Yale University Admissions

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 Informationadmissions.yale.edu
Online Applicationadmissions.yale.edu/freshman-application-process
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedAdvanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 6.00% and yield is 70.02%. 16,177 men and 19,124 women applied to Yale University and 1,132 men and 1,147 women students were accepted. Among them, 770 men and 826 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants35,30116,17719,124
Admitted2,1181,1321,147
Enrolled1,483770826
Acceptance Ratio 6.00%7.00%6.00%
Yield 70.02%68.02%72.01%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 988 students (63% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 796 students (51%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 770 and 25th percentile is 720. The SAT Math score is 800 (75th) and 740 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 106 (75th percentile) and 106 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing720770
SAT Math740800
ACT Composite3335
ACT Math3135
ACT English3536
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Yale University are very competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,460, ACT: 96 - Private (not-for-profit) Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

Yale University requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript) and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, High School Rank and High School Record (or Transcript). Next table summarizes Yale University application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see Yale University online application page .
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 ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended