Yale University

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226 Dunham Lab, 10 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06520

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#34 Best Engineering Schools


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The School of Engineering and Applied Science at Yale University has an application deadline of January 2. The application fee is $100 for U.S. residents and $100 for international students. Its tuition is full-time: $36,500 per year and part-time: $4,563 per credit. The 2013 Ph.D. student-faculty ratio is 3.7:1. The School of Engineering and Applied Science at Yale University has 51 full-time faculty on staff.

Graduate students at Yale’s School of Engineering and Applied Science can partner with faculty and outside researchers to delve into topics ranging from biomechanics to chemical reaction engineering at one of more than two dozen research centers and facilities housed at the school’s campus in New Haven, CT. Research centers at Yale’s engineering school include the Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering, which researches and develops environmentally friendly chemicals and processes, and the DNA Analysis Facility.

The diverse range of research opportunities complements the degree offerings at Yale’s School of Engineering and Applied Science. Graduate students can earn a master’s degree from one of the schools four departments: Biomedical Engineering, electrical engineering, chemical and environmental engineering, and mechanical engineering and materials science. The school also offers Ph.D. programs in each department, as well as non-degree opportunities to take courses or conduct research without enrolling at the university.

In addition to classroom and research opportunities, graduate students at Yale’s School of Engineering and Applied Science can participate in student groups such as Yale Science for the Community, which conducts science enrichment programs for students in New Haven, and CRISP Experience for Youth, a program aimed at building students awareness of materials science in their daily lives.

Notable alumni from Yale’s School of Engineering and Applied Science include Sidney Altman, who won the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1989; and Tze-Chiang Chen, vice president of science and technology for IBM.


Application deadline (U.S. residents) January 2
Application fee (U.S. residents) $100
Application deadline (international students) January 2
Application fee (international students) $100


Full-time faculty (tenured or tenure-track) 51
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 3.7:1

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 192
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)



full-time: $36,500 per year
part-time: $4,563 per credit

Required fees N/A

* Engineering School Overview details based on 2013 data

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