Yale University

Yale University Ranking

country rank: 10
world rank: 10

University Overview

Yale University ranking was established in 1701 and is a non-profit private higher-education college headquartered in the small Connecticut city of New Haven (population range of 50,000-249,999). Yale University (YU) ranking is a massive (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution that is officially approved by the New England Commission of Higher Education. Yale University (YU) provides courses and services in a variety of fields that contribute to formally accredited higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 318-year-old American higher-education college has a preferential admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. The acceptance rate ranges from 0 to 10%, rendering this US higher education institution extremely selective. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. YU also offers a library, accommodation, athletic equipment, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

Yale University Ranking

University Identity

Name Yale University
Acronym YU
Founded 1701
Motto Lux et Veritas Light and Truth
Colours Yale blue

University Location

Address Woodbridge Hall New Haven 06520 Connecticut United States
Tel +1 (203) 432 4771
Fax +1

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office Box 208234 New Haven 06520-8234 (203) 432 9300

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 4,500-4,999
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Yale University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 8,422,495 physical volumes, 257,587 physical media, 107,618 digital/electronic medium and 2,164 licensed digital/electronic databases. Yale University's library has 11 branches.
Housing Yes Yale University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 5,576 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Associated Universities, Inc. (AUI) Association of American Universities (AAU) International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU) Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) Ivy League National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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