Yale University

New Haven, CT 06520

Yale University is a privately run, not for profit institution, located in New Haven, Connecticut. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 31445 and 1988 students were accepted.


Campus LocaleCity: Midsize
Student to Faculty Ratio6:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate99%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. Accelerated MSN
  2. Doctoral degrees (PhD)
  3. Masters degrees (MSN)

    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.

    Admission Requirements

    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 - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 81
Nursing Administration Master's degree 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Post-master's certificate 78
Nursing Administration Post-master's certificate 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 0
Nursing Science Post-master's certificate 0
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 0
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Post-master's certificate 0
Nursing Science Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 3
Nursing Science Doctor's degree - professional practice 0
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - professional practice 12

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Yale University

Quinnipiac University
7.65 miles away
St Vincent's College
16.14 miles away
Sacred Heart University
17.62 miles away
Fairfield University
20.08 miles away
Goodwin College
33.35 miles away
University of Saint Joseph
34.12 miles away
University of Hartford
35.25 miles away
LIU Post
48.52 miles away
New York Institute of Technology
49.37 miles away
The College of New Rochelle
52.76 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
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



Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading710 to 800
SAT: Math710 to 800
SAT: Writing710 to 790
ACT Composite32 to 35
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Required
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

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$5,171
30k to 48k$7,929
48k to 75k$6,551
75k to 110k$13,934
Over 110k$36,367
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Nursing Scholarship

Applicant must be a Connecticut resident studying at a Connecticut nursing school.

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Connecticut state board of nursing
Yale University
Woodbridge Hall
New Haven, CT 06520

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