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Yale University belongs to the list of prestigious Ivy League universities. Rightly so as it provides quality education which has produced some of the notable figures in the world like Krishnamurthy Nooyi - CEO, and President of Pepsi, George W. Bush - Former President of the United States, and Mario Monti - Former Prime Minister of Italy. That is the reason every student wants to study at Yale, but we all know that it is not practically possible. For every 100 applications, only 6 of them are accepted. In this article we have detailed information about:- 

  • The eligibility and requirements for admission to Yale University
  • The cost of education
  • Admission procedure and
  • We will also answer some of the frequently asked questions

History of Yale University

Yale University was founded in 1701 by puritans who came from England. It was named Yale University in 1718 after Elihu Yale—step-grandson of Theophilus Eaton, who donated over 400 books, a portrait of King George I, and cloth goods that sold for 562 pounds. Students of Yale in the 1770s actively supported the American Revolution and so was considered the hotbed of sedition by the British. Yale’s academics advanced with the coming of president Timothy Dwight elder. He brought advancements in sciences and specialized school education.

Eligibility or requirements to apply:- 

Below are some of the common eligibility requirements to study at Yale University.

  • Bachelor's degree or its international equivalent degree
  • IELTS of at least 7 bands or higher or TOEFL score of overall 100 or 25 on each paper or DET score of at least 120
  • SAT verbal- 720 to 770 and SAT match-740-800 or ACT 33-35
  • GMAT or GRE as per the course

Note:- Modifications in requirement as per the level of studies, like GRE and GMAT are required only for PG whereas SAT and ACT are considered for UG courses. 

Top courses with the estimate of fees:- 

Yale offers more than 2000 courses to students. We are going to discuss the top 10 courses pursued by students from all around the world. We are also going to give you an overview of the fee estimates and course duration of each of the 10 courses.


   Course Name


Fee Estimate per year


B.S. in computer science

4 years

44.6 lacs



2 years

55.2 lacs


M.S. in statistics and data science

2 years

33.1 lacs


Masters of advanced management

1 year

57.11 lacs


B.A. in economics

4 years

44.6 lacs


Graphic design(MFA)

3 years

47.83 lacs



22 months

76.44 lacs


B.A. in Architecture

4 years

42.92 lacs


M.S. in Biostatistics

2 years

32.21 lacs


B.A. in Ethics, Politics, and Economics.

4 years

44.6 lacs


Apart from the tuition fee per year, the living expenses could cost around 10 lakhs per annum according to the US embassy. We can understand the fee is higher but so is the quality of education. We can understand that it is tough to manage all these expenses for students. So the best option to study in such a prestigious organization is to take an education loan. But again the word loan puts Indian faces off because of the strenuous process of banks. That is where WeMakeScholars team comes in to make your loan process hassle-free. Request a callback from our team and make your dream of studying at such a prestigious university a reality. 

Apply at the University:

Admission Procedure:- There are three different ways to apply at Yale university, either through the common application, coalition application, or Questbridge national college match application.

In addition to the application form, you need to submit:- 

  • Application fee of $80, or a fee waiver request, completed by you.
  • Two recommendations which should be given by your chosen teachers.
  • Counselor Recommendation completed by your counselor.
  • School Report, including transcript, completed by your teacher.
  • Mid-Year Report, completed by your counselor when grades for the first term of your senior year are made available.
  • Official test results for the SAT or ACT, requested by you and sent directly to Yale.

There are multiple deadlines for applying to the university. But do not delay in applying as the acceptance rate of early applicants is way better than that of those who applied late. The acceptance rate of early applicants in the class of 2024 was 13.8%, better than the 6.5% acceptance rate overall. While you are applying for admission at Yale University, do not forget to contact the Wemakescholars team to apply for an education loan. Also before you contact our team you can also check your eligibility for an education loan here. WeMakeScholars is an organization that is funded by the Ministry of IT, Government of India under the Digital India campaign. As we are funded by GOI, we don't charge anything for the service we provide. So! Grab the opportunity of free consultation on education loans today from Wemakescholars.