Admissions Information

The application fee is $80 for applying undergraduate school and $105 for graduate school at Yale University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$80
Graduate Application Fees$105
Admission Informationhttps://admissions.yale.edu/
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.yale.edu/first-year-application-process
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedAdvanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 5.00% and the yield is 71.00%. 20,441 men and 26,799 women applied to Yale and 1,226 men and 1,340 women students were accepted. Among them, 834 men and 992 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2021). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants47,24020,44126,799
Admitted2,3621,2261,340
Enrolled1,677834992
Acceptance Rate 5.00%6.00%5.00%
Yield 71.00%68.03%74.03%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2021-2022, 965 students (54% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 625 students (35%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 780 and the 25th percentile is 730. The SAT Math score is 800 (75th) and 750 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 35 (75th percentile) and 33 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing730780
SAT Math750800
ACT Composite3335
ACT Math3135
ACT English3536
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Yale University are very competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,469, ACT: 98 - private (not-for-profit) Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, and High School Record (or Transcript) to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, High School Rank and High School Record (or Transcript). The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Yale University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Yale Admission Requirements
High School GPARecommended
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
Admission Test ScoresConsidered but not Required
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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