Yale University Background
Yale University is a private Ivy League University which was founded in 1701 in Connecticut. It is also known as the birthplace of doctoral education in the United States as it awarded the first three Ph.D. degrees in the country followed by the University of Pennsylvania, Harvard and Princeton in 1870, 1872 and 1879 respectively. Yale University offers a number of courses through its various schools: Yale College, Graduate School of Arts and Science, School of Architecture, School of Arts, Divinity School, School of Drama, School of Engineering and Applied Science, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Law School, School of Management, School of Medicine, School of Music, School of Nursing and School of Public Health.
Yale University Programs and Schools
Yale is organized into fourteen constituent schools: the original undergraduate college, the Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and twelve professional schools. While the university is governed by the Yale Corporation, each school's faculty oversees its curriculum and degree programs. Yale College undergraduates follow a liberal arts curriculum with departmental majors and are organized into a social system of residential colleges. Almost all faculty teach undergraduate courses, more than 2,000 of which are offered annually.
Yale University Ranking and Tuition Fee
Yale University's ranking in the 2019 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 3. Its tuition and fees are $53,430 (2018-19).
Yale University USP
The university has more than 5400 undergraduate students and more than 6800 graduate students. Of the total number of students, Yale has about 20% international students from 118 countries (a major chunk comes from Canada, China, India, Germany, the United Kingdom and South Korea). Yale offers a comprehensive need-based financial aid on the basis of demonstrated financial need. Average need-based scholarship from the Yale sources is upwards of $43,000.
Yale University Notable Alumni
Hillary Clinton (American politician who was the 67thUnited States Secretary of State), Meryl Streep (American actress and philanthropist), George W. Bush (American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States)
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