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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 1 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 84%
Applicants who took ACT 35%

SAT Verbal Score

700+76%
600-69922%
600+98%

SAT Math Score

700+80%
600-69919%
600+99%

ACT Score

30-36NA
24-29NA
24+NA

Students applied28,977
Students admitted2,043
Admission rate7%

Students per faculty5

4-year graduation rate89%
5-year graduation rate95%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$44,000
Fees$0
Room and board$13,500
Estimated book expense$1,050
Total cost$58,550

Cost after need-based aid$15,435
Cost after non-need-based aid$58,550

Average debt at graduation$10,742

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$43,115
Average non-need-based aid$0

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment5,405

Full-Time

Men2,710
Women2,683

Part-Time

Men8
Women4

Freshmen retained99%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2013 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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