New Haven, CT
Yale says that its undergraduate program "offers a liberal arts education, one that aims to cultivate a broadly informed, highly disciplined intellect without specifying in advance how that intellect will be used. ... [I]ts main goal is to instill knowledge and skills that students can bring to bear in whatever work they eventually choose." [Source]
- Undergraduate Enrollment:5,430
- 4-Year Graduation Rate:87%
- Tuition & Fees:$45,800 annually
General Education Requirements
No credit given for Composition because the "Writing" requirement may be satisfied by writing courses in a range of departments that do not focus primarily on writing instruction.
No credit given for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Humanities and Arts" requirement.
3. Foreign LanguageYES
4. U.S. Government or HistoryNO
No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Sciences" requirement.
No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Sciences" requirement.
No credit given for Mathematics because the "Quantitative Reasoning" requirement may be satisfied by science and economics courses.
Notably, the Directed Studies program--an optional freshman-year sequence open only to selected students--offers an integrated study of great books and ideas.
Curriculum last evaluated: 09/03/2014