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Yale University

New Haven, CT
#3

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Yale University, located in urban New Haven, Conn., is a private institution founded in 1701. Yale is known for its excellent drama and music programs. The Yale Bulldogs are part of the Ivy League and have an on-going rivalry with Harvard. Yale is also well known for its secret societies, the most popular ones being the Skull and Bone Society and the Scroll and Key Society. Actress Meryl Streep, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward and actor Edward Norton are distinguished Yale alumni.

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Quick Facts


New Haven, CT 06520

2014-2015 Tuition

$45,800 Tuition and Fees

Students

5430 undergraduate students
51% male / 49% female

Admission

January 1 application deadline
6.9% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1701

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, doctorate, master's degree, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Computer Programming, Specific Applications, Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Engineering Physics/Applied Physics, Engineering Science, Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Linguistics, Chinese Language and Literature, Japanese Language and Literature, Russian Language and Literature, Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, Modern Greek Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Italian Language and Literature, Portuguese Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, English Language and Literature/Letters, Other, Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Mathematics, General, Applied Mathematics, General, Statistics, General, Environmental Studies, Mathematics and Computer Science, International/Global Studies, Cognitive Science, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Jewish/Judaic Studies, Architecture, Astronomy, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Other, Chemistry, General, Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Anthropology, Archeology, Economics, General, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, African Studies, American/United States Studies/Civilization, Latin American Studies, Near and Middle Eastern Studies, Russian Studies, South Asian Studies, Chinese Studies, German Studies, Japanese Studies, Area Studies, Other, African-American/Black Studies, Women's Studies, Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Film/Cinema/Video Studies, Art/Art Studies, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, History, General

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 5,430
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 5,416
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 6
Percent of male undergraduates: 51%
Percent of female undergraduates: 49%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, religious
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, fencing, football, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, fencing, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, crew (lightweight), soccer, softball, squash, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 10 18 16
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 3 4 4
Aggravated assault 0 3 4
Burglary 29 28 38
Motor vehicle theft 2 11 7
Arson 0 3 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 9 17 15
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 3
Burglary 15 18 27
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 2 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 1 0
Aggravated assault 0 1 0
Burglary 7 14 2
Motor vehicle theft 0 5 1
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 1 0 1
Drug law violations 14 11 52
Liquor law violations 34 37 27
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 3 2 2
Liquor law violations 15 2 8
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 1 1 0
Liquor law violations 0 4 4

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.