Yale University

Private, Four-years School Located in New Haven, CT

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How much is the Yale tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Yale's tuition & fees is $64,700.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $87,570 when a student lives on-campus.

Yale Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$64,700
Books & Supplies Costs$1,000
On-campus Room & Board$18,450
On-campus Expenses$3,420
2023-2024 Projection
Tuition & Fees$62,250

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Yale for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $285,286 at Yale. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $379,674. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $112,964.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$67,246$89,786$26,919
Sophomore (2024-25)$69,893$93,123$27,781
Junior (2025-26)$72,644$96,586$28,672
Senior (2026-27)$75,503$100,178$29,592
4 Years Total$285,286$379,674$112,964
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$69,893$93,123$27,781
Sophomore (2025-26)$72,644$96,586$28,672
Junior (2026-27)$75,503$100,178$29,592
Senior (2027-28)$78,475$103,906$30,541
4 Years Total$296,514$393,793$116,587
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$72,644$96,586$28,672
Sophomore (2026-27)$75,503$100,178$29,592
Junior (2027-28)$78,475$103,906$30,541
Senior (2028-29)$81,563$107,773$31,521
4 Years Total$308,185$408,443$120,326
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$75,503$100,178$29,592
Sophomore (2027-28)$78,475$103,906$30,541
Junior (2028-29)$81,563$107,773$31,521
Senior (2029-30)$84,773$111,786$32,533
4 Years Total$320,314$423,643$124,187
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$78,475$103,906$30,541
Sophomore (2028-29)$81,563$107,773$31,521
Junior (2029-30)$84,773$111,786$32,533
Senior (2030-31)$88,110$115,950$33,578
4 Years Total$332,921$439,415$128,173

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Yale' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Connecticut, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $26,075.
In-StateOut-of-State
Yale University$64,700
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Connecticut Four-years Colleges$22,986
Public Schools$9,068$17,194
Private Schools$26,075

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Yale and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationUndergraduateGraduate
Yale UniversityNew Haven, CT$64,700$48,300
Princeton UniversityPrinceton, NJ$59,710$62,860
California Institute of TechnologyPasadena, CA$63,255$63,063
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, MA$60,156$63,393
Harvard UniversityCambridge, MA$59,076$55,440
Columbia University in the City of New YorkNew York, NY$69,045$56,279
University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA$66,104$46,034

Financial Aid and COA

At Yale University, 3,728 students (57%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $60,487.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Yale is $27,083 for students living on-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 1,045 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $63,523 and the average amount of student loans is $4,926.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$87,570
Tuition & Fees$64,700
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$22,870
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$27,083
Average Financial Aid$60,487
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship3,72857%$60,487
Pell Grants1,22719%$4,984
Federal Student Loan3616%$5,952
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid1,04559%-
Grants or Scholarships92052%$63,523
Federal Grants31117%$6,803
Pell Grants31117%$5,163
Other Federal Grants1428%$3,592
State/Local Grants0--
Institutional Grants91951%$61,290
Student Loan Aid1006%$4,926
Federal Student Loans975%$4,985
Other Student Loans3-$3,048

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Yale's acceptance rate is 5.31%. A total of 47,240 applicants applied to and 2,509 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 1,786 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 71.18%.
To apply to Yale, 3 items are required - Secondary school record, Recommendations and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 3 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school rank and Formal demonstration of competencies. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants47,24020,441$26,799
Admitted2,5091,170$1,339
Enrolled1,786799$987
Acceptance Rate5.31%5.72%5.00%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)71.18%68.29%73.71%
Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programNeither Required Nor Recommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to Yale. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,530 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 34.
Its SAT score is much higher than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is much higher than the national average score of 24.
Average25th75th
SAT Total1,5301,4801,580
National Average1,168
Connecticut Average1,223
SAT EBRW755730780
SAT Math775750800
ACT Composite343335
National Average24
Connecticut Average28
ACT Math333135
ACT English363536

Student Population

Yale University has a total of 14,776 students including 6,645 undergraduate and 8,131 graduate students. By gender, there are 6,895 male students and 7,672 female students attending Yale. The school offers online degree programs and 74 students enrolled online exclusively (0.50% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total14,567 6,8957,672
Undergraduate6,536 3,1743,362
Graduate8,031 3,7214,310

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
AddressWoodbridge Hall, New Haven, CT
Phone203-432-4771
WEBwww.yale.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered240 Programs
Graduate Program Offered163 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate4.57%
Yield67.89%
Student Population14,776
Graduation Rate97%
Retention Rate98%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate6 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties2,715 (Full-time), 745 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs14,979 (Full-time), 1,839 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$180,907
Average Staff Salary$90,096