In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.
Yale University was awarded 2,832 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is medieval studies.
Yale is ranked #15 out of 2,241 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2023 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 1% of all schools in the nation!
Yale is also ranked #1 out of 28 schools in Connecticut.
Yale University has a very low acceptance rate of 7%, making it one of the most selective out of all the colleges and universities in the nation. It's probably a good idea to apply to other schools in addition to Yale just in case you don't make the cut.
About 70% of students accepted to Yale submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 720 and 780. Math scores were between 740 and 800.
Learn more about Yale University admissions.
At Yale, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 4 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.
When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.
The full-time faculty percentage at Yale University is 72%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.
The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Yale University is 65%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.
Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Yale the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 88%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%
Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Yale University.
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 4,703 undergraduates at Yale with 4,696 being full-time and 7 being part-time.
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The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Yale, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Yale, approximately 6% of students took out student loans averaging $5,262 a year. That adds up to $21,048 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Yale is 0.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
See which majors at Yale University make the most money.
Get more details about the location of Yale University.
Contact details for Yale are given below.
|Address:||Woodbridge Hall, New Haven, CT 06520|
|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Political Science & Government||97||$57,333|
|Computer Information Systems||96||$133,998|
|Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences||83||$30,534|
|Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies||56||$53,864|
|Child Development & Psychology||53||NA|
|International Relations & National Security||46||$69,045|
Learn more about the majors offered at Yale University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.
Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.
In 2019-2020, 11,923 students took at least one online class at Yale University. This is an increase from the 57 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
Learn more about online learning at Yale University.
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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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