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Yale University (YALE)

New Haven, Connecticut
US News 11
Times Higher Education 8
QS World University 17
Shanghai 11
About University
Type Of University Private—Unspecified
Established Year 1701
Degree Offered Masters
Admission Session Fall, Spring, Winter
University Description
Yale is a major research university that focuses primarily on undergraduate education and encourages students to become leaders of their generation in whatever they wish to pursue. Yale College is surrounded by thirteen distinguished graduate and professional schools, and its students partake in the intellectual stimulation and excitement of a major international center of learning. The faculty is known for its special devotion to undergraduate teaching. Many of Yale's most distinguished senior professors teach introductory courses as well as advanced seminars to undergraduates. Faculty members are accessible to students and take a great deal of interest in working closely with undergraduates. Yale's curriculum allows students to achieve both breadth and specialization across several disciplines. In addition to probing a major field in depth, students are expected to explore three important areas of knowledge - the humanities and arts, social sciences, and natural sciences. While exploring several subject areas, students are also expected to sharpen their writing, quantitative, and foreign language skills. Yale's unique Residential College system organizes the student body into twelve small communities where students live, eat, socialize, and pursue academic and extracurricular activities. Before arriving as a freshman each student is randomly assigned to one of the colleges, giving students a built-in community from the moment they arrive. Most Yale students become convinced that their residential college is the best residential college. Each college is home to a microcosm of our undergraduate student body as a whole, and allows students to have the cohesiveness and intimacy of a small school while still enjoying the vibrancy and resources of a world-class university. Yale students are actively involved in the New Haven community, benefiting from and enhancing the city's many cultural, recreational, and political opportunities. New Haven boasts diverse and abundant resources in the arts. There is a vibrant cultural and artistic life in the city, a myriad of opportunities both academic and social, and a remarkable choice of places to eat. New Haven is part of a Yale education: the experience of contemporary urban life broadens students' perspectives and helps prepare them for life after college. Yale students have a long tradition of intense involvement with extracurricular activity. There are 500 active organizations on campus, ranging from the Undergraduate Math Society to the Yale Hunger and Homelessness Action Project, and including 50 performance groups and 60 cultural associations. This enormous range of opportunities endows Yale College with a palpable energy and spirit of commitment. But perhaps the first thing that students notice about their college is the caliber of their fellow students. There are extraordinary artists, student government leaders, star athletes, passionate activists, award-winning poets, prize-winning scientists, and people who are just simply 'well-rounded.' Because Yale students come from such a wide range of ethnic, religious, cultural, geographic and socioeconomic backgrounds, there is a remarkable exchange of ideas.
Top 2 reasons why International students should consider this university
  • Yale University was ranked 3rd in National Universities by US news in 2019.
  • Yale University was ranked 4th in Best Value Schools by US news in 2019.
Estimated Expenses(Per Year)
Room and Board15,894 USD

11.45 Lakhs
Health Insurance2,332 USD

1.68 Lakhs
Transportation1,422 USD

1.02 Lakhs
Personal Expenses1,710 USD

1.23 Lakhs
University/ Activities1,404 USD

1.01 Lakhs
Total22,762 USD

16.40 Lakhs
Male Female Ratio 50 : 50
All Students 13,433
International Students 2,996
Acceptance Ratio



University website
Size of University Medium
University Setting City
Major City New York
Nearest Airports Hartford (51 Miles)
Geographic Region New England
University Address New Haven, New Haven, CT, 06520
Location & Weather
Average Monthly Temperature
Celsius (°C)
Min °C Max °C
Fahrenheit (°F)
Min °F Max °F
-8.39 1.61
16.9 34.9
-7.56 2.83
18.4 37.1
-2.5 8
27.5 46.4
2.67 14.06
36.8 57.3
8.33 20
47 68
13.5 25.17
56.3 77.3
16.72 28.22
62.1 82.8
15.83 26.94
60.5 80.5
11.28 22.61
52.3 72.7
4.83 16.67
40.7 62
-0.22 10.17
31.6 50.3
-5.17 4.11
22.7 39.4
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