Yale University • New Haven, United States
Yale University was founded in 1701 and has been offering excellent education ever since. The large research university has made it its mission to provide outstanding education to its many local and international students. The university is based in New Haven, Connecticut. Yale University has a wide range of programmes, departments, schools, centres, museums, as well as many affiliated organizations. The campus is spread across the city and provides an multicultural learning environment where tomorrow's future leaders can expect to receive the best possible training. 20% of students studying at Yale are international. 117 countries are represented on campus, among them are Canada, China, Germany, India, South Korea, and the United Kingdom. 83% of undergraduate students live in housing provided by the university. 99% of freshmen return for their second year at Yale, proving the university's teaching methods are great. The school has been dedicated to expanding and passing on knowledge since its foundation, in order to equip its students with the necessary skills and insights to succeed in their chosen fields of expertise. The university works closely together with numerous academic and business partners locally and worldwide, thus enabling its students to gain valuable study abroad / work experience. 95% of undergraduates graduate within five years; 97% within six years. Today, 5,453 undergraduate students and 6,859 graduate and professional students are enrolled in degree programmes at Yale University. 4,462 are international students and scholars. The faculty is made up of highly qualified teachers and industry professionals who are eager to pass on their knowledge, so that students are well-prepared for high-level positions within a global company. Making sure that the students gain an international outlook, is one of Yale's priorities. The average undergraduate student is 20 years old and many students are able to receive financial support to finance their studies.