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Best Values in Colleges

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Yale University (New Haven, CT)

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Yale University is ranked 5 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 9 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 79%
Applicants who took ACT 41%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+79%
600-69919%
600+98%

SAT Math Score

700+79%
600-69920%
600+99%

ACT Score

30-36NA
24-29NA
24+NA

Students applied30,932
Students admitted1,950
Admission rate6%

Students per faculty6

4-year graduation rate87%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$47,600
Fees$0
Room and board$14,600
Estimated book expense$1,050
Total cost$63,250

Cost after need-based aid$17,540
Cost after non-need-based aid$63,250

Average debt at graduation$14,853

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$66,000

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$45,710
Average non-need-based aid$0

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment5,477

Full-Time

Men2,788
Women2,682

Part-Time

Men5
Women2

Freshmen retained98%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available

SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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