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  • 94% of students are from outside the state of Connecticut. 
  • 11% of students are from outside the US.
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Yale University


Overview

  • Yale is an Ivy League University located in New Haven, Connecticut, a 90 minute drive from New York City and a 45 minute drive from Hartford, Connecticut. Map.
  • Yale enrolls 5,409 undergraduate students. 
  • Yale does not require students to take out loans for their education. 
  • Yale meets 100% of demonstrated need for all admitted students with a financial aid package consisting of need-based scholarships, term-time employment, and a student income contribution.

Socio-economic Diversity

  • 16% of students at Yale come from families who make less than $60,000 per year.
  • 14% of students at Yale receive Federal Pell Grants, which typically go to students whose family incomes are below $40,000.
  • 12% of students in the Class of 2017 are the first in their family to attend a four-year college. 

 

    Racial Diversity
    African American 8.7%
    Asian American 17.5%
    Caucasian 41.7%
    Hispanic 9.2%
    Native American 2.3%
    International Students 10.5%
    Did not report 10%

     

    Gender Ratio
    Female 49%
    Male 51%

     

 

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School Profile

Campus Setting

  • Urban
  • City population: 130,700

Size

  • 5,409 undergraduates 
  • 6,679 graduate students
  • 1,359 freshmen

Admissions

  • 6.9% applicants admitted 
  • 95% in top 10% of HS class 
  • SAT CR middle 50%: 710-800 
  • SAT M middle 50%: 710-790 
  • SAT W middle 50%: 720-800 
  • ACT middle 50%: 31-35