- Total Students 2788
- Total Programs 139
- Qs World14
- Established year1701
- Institution TypeUniversity
- +1 203-432-2300
- Woodbridge Hall New Haven 06520 Connecticut
Yale University is a private research university and a member of the prestigious Ivy League, a group of America‚ most celebrated higher education institutions. Situated in New Haven, Connecticut, the first planned city in America, Yale was founded by English Puritans in 1701, making it the third-oldest higher education institution in the United States.
Today, the city, which is part of the New York metropolitan area, is very much dominated by Yale, though it‚ also billed as the ‚ Capital of Connecticut.
According to the New York Times, New Haven is also extremely picturesque, with ‚ almost everywhere you look.
Yale University‚ central campus spans 260 acres and includes buildings from the mid-18th century. The university is organized into 14 schools: the original undergraduate college, the Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and 12 professional schools.
Undergraduates follow a liberal arts curriculum which allows you to think and learn across disciplines before deciding upon a major. Perhaps its most distinctive feature, Yale undergraduates are organized into a social system of residential colleges, which allows them to experience the cohesiveness and intimacy of a small school while still enjoying the cultural and scholarly resources of a large university.