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 Yale University and Harvard University have the same submitted SAT scores (1,530).
  • Harvard University has higher submitted ACT score (34) than Yale University (34).
  • Harvard University has more students with 31,345 students while Yale University has 14,567 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 - Yale University and Harvard University.
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Yale UniversityHarvard University
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Yale Universityvs.Harvard University
New Haven, ConnecticutLocationCambridge, Massachusetts
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)
$59,950Tuition & Fees$55,587
60% ($57,865)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)43% ($49,954)
$57,865Average Amount of Financial Aid$49,954
6.93 %Acceptance Rates5.16 %
69.35 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)82.82 %
1,530SAT Score1,530
34ACT Score35
97 %Graduation Rate97 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
98 %Retention Rate96 %
14,567Student Population31,345
2,715Number of Faculties2,120
6 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio7 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study AbroadSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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