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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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Yale University (New Haven, CT)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 79.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 41.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 19.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 79.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 98.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 20.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 79.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 99.00%
ACT score 24-29: 0.00%
ACT score 30-36: 0.00%
ACT score 24+: 0%
Students applied: 30,932
Students admitted: 1,950
Admission rate: 6%
Students per faculty: 6
4-year graduation rate: 87.4%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 98%
Full-time enrolled men: 2,788
Full-time enrolled women: 2,682
Part-time enrolled men: 5
Part-time enrolled women: 2
Total enrollment: 5,477

COSTS

Tuition: $47,600
Room and board: $14,600
Est. book expense: $1,050
Fees: $0
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $45,710
Average non-need-based aid: $0
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
0
Average aid package: $48,261
Students receiving need-based aid: 2,729
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 50%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0%
% receiving student loans: 16%