Yale University

Yale University, New Haven

  • #18 QS Global World Ranking
  • PrivateStatus
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 11,283Total Students
  • 5,527Faculty
  • 3,118Int'l Students

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COVID-19 Information:

Visitors to the Yale University campus are being asked to come only if it is essential. Classes are being taught online.


Yale University is a private research university and a member of the prestigious Ivy League, a group of America’s most celebrated higher education institutions. Situated in New Haven, Connecticut, the first planned city in America, Yale was founded by English Puritans in 1701, making it the third-oldest higher education institution in the United States. 

Today, the city, which is part of the New York metropolitan area, is very much dominated by Yale, though it’s also billed as the “Cultural Capital of Connecticut”. According to the New York Times, New Haven is also extremely picturesque, with “art almost everywhere you look”.

Yale University’s central campus spans 260 acres and includes buildings from the mid-18th century. The university is organized into 14 schools: the original undergraduate college, the Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and 12 professional schools. 

Undergraduates follow a liberal arts curriculum which allows you to think and learn across disciplines before deciding upon a major. Perhaps its most distinctive feature, Yale undergraduates are organized into a social system of residential colleges, which allows them to experience the cohesiveness and intimacy of a small school while still enjoying the cultural and scholarly resources of a large university.

A recently unveiled portrait of Barack Obama was by a Yale alumnus, and strolling across the Yale campus, you’ll find that you’re surrounded by public art. Be it in courtyards or plazas, lobbies or lecture halls, art at Yale inspires reflection and offers aesthetic pleasure. 

College life is similarly rich, reflecting the diversity of cultures and nationalities on campus. There’s always a packed arts calendar which includes exhibitions at world-class museums and galleries. There’s also a Tony Award-winning theater, Yale Cabaret – a theater-restaurant run by students – and hundreds of student groups, ranging from the serious to the silly. 

On top of this, you’ll also find the usual array of top quality sports facilities, a golf course and centers for tennis, polo, sailing, ice hockey, and more as well as competitive sports, with over 30 men’s and women’s varsity teams. 

To study at Yale is to join great company: four Yale graduates signed the American Declaration of Independence, and the university has educated five US presidents: William Howard Taft, Gerald Ford, George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. It is rightly regarded as one of America and the world’s most prestigious universities, with competition to be admitted as fierce as it gets. 


About

COVID-19 Information:

Visitors to the Yale University campus are being asked to come only if it is essential. Classes are being taught online.


Yale University is a private research university and a member of the prestigious Ivy League, a group of America’s most celebrated higher education institutions. Situated in New Haven, Connecticut, the first planned city in America, Yale was founded by English Puritans in 1701, making it the third-oldest higher education institution in the United States. 

Today, the city, which is part of the New York metropolitan area, is very much dominated by Yale, though it’s also billed as the “Cultural Capital of Connecticut”. According to the New York Times, New Haven is also extremely picturesque, with “art almost everywhere you look”.

Yale University’s central campus spans 260 acres and includes buildings from the mid-18th century. The university is organized into 14 schools: the original undergraduate college, the Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and 12 professional schools. 

Undergraduates follow a liberal arts curriculum which allows you to think and learn across disciplines before deciding upon a major. Perhaps its most distinctive feature, Yale undergraduates are organized into a social system of residential colleges, which allows them to experience the cohesiveness and intimacy of a small school while still enjoying the cultural and scholarly resources of a large university.

A recently unveiled portrait of Barack Obama was by a Yale alumnus, and strolling across the Yale campus, you’ll find that you’re surrounded by public art. Be it in courtyards or plazas, lobbies or lecture halls, art at Yale inspires reflection and offers aesthetic pleasure. 

College life is similarly rich, reflecting the diversity of cultures and nationalities on campus. There’s always a packed arts calendar which includes exhibitions at world-class museums and galleries. There’s also a Tony Award-winning theater, Yale Cabaret – a theater-restaurant run by students – and hundreds of student groups, ranging from the serious to the silly. 

On top of this, you’ll also find the usual array of top quality sports facilities, a golf course and centers for tennis, polo, sailing, ice hockey, and more as well as competitive sports, with over 30 men’s and women’s varsity teams. 

To study at Yale is to join great company: four Yale graduates signed the American Declaration of Independence, and the university has educated five US presidents: William Howard Taft, Gerald Ford, George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. It is rightly regarded as one of America and the world’s most prestigious universities, with competition to be admitted as fierce as it gets. 


University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #7
  • 2014
    #8
  • 2015
    #10
  • 2016
    #15
  • 2017
    #15
  • 2018
    #16
  • 2019
    #15
  • 2020
    #17
  • 2021
    #17
  • 2022
    #=14
  • 2023
    #18

Student & Staff

Total students
11,283

48%
52%

International students
3,118

78%
22%

Total faculty staff
5,527

1922
3605

Total students
11,283

48%
52%

International students
3,118

78%
22%

Total faculty staff
5,527

3605
1922
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Campus locations

Yale University,

Yale University , New Haven , Connecticut , United States , 06520

1 Hillhouse Avenue,

1 Hillhouse Avenue , New Heaven , Connecticut , United States , 6511

10 Hillhouse Avenue,

10 Hillhouse Avenue , New Heaven , Connecticut , United States , 6520

1120 Chapel Street,

1120 Chapel Street , New Heaven , Connecticut , United States , 6505

127 Wall Street,

127 Wall Street , New Heaven , Connecticut , United States , 6511

135 Prospect Street,

135 Prospect Street , New Heaven , Connecticut , United States , 6520

180 York Street,

180 York Street , New Heaven , Connecticut , United States , 6511

195 Prospect Street,

195 Prospect Street , New Heaven , Connecticut , United States , 6520

333 Cedar Street,

333 Cedar Street , New Heaven , Connecticut , United States , 6510

409 Prospect Street,

409 Prospect Street , New Heaven , Connecticut , United States , 6511

60 College Street,

60 College Street , New Heaven , Connecticut , United States , 6520

98 Wall Street,

98 Wall Street , New Heaven , Connecticut , United States , 6520

Horchow Hall, 55 Hillhouse Avenue,

Horchow Hall, 55 Hillhouse Avenue , New Heaven , Connecticut , United States , 6520

New Heaven,

New Heaven, United States , New Heaven , Connecticut , United States , 6536

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