrounding Yale's campus
  • Lack of time
  • Meal plan requirement

Frequently ComparedCompare . . .

Overall ExperienceWhat's This?

Yale is, in every sense of the word, an incredible place. Students love the faculty, the classes, and the opportunities, not only because they are among the best in the world, but because they are highly accessible and undergraduate-focused. Yale is a place where academic theory blossoms into reality and where experiences exist that can't be found anywhere else in the world. It is a great privilege for students to continually study under the most knowledgeable people in their fields, from Nobel Laureates to international statesmen. Even though the Yale experience can be rigorous and demanding, most students wouldn't trade their years here for anything.

Yale prepares its students to meet the world with energy and knowledge. Its liberal arts education teaches students to think, to analyze, to question, and to consider. Yale graduates can do nearly anything they want, from working with Goldman and Sachs to obtaining a Ph.D. in ethnomusicology. Essentially, Yale successfully prepares its students for the pursuit of their passions in any area of life.

What ultimately sets Yale apart is the people that comprise its community. Yalies (students, faculty, and staff) are dynamic, fascinating people who continually surprise each other with their passions, their opinions, and their enthusiasm. Every student has a unique story to tell and interests to pursue. Yale is amazing because it gathers these diverse and remarkable individuals together for the same ultimate purpose: to learn, to grow, to thrive, and to discover themselves.

Yale Student Reviews

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5 College Sophomore

Transportation: Gets me where I need to go. Fast, and free.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: Many good looking guys but hard to find a committed one.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I love my college and was lucky to get a good room. The people are great.

4 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Greek life is fun, but can look down on those that are not in the system.

5 College Sophomore

Majors: Anyone can study anything. Very few majors are capped.

2 people found this useful Report
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