Tool December 2016

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 13 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 74%
Applicants who took ACT 45%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+80%
600-69917%
600+97%

SAT Math Score

700+82%
600-69917%
600+99%

ACT Score

30-36NA
24-29NA
24+NA

Students applied30,236
Students admitted2,034
Admission rate7%

Students per faculty6

4-year graduation rate88%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$49,480
Fees$0
Room and board$15,170
Estimated book expense$3,580
Total cost$68,230

Cost after need-based aid$20,270
Cost after non-need-based aid$68,230

Average debt at graduation$15,521

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$74,200

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$47,960
Average non-need-based aid$0

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment5,532

Full-Time

Men2,812
Women2,697

Part-Time

Men18
Women5

Freshmen retained99%

# - 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 (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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