Yale University

New Haven, CT 06520
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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.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Number of Students12,974
Student to Faculty Ratio6:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate99%

Nursing Programs

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 (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Master's degree 0 0
Post-master's certificate 0 0
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0 4
Doctor's degree - professional practice 4 13

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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
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1460 to 1580
ACT32 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

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).
Application fee
Undergrads $80
Graduates $105

Cost to Attend

No Info Available

Financial Aid

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
Pell Grant 16% $4,639
Other Federal Grant 8% $4,000
State Grant & Scholarships -- $3,500
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 51% $49,051
Federal Student Loans 9% $4,880
Private Loans -- $4,958


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
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
Over $110,000$35,873

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

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Connecticut state board of nursing.
Yale University
Woodbridge Hall
New Haven, CT 06520

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