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Yale admits students for their academic and personal promise without regard to their ability to pay. Concern about cost should not keep students from applying. 100% of demonstrated need will be met. Learn More
Estimated Financial Aid Budget for Yale College
Average need-based scholarship in 2014-2015.
The Financial Aid Package
A financial aid award typically includes a need-based Yale Scholarship and a student contribution (which consists of a term time job and student income). Students are not expected to take out loans. Yale financial aid covers 100% of demonstrated financial need for all undergraduates.
Good News on Cost of Yale
Financial aid is based on the total cost of attendance: $65,725 for academic year 2015-2016, which includes tuition, room and board, books and personal expenses. Families whose total gross income is less than $65,000 (with typical assets) are not expected to make a contribution towards their child’s Yale education. Over 10% of Yale undergraduate families have an Expected Family Contribution of $0. FAQs
Percentage of undergraduates receiving some financial assistance in funding their Yale education. See who qualifies for aid.
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