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 2020-21, the acceptance rate is 6.53% and the yield is 54.98%. 16,409 men and 18,811 women applied to Yale University and 1,185 men and 1,114 women students were accepted. Among them, 656 men and 608 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2020). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants35,22016,40918,811
Admitted2,2991,1851,114
Enrolled1,264656608
Acceptance Rate 6.53%7.22%5.92%
Yield 54.98%55.36%54.58%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2020-2021, 891 students (70% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 583 students (46%) 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 720. The SAT Math score is 800 (75th) and 740 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 35 (75th percentile) and 33 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing720780
SAT Math740800
ACT Composite3335
ACT Math3135
ACT English3436
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Yale University are competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,466, ACT: 97 - 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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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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