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The acceptance rate of Yale University is 6.1%. Total 36,844 students have applied to and 2,241 have accepted to admit. Eventually, 1,550 students enrolled in Yale University (Admission Yield: 69.2%). The average SAT score is 1,515 and the average ACT score is 34. The application fee for undergraduate programs is $80 and graduate school application fee is $105 at Yale University.

  • Acceptance Rate: 6.1%
  • Yield: 69.2%
  • SAT Score: 1,515

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Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-2020, total 36,844 students have applied to Yale University. By gender, 17,076 male and 19,768 female students have applied to the school. Among them, 2,241 (1,128 male and 1,113 female) students have accepted and 1,550(771 male and 779 female) have enrolled into Yale University for academic year 2019-2020. Next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield, also known as enrolment rate at Yale University.
2019-2020 Admission Stats at Yale University
TotalMenWomen
Applicants36,84417,07619,768
Admitted2,2411,1281,113
Enrolled1,550771779
Acceptance Rate 6.08% 6.61% 5.63%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 69.17% 68.35% 69.99%

SAT/ACT Scores

At Yale University, 1,061 applicants (68% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 773 applicants (50%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,570 and 25th percentile score is 1,460. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 106 and 25th percentile score is 99. The SAT and ACT scores are required to submit when applying to Yale University. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Yale University.
2019-2020 Submitted SAT and ACT Scores at Yale University
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing720770
SAT Math740800
ACT Composite3335
ACT Math3135
ACT English3536

Offered Degrees at Yale

Yale University offers 7 degree/certificate programs - Bachelor's, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice), Doctorate (Other). Below table summarizes the offered degrees at Yale University.
Offered Degrees at Yale University
DegreeOffered
1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
Associate
2-4 Year Certificate
Bachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Master's
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Doctorate (Other)

Accepted Credits at Yale

Yale University accepts Advanced placement (AP) credits, . Below table summarizes the accepted credits at Yale University.
Accepted Credits at Yale University
Credit TypeAccepted
Dual Credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Credit for military training

Application Checklist

For applying to Yale University, 4 items are required to and 3 items are recommended to submit. Next list shows the application requirement for Yale University.

High School GPA

Recommended

High School Rank

Recommended

High School Record (or Transcript)

Required

Recommendations

Required

Formal Demonstration of Competencies

Recommended

Admission Test Scores

Required

TOEFL

Required

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All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020