Yale University

New Haven, CT

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 6,535
Graduate Enrollment: 8,031
Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Medium City (100k-250k)
Four-year, large, highly residential // full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 5.31%

Male/Female: 50% / 50% (2017)

First generation college students: 25.0% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 2.8% (2009)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.8% (2008)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,526
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1480 - 1580

2022 Median Admit ACT: 34
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 33 - 35

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 72.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 67.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 63.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 59.2% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 37.2%
Black: 8.0%
Hispanic: 14.9%
Asian: 21.4%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.4%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 6.7%
Non-resident alien: 10.3%
Unknown race: 1.0%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $79,320
In-State tuition: $59,950
Out-of-State tuition: $59,950

Estimated books and supplies: $1,000 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $17,800 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $3,420 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $9,030 (2005)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,270 (2005)

Average Family Income: $81,885 (2017)
Median Family Income: $44,004 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 21.4%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 5.4%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $12,975 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $138 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $1,717
$30k-48k $5,177
$48k-75k $3,957
$75k-110k $15,224
$110k+ $42,964

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 88%
6-year graduation rate: 97%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 90.9% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $12,975 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $7,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $9,790 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $8,053 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 90.1% (2015)
@3 year 91.1% (2017)
@5 year 90.6% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 81.5% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 72.5% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $60,511 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $85,476 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 54 $48,474 ($4,040) $62,139 ($5,178)
Doctoral Degree Economics. 23
Doctoral Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 7
Bachelor's Degree Chemical Engineering. 8
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 26
Master's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 30 $466 $63,329 ($5,277) $76,986 ($6,416)
Master's Degree Natural Resources Management and Policy. 125 $76,818 ($6,402)
Master's Degree Forestry. 30
Doctoral Degree Forestry. 11
Bachelor's Degree Architecture. 18
Master's Degree Architecture. 77 $77,719 ($6,477)
Doctoral Degree Architecture. 1
Doctoral Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 8
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 43 $13,107 $139 $43,923 ($3,660)
Master's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 13
Doctoral Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 4
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 101 $12,750 $159 $146,081 ($12,173) $203,685 ($16,974)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 61
Doctoral Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 6
Bachelor's Degree Computer Programming. 10
Master's Degree Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies. 42
Doctoral Degree Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics and Computer Science. 10
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 50 $50,316 ($4,193) $60,462 ($5,039)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 21
Doctoral Degree English Language and Literature, General. 6
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature/Letters, Other. 2
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 18 $15,750 $167 $51,912 ($4,326)
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 32
Master's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 15
Doctoral Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 14
Bachelor's Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 97 $19,500 $207 $35,988 ($2,999)
Master's Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 17
Doctoral Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 20
Master's Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 23
Doctoral Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 12
Master's Degree Genetics. 7
Doctoral Degree Genetics. 11
Master's Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 14
Doctoral Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 7
Master's Degree Pharmacology and Toxicology. 11
Doctoral Degree Pharmacology and Toxicology. 7
Master's Degree Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology. 5
Doctoral Degree Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology. 4
Bachelor's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 30
Master's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 3 $751 $62,153 ($5,179) $75,943 ($6,329)
Doctoral Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 3
Bachelor's Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 19
Master's Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 14
Doctoral Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 16
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 44
Master's Degree Mathematics. 14
Doctoral Degree Mathematics. 4
Bachelor's Degree Applied Mathematics. 23
Master's Degree Applied Mathematics. 2
Doctoral Degree Applied Mathematics. 5
Bachelor's Degree Statistics. 45
Master's Degree Statistics. 20
Doctoral Degree Statistics. 1
Master's Degree Medieval and Renaissance Studies. 11
Bachelor's Degree Cognitive Science. 26
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 70 $13,500 $159 $45,338 ($3,778) $104,899 ($8,742)
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 26
Master's Degree Philosophy. 20
Doctoral Degree Philosophy. 4
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 6
Master's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 28
Doctoral Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 6
Master's Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 70 $453 $42,895 ($3,575) $60,076 ($5,006)
Master's Degree Theology and Religious Vocations, Other. 57
Bachelor's Degree Astronomy and Astrophysics. 5
Master's Degree Astronomy and Astrophysics. 13
Doctoral Degree Astronomy and Astrophysics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 21
Master's Degree Chemistry. 27
Doctoral Degree Chemistry. 35 $55,631 ($4,636)
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 7
Master's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 10
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 37
Master's Degree Physics. 31
Doctoral Degree Physics. 15
Bachelor's Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 71
Master's Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 48
Doctoral Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 12
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 15
Master's Degree Anthropology. 8
Master's Degree Economics. 75
Doctoral Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 13
Bachelor's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 35
Master's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 37
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 4
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 25
Doctoral Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 4
Bachelor's Degree Engineering Physics. 2
Master's Degree Engineering Physics. 13
Doctoral Degree Engineering Physics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Engineering Science. 39
Bachelor's Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 6
Master's Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 59
Doctoral Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 16
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 22
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 30
Doctoral Degree Mechanical Engineering. 1
Bachelor's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 13
Master's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 18
Doctoral Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 6
Bachelor's Degree East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 3
Master's Degree East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 13
Doctoral Degree East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 5
Master's Degree Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 3
Doctoral Degree Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 5
Bachelor's Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
Master's Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 2
Doctoral Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 4
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 13
Master's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 13
Bachelor's Degree Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 6
Master's Degree Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
Doctoral Degree Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 11
Master's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 8
Doctoral Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 3
First Professional Degree Law. 215
Doctoral Degree Anthropology. 4
Bachelor's Degree Archeology. 1
Master's Degree Archeology. 5
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 179 $13,250 $133 $79,534 ($6,628) $125,006 ($10,417)
Bachelor's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 47 $76,509 ($6,376)
Master's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 27
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 141 $15,000 $156 $49,489 ($4,124) $98,467 ($8,206)
Master's Degree Political Science and Government. 42
Doctoral Degree Political Science and Government. 16
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 16
Master's Degree Sociology. 13
Doctoral Degree Sociology. 8
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 10
Master's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 50 $26,721 ($2,227) $42,027 ($3,502)
Doctoral Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 2
Graduate/Professional Certificate Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 10
Bachelor's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 10
Master's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 6
Doctoral Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 1
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 46
Master's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 74 $417 $37,810 ($3,151)
Doctoral Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 12
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Music. 1
Bachelor's Degree Music. 14
Master's Degree Music. 117 $16,421 ($1,368) $38,234 ($3,186)
Doctoral Degree Music. 14
Graduate/Professional Certificate Music. 1
Master's Degree Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management. 7
Master's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 36 $1,570 $124,346 ($10,362) $118,137 ($9,845)
First Professional Degree Medicine. 90
Doctoral Degree Medical Clinical Sciences/Graduate Medical Studies. 5
Master's Degree Public Health. 287 $711 $67,019 ($5,585) $89,809 ($7,484)
Doctoral Degree Public Health. 12
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 118 $1,352 $104,343 ($8,695) $123,998 ($10,333)
Doctoral Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 18 $761 $142,139 ($11,845) $156,418 ($13,035)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 105
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 532 $674 $173,860 ($14,488) $187,097 ($15,591)
Doctoral Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 7
Bachelor's Degree History. 131 $12,000 $87 $53,028 ($4,419) $77,988 ($6,499)
Master's Degree History. 47
Doctoral Degree History. 18
Master's Degree Area Studies. 47
Doctoral Degree Area Studies. 6


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $180,252
Full time faculty: 74%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 6.0

School's endowment start of year: $31,201,686,000 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $42,282,852,000 (2022)