Yale University is one of the nineteen private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Connecticut. The campus is located in an urban area, in New Haven.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 12,974 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,579 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 1,563 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 99%). Every year 97% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
|Campus LocaleMidsize City|
|Number of Students12,974|
|Student to Faculty Ratio6:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
The Yale University Master of Science Curriculum is designed to prepare nurses as practitioners in select specialties and in evidence based research.
The MSN program accepts both Registered Nurses with baccalaureate degree and college graduates in other disciplines.
A Registered Nurse enrolled on a full time basis can complete the requirements for the MSN in two academic years. Students can also enroll on a scheduled part time basis. The Nursing program offers a Graduate Entry Prespecialty in Nursing, which requires two extra terms and one summer session for students from a non-nursing background.
Students in the Yale Nursing program can choose from a wide selection of clinical nurse specialist or nurse practitioner specialties including a nurse midwifery specialty.
The Yale School of Nursing requires a Bachelor of Science in Nursing or a bachelor’s degree in another discipline as a primary requirement for admission. The program admits students from a wide range of backgrounds encompassing those with extensive experience in the field as well as those who have recently discovered a nursing vocation and are seeking an entry in to the profession.
The School seeks candidates who are able to succeed in the program and make a significant contribution in the field of profession of nursing.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Doctor's degree - research/scholarship||0||4|
|Doctor's degree - professional practice||4||13|
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education|
12/01/1929 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program|
04/01/1958 - 12/31/2007
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses|
10/16/1972 - Current
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels|
10/07/2014 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
09/25/1999 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||1460 to 1580|
|ACT||32 to 35|
|Secondary school GPA Recommended|
|Secondary school rank Recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
In 2017-2018 academic year, 59% of Yale University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||8%||$4,000|
|State Grant & Scholarships||--||$3,500|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||51%||$49,051|
|Federal Student Loans||9%||$4,880|
$18,053Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$4,978|
|$30,001 to $48,000$4,392|
|$48,001 to $75,000$6,986|
|$75,001 to $110,000$13,223|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Connecticut state board of nursing.