Yale University

Private 4 Years (or High) school in New Haven, Connecticut

Paying for Yale University

  • expensive

    The 2020 cost of attendance (COA) at Yale University is $75,595 including tuition, required fees, room & board, and other living expenses. The COA at Yale University is expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Connecticut (the average: $44,649).

    Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Princeton University and University of Chicago, its COA is similar to those schools (its average COA is $75,907).

    cost of attendance
  • expensive

    The 2020 Undergraduate tuition & fees at Yale University is $55,500 and it is expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Connecticut (average: $32,575).

    Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Princeton University and University of Chicago, its undergraduate tuition & fees is similar to those schools (average amount is $57,340).

    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
  • very expensive

    The 2020 Graduate tuition & fees at Yale University is $43,300 and it is very expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Connecticut (average: $16,089).

    Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Princeton University and University of Chicago, its graduate tuition & fees is lower than those schools (average amount is $52,505).

    Graduate Tuition & Fees
  • $20,095 On-Campus Living Costs

    The on-campus living costs at Yale University is $20,095. The cost is very expensive compared to similar schools - the average on-campus living costs of Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Connecticut is $12,074.

    Living Costs

Cost of Attendance

The cost of attendance (COA) at Yale University is $75,595 for its students based on tuition, fees, room, board, and other expenses. Its COA is expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Connecticut. Compared to similar schools in college ranking (see schools in sidebar), its COA is similar to those schools (its average COA is $75,907).
Below charts are illustrating the cost differences between Yale University and comparable schools. In addition, it shows the cost dereferences by students living options.

2020 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Yale University is $55,500 that increases by 3.87% from last year. Its undergraduate tuition & fees is expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Connecticut. Compare to similarly ranked schools, its tuition & fees is similar to those schools.
Next table and chart show the tuition & fees trends at Yale University over last 5 years.
2020 Yale University Tuition & Fees
TotalTuitionRequired Fees
2015-2016$47,600$47,600$0
2016-2017$49,480$49,480$0
2017-2018$51,400$51,400$0
2018-2019$53,430$53,430$0
2019-2020$55,500$55,500$0

2020 Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate tuition & fees at Yale University is $55,500 that increases by 2.85% from last year. Its graduate tuition & fees is very expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Connecticut. Compare to similarly ranked schools, its tuition & fees is lower than those schools.
Next table and chart show the tuition & fees trends at Yale University over last 5 years.
2020 Yale University Tuition & Fees
TotalTuitionRequired Fees
2015-2016$38,700$38,700$0
2016-2017$39,800$39,800$0
2017-2018$41,000$41,000$0
2018-2019$42,100$42,100$0
2019-2020$43,300$43,300$0

Special Program Tuition & Fees

Next table summarizes the tuition & fees for special program such as medical and law school programs offered by Yale University. The average tuition & fees for medical schools is $62,155 for its students. The law school tuition & fees at Yale University is $64,267.

Program NameTuitionFees
Medicine$61,140$1,015
Law$62,017$2,250

Books and Supplies costs

The average costs for purchasing books & supplies is $1,050 that decreases by 0.28% from last year.

2020 Yale University Books & Supplies Costs
Books & Supplies Costs
2015-2016$3,525
2016-2017$3,580
2017-2018$3,670
2018-2019$3,750
2019-2020$1,050

Room & Board, and Living Expenses

At Yale University, the living costs when a student lives on campus is $20,095 that increases by 20.19% from last year.
Below chart illustrates the on-campus/off-campus living costs change last five years at Yale University.

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