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Yale University: Ranking, Fees, Courses, Admissions 2024

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About Yale University

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Year of establishment1701
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Accepted Exams
Total International Students2996
Size of Campus in acres1075
Male/Female Ratio1.02
Faculty/Student Ratio6
Endowments ValueUS Dollar 27 billion
No.of Campuses1
Accommodation expenses10900 USD for 1 sharing (UG),6728 USD for 1 sharing (PG)
Meal expenses8280 USD (UG),660 USD (PG)
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On Highlights

Q:   What is Yale University known for?


Yale University is a private Ivy League research university known for its high-quality education. The University of Yale produced 61 Nobel laureates, 247 Rhodes Scholars, and 78 MacArthur Fellows. Indra Nooyi, George W. Bush, Meryl Streep, and Urjit Patel are some of the notable alumni from the University of Yale. English, History, Psychology, Philosophy, Political Science, and Economy are some of the popular majors offered by the University of Yale. It is also known for offering some of the best academically rigorous coursework for undergraduate classes.

University of Yale Highlights



Yale Acceptance rate


Yale Application fee

USD 80

Living expenses for USA/ Yale

10.5 L / USD 28,786

Cost (Tuition fee) for MS

INR 35.52 L - 44.38 L

Cost (Tuition fee) for B.E. / B.Tech

INR 15.14 L - 51.07 L

Placement data for MBA (Job Offers Received 3 months post-graduation)


Q:   Which is better, Yale or Harvard?


Whether Yale is better than Oxford would entirely depend on your preferred course of study. While a few courses are preferred at Yale over Oxford, in the overall world university ranking, Oxford University fares better than Yale.

Yale University Ranking 2023

University of Harvard Ranking 2023

  • QS World University Rankings 2023 # 18
  • Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking 2023 #9
  • US News & World Report Best Global Universities 2023 #11

Read: Yale University Ranking

  • QS World University Rankings 2023 #5
  • Times Higher Education (THE) Ranking 2023 #2
  • US News & World Report 2023 #1

Verdict: Although Harvard is better than Yale, but Yale is also part of the privilege Ivy League schools and is one of the top research universities as well.

Q:   How much does 4 years at Yale cost?


The tuition fees for popular courses for the first-year at Yale University is given as follows:

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
BA (41 courses)
4-5 years
INR 49.8 L - INR 53.8 L
BSc (17 courses)
4 years
INR 47.9 L - INR 53.8 L
BE/ BTech  (15 courses)
4 years
INR 15.3 L - INR 51.7 L
M.Arch (6 courses)
2-4 years
INR 38.4 L - INR 48.1 L

Q:   Where is Yale University located?


Yale University is located 90 minutes away from New York in the city of Connecticut, New Haven. The university campus is where the university has celebrated their commencement every year. The university has a goal of expanding and sharing knowledge, innovation, preserving cultural and scientific information for upcoming generations. 

Yale University
Entry Criteria

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B.A.(42 Courses)
IELTS: 7.0 & Above
TOEFL: 86.0-100.0
Duolingo: 120.0 & Above
B.Sc.(31 Courses)
IELTS: 6.0-7.0
TOEFL: 65.0-100.0
SAT: Accepted
MBA/PGDM(13 Courses)
TOEFL: 65.0-100.0
GMAT: Accepted
GRE: Accepted
MS(20 Courses)
TOEFL: 65.0-100.0
GRE: Accepted
IELTS: 6.0 & Above
MPH(16 Courses)
TOEFL: 100.0 & Above
M.A.(23 Courses)
TOEFL: 80.0-105.0
IELTS: 7.0 & Above
GRE: 308.0 & Above
B.E. / B.Tech(15 Courses)
IELTS: 6.0-7.0
TOEFL: 65.0-100.0
SAT: Accepted
B.Arch(1 Courses)
IELTS: 6.0 & Above
TOEFL: 65.0 & Above
Duolingo: 90.0 & Above
GMAT: Accepted
GRE: Accepted
IELTS: Accepted
MSN(8 Courses)
GRE: Accepted
TOEFL: 100.0 & Above

Yale University Fees & Eligibility 2024

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CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
B.A.(42 courses)
4-5 years
INR 49.7 L - 53.7 L
B.Sc.(31 courses)
4 years
INR 38.9 L - 49.7 L
MBA/PGDM(13 courses)
2-7 years
INR 38.3 L - 68.6 L
MS(20 courses)
11 months-3 years
INR 35.9 L - 44.9 L
MPH(16 courses)
2-3 years
INR 38.3 L - 40.9 L
M.A.(23 courses)
1 year-3 years
INR 11.7 L - 40.9 L
B.E. / B.Tech(15 courses)
4 years
INR 38.9 L - 51.6 L
B.Arch(1 course)
4 years
INR 38.9 L
22 months
INR 85.2 L
MSN(8 courses)
2-5 years
INR 38.3 L - 53.5 L
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On Fees and Eligibility

Q:   How much does 4 years at Yale University cost?


 Below we have mentioned the estimated cost of attendance for Yale University tuition fee for undergraduates for 2023-24.



Tuition and fees

USD 64,700

Room (housing)

USD 10,900

Board (meal plan)

USD 8,280

Estimated books and personal expenses

USD 3,700

Student activities fee

USD 125


USD 87,705

Read: Cost of Living in USA for International Students 

Q:   What are the SAT and ACT score requirements at Yale University?


Standardized test results, when included, are just one component of a student’s application and are viewed within the context of the student’s entire file. There is no minimum score required for admission, nor is there a score that will guarantee admission. The middle 50% of test scores (the 25th to the 75th percentiles) for enrolled first-year students in Fall 2020 were as follows:

  • SAT-Evidence-Based Reading and Writing: 720-780
  • SAT-Math: 740-800
  • ACT Composite: 33-35

Q:   What are the admission requirements at Yale University?


The admission requirements for international UG applicants are given as follows:

  • Submit the non-refundable application fee of USD 80 or can submit the application fee waiver.
  • Letter of Recommendations (LORs) from atleast 2 professors and 1 counselor
  • School Reports along with official transcripts
  • ACT/SAT scores (not required for 2024 intakes)
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • Mid-Year report and Final Report

The admission requirements for PG international applicants are given as follows:

  • Statement of Purpose
  • List of all colleges or institutions attended earlier along with official transcripts
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation 
  • Application fee of USD 105
  • Standardized Test Scores (GRE scores can vary by course)
  • Writing Sample
  • Resume/CV

Yale University Scholarships 2024

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Q:   Does Yale University offer scholarships to international students?


Yale University offers a range of scholarships and grants to international students which are referred to as a gift aid as they are not required to be repaid. The scholarships offered to international students are given as follows:

Name of ScholarshipValueCoverage
Yale ScholarshipUSD 70,000 every yearFinancial aid award
Merit Based ScholarshipsNA Tuition Fees
Yale Health Plan coverage waiverNAHealth Plan and Speciality Care Coverage
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Yale University Admission Requirements 2024

  • Application fees :USD 80 - 250
  • Type of deadline :Depends on course
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Type of documentsApplicable for
SOPNeeded for few courses
LORNeeded for few courses
EssaysNeeded for few courses
CVNeeded for few courses
Additional documentsRequired
How to write Yale MBA Essay in 2024?
Calendar IconImportant dates
Intake seasonDeadline
Fall2ⁿᵈ Jan - 1ˢᵗ Jul 2024
Winter15ᵗʰ Nov 2023
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Q:   Is it hard to get into Yale University?


When it comes to admission, Yale is extremely selective. Yale University's acceptance rate for 2022-23 was 4.46%, so, it selects almost five people out of every 100 applicants. Candidates need to have an excellent profile, a good academic record, high test scores, and perfectly crafted essays.

The university currently enrolls 6,494 undergraduate students and 8,031 graduate students. There are 2,780 international students hailing from 120 countries constituting 22% of the total student body. As such, there are no score cutoffs for standardized tests, however, candidates need to score higher to increase their chances of getting into Yale. Last year, test scores for first-year enrolled students were

  • SAT-Evidence-Based Reading and Writing: 720-770
  • SAT-Math: 740-790
  • ACT Composite: 33-35

Apart from this, candidates need to pay USD 80 application fee to apply to Yale via the Common Application or Coalition Application website.

English proficiency exam scores

Veredict: Getting into the University of Yale is difficult, candidates need to have a strong profile for securing admission here.

Q:   What are the admission deadlines at Yale University?


The admission deadlines for international students at Yale University are given as follows: 



Fall (Early Action only for UG applicants )

Early Nov

Winter (Regular decision UG applicants )

Early Jan

Fall (Questbridge national college match UG applicants)

Early Nov




Q:   What is the Yale University's acceptance rate?


Yale University has an acceptance rate of 5%. The requirements for international students based on the following factors are taken into consideration for admission:

  • SAT/ACT scores
  • Required GPA
  • High School Rank
  • Letters of Recommendation
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Yale University Placements 2024

Top Recruiters

Bain and Company
Louis Vuitton
Chevron Corporation
Barclays Bank
Deutsche Bank
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On Placements

Q:   What is the salary of a Yale graduate?


As per the employment report published by the university, graduates at Yale receive a Median Base Salary of USD 1,40,400 and the Median Base Salary for international hires is USD 1,02,918 as per the MBA Placements Highlights 2021. The placement highlights for MBA in 2022 are given as follows:



Overall median salary

USD 160,110

International student’s base median salary

USD 151,595

Popular job sectors

Consulting, Finance / Accounting, Marketing / Sales, General Management, Operations / Logistics

Popular industries

Consulting Services, Finance, Retail, Technology, Consumer Packaged Goods

Unique employers


Popular employers

Accenture, EY, Bank of America, Johnson & Johnson, Abbott, Ralph Lauren

Check out more about the Placement details here.

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Accommodation & Meals

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Yale University Rankings 2024

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On Rankings

Q:   What is the ranking of Yale University in the world?


According to the QS World University Ranking 2024, Yale University has a ranking of #16 whereas it had a ranking of #9 based on the Times Higher Education Ranking 2023. The comparative Times Higher Education rankings of Yale University and University of California Los Angeles are given as follows: 

YearYale UniversityUniversity of California - Los Angeles

To check more rankings, click here. 

Q:   What are the Business and Management studies course rankings at Yale University?


Some of the Business and Management course rankings at Yale University are given as follows:

YearQS - Global MBATimes Higher Education - PG Business and Economics

To know more about rankings at Yale, click here. 

Q:   Is Yale better than Oxford?


Yale University and Oxford University are both top universities globally and provide admissions based on the requirements fulfilled by the students through their application. The comparison of both universities is explained as follows:

CategoryYale University University of Oxford
Acceptance Rate5%18%
QS Ranking 2024#16#3
Tuition Fees (BA)INR 49.8 L - INR 53.8 LINR 28.9 L - INR 37.1 L

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Studying in USA

Average Accommodation Expense

INR 6.7 L (based on 146 colleges)

Average Meals Expense

INR 3.9 L (based on 116 colleges)

Part Time Work

International students are allowed to work part-time for 20 hours per week during an academic term.

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Post Study Work Permit

Optional Practical Training (OPT) is a one-year work and stay-back permit given to international students o... Read more about post study work permit

Cost of Visa Application
USD 185 = INR 15,343.9
Visa Application Process

You will need an F1 visa if your course of study is a full-time degree.

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Hot Job Sectors

IT, Tech, Energy, Healthcare, E-commerce and Business services are some of the popular job sectors in the U... Read more about hot job sectors

Economy Growth Rate

According to the BEA (Bureau of Economic Affairs), the Real GDP of USA was 2.1% in 2022.

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