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Yale University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$68,230 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$49,480 tuition
$15,170 on campus room & board
$3,580 books and supplies
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$68,230 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$49,480 tuition
$15,170 on campus room & board
$3,580 books and supplies
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$41,400 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
61% of students receive aid
13% get federal aid ($6,199 avg)
1% get state aid ($832 avg)
50% get institn'l aid ($41,400 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.99% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.99% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $42,792 51%
Federal Grant Aid $6,199 13%
Pell Grants $4,129 13%
Other Federal Grants $4,000 7%
Institution Grant Aid $41,400 50%
State Grant Aid $832 1%
Student Loans - -
Federal Loans $4,873 6%
Other Loans $3,125 0%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: March 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: April 1
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Yale University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 432-9316
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State -
Out of State -


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • genericstudent2
  • Nov-21-2016 I am a current student here

    You definitely get more than what you pay for: life -long connections, great entry-level job opportunities, internships. Can't complain.

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  • 5
  • Taylor
  • Jan-05-2015 I am a current student here

    The financial aid at Yale cannot be matched. Paired with the incredible academic rigor, you won't find a school with better bang for the buck.

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  • 4
  • Kevin from Margate, FL
  • Jan-24-2014 I am a current student here

    The beauty of Yale is that they will pay for whatever you can't afford. So with that in mind, yes you most definitely get the bang for your buck. Some get the bank without even spending a buck.

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  • 5
  • Brea from Freeport, NY
  • Nov-28-2013 I am a current student here

    The opportunities, networking, and experiences you will get here are definitely worth the tuition. (especially if you are receiving financial aid)

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