The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years schools.
  • Columbia University has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,532) than Yale University ($57,700).
  • It is harder to admit to Columbia University than Yale University.
  • Yale University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,515) than Columbia University (1,515).
  • Both Columbia University and Yale University have the same submitted ACT scores (34).
  • Columbia University has more students with 30,135 students while Yale University has 12,060 students.
  • Columbia University has more full-time faculties with 4,327 faculties while Yale University has 2,715 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Columbia University in the City of New York and Yale University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Columbia UniversityYale University
Columbia Universityvs.Yale University
New York, New YorkLocationNew Haven, Connecticut
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$60,532Tuition & Fees$57,700
59% ($45,881)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)56% ($58,244)
$45,881Average Amount of Financial Aid$58,244
6.61 %Acceptance Rates6.93 %
61.41 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)69.35 %
1,515SAT Score1,520
34ACT Score34
96 %Graduation Rate96 %
2 %Transfer-out Rate-
95 %Retention Rate65 %
30,135Student Population12,060
4,327Number of Faculties2,715
6 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio4 to 1
ROTC, Study AbroadSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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