General Admission Information

The application fee is $80 for applying undergraduate school and $105 for graduate school at Yale University. Next table presents general admission information at Yale University.
General Admission Information of Yale University
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$80
Graduate Application Fees$105
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

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 shows the Yale University Admission Statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate). For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 6.00% and yield is 70.02% at Yale University.
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 and SAT Math is 1,570 and 25th percentile score is 1,460. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score of Composite, Math, and English is 106 and 25th percentile score is 99. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Yale University.
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: 1,458, ACT: 97 - Private (not-for-profit) Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

There are 4 requirements and 3 recommendations to submit when you apply to Yale University. The school requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript) and Completion of College Preparatory Program for 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.
Admission Requirements at Yale University
High School GPARecommended
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramConsidered but not Required
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Considered but not Required

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