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Yale University Admissions

Admissions Overview

Yale admissions is extremely selective with an acceptance rate of 6%. Students that get into Yale have an average SAT score between 1460-1570 or an average ACT score of 33-35. The regular admissions application deadline for Yale is January 2. Interested students can apply for early action, and the Yale early action deadline is November 1.

Will You Get In?

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
6%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
No data available  
Total Applicants
36,844
SAT Range
1460-1570
SAT Reading
720-770
SAT Math
740-800
Students Submitting SAT
68%
ACT Range
33-35
ACT English
35-36
ACT Math
31-35
ACT Writing
No data available  
Students Submitting ACT
50%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 2
Early Decision Deadline
No data available  
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
Yes
Application Fee
$80
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
Yes

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Recommended
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Neither required nor recommended
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
80%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant. 25 responses
Poll
88%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers. 25 responses

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