General Information About Yale University
Like all great research universities, Yale has a tripartite mission: to create, preserve, and disseminate knowledge. Yale aims to carry out each part of its mission at the highest level of excellence, on par with the best institutions in the world. Yale seeks to attract a diverse group of exceptionally talented men and women from across the nation and around the world and to educate them for leadership in scholarship, the professions, and society.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
- Teacher certification
- Study abroad
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- On-campus day care for students' children
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Bachelor's degree
- Postbaccalaureate certificate
- Master's degree
- Post-master's certificate
- City: Midsize
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 22,817 Percent Admitted 9% Men Admitted 10% Women Admitted 8% Full Time Retention Rate 99%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 700 800 Math 700 790 Writing 700 780
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 30 34
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 12,313 Native American 66 Asian 1,318 African American 752 Hispanic 696 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 5,250 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 6,200