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 four-years, private (not-for-profit) schools.
  • Yale University has more expensive tuition & fees ($59,950) than Harvard University ($55,587).
  • It is harder to admit to Harvard University than Yale University.
  • Both Harvard University and Yale University have the same submitted SAT scores (1,530).
  • Harvard University has higher submitted ACT score (35) than Yale University (34).
  • Harvard University has more students with 30,391 students while Yale University has 12,060 students.
  • Yale University has more full-time faculties with 2,715 faculties while Harvard University has 2,120 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Harvard University and Yale University.
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Harvard UniversityYale University
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Harvard Universityvs.Yale University
Cambridge, MassachusettsLocationNew Haven, Connecticut
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
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)
$55,587Tuition & Fees$59,950
43% ($49,954)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)60% ($57,865)
$49,954Average Amount of Financial Aid$57,865
5.16 %Acceptance Rates6.93 %
82.82 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)69.35 %
1,530SAT Score1,530
35ACT Score34
97 %Graduation Rate97 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
76 %Retention Rate65 %
30,391Student Population12,060
2,120Number of Faculties2,715
5 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio4 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad
Remedial Service, 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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