With 18% of the student body coming from abroad, Yale University offers a diverse and exciting global environment in which to study. Yale’s history of including international students is a long one, starting back in the 1800s. Today, Yale welcomes the largest international community in its history, with a current enrollment of 2,249 international students from 118 countries.
Applying to Yale
To be accepted to study at Yale, interested applicants must apply directly to the school, college, or program where the degree will be awarded: Yale College for undergraduate degrees; the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences for doctoral programs and some master’s degrees; or one of the professional schools.
Below are links to admissions and program information for international students:
- School of Architecture
- School of Art
- Divinity School
- School of Drama
- School of Engineering & Applied Science
- School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
- Law School
- School of Management
- School of Medicine
- School of Music
- School of Nursing
- School of Public Health
- Institute of Sacred Music
Non-Yale Degree granting programs:
Fellowships and Financial Assistance
Yale offers significant financial assistance to international students to cover tuition costs as it does with students from the U.S. Each school at Yale has its own procedures for applying for financial assistance or fellowships. Please contact directly the school to which you are applying for their list of fellowships and financial aid opportunities.
Yale also offers a number of academic programs with universities around the world. The following are some of the opportunities which are available: