Yale University

New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Since its founding in 1701, Yale has been dedicated to expanding and sharing knowledge, inspiring innovation, and preserving cultural and scientific information for future generations.

About

History

The university traces its roots to the 1640s when colonial clergymen led an effort to establish a local college to preserve the tradition of European liberal education in the New World. In 1701 the charter was granted for a school “wherein Youth may be instructed in the Arts and Sciences through the blessing of Almighty God may be fitted for Publick employment both in Church and Civil State.”

Education

All undergraduates attend Yale College, an intimate learning environment offering instruction in the liberal arts and sciences.

Research

Discover Yale’s academic and research centers and initiatives concentrating specifically on international topics including area studies, languages, law, science, arts and humanities and more.

Career

The Yale Office of Career Strategy offers career advising, professional school advising, employment and internship opportunities, and career development resources. This office works with Yale students and alumni of Yale College, Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and postdoctoral scholars to clarify career aspirations, identify employment and educational opportunities, and offer advising and support at every stage of career development.

Master's Programmes

Humanities (3)
Law (2)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Education & Training (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)

Services

Student services

The International Center (IC) is home to the Office of International Students & Scholars at Yale (OISS) and a center for campus life.  We hope you will visit often to take advantage of our many programs and resources.

Library services

Search the international collections of the Yale University Library, one of the world’s leading research libraries which includes around 12.8 million volumes and information in all media, ranging from ancient papyri to early printed books to electronic databases.

Student Life

Campus life

Yale University is situated 90 minutes from New York in the city of New Haven, Connecticut.

Sports facilities

Yale Athletics Facilities

  • The Course at Yale and Maltby Lakes Recreational Area (cross country)
  • Coxe Cage (indoor track and field)
  • Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center (tennis)
  • Cuyler Field/Dwyer Track (outdoor track and field)
  • DeWitt Family Field (softball)
  • Frank Field (junior varsity football)
  • Gales Ferry (crew)
  • Gilder Boathouse (crew)
  • Golf Course (golf)
  • Ingalls Rink (hockey)
  • Johnson Field (field hockey)
  • McNay Family Sailing Center (sailing)
  • Outdoor Education Center
  • Payne Whitney Gym

Student clubs

Yale students are active and engaged in hundreds of student groups and activities.  There are many international or national organizations, as well as a multitude of organizations organized around a cause, an interest or a special interest. 

Accreditation

Every ten years Yale undertakes a comprehensive and wide–ranging self–study as part of our reaccreditation by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE). 

New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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