New Haven, CT
Yale says that its undergraduate program "offers a liberal arts education, one that aims to cultivate a broadly informed, highly disciplined intellect without specifying in advance how that intellect will be used. ... [I]ts main goal is to instill knowledge and skills that students can bring to bear in whatever work they eventually choose." [Source]
- Undergraduate Enrollment:5,405
- 4-Year Graduation Rate:89%
- Tuition & Fees:$42,300 annually
General Education Requirements
No credit given for Composition because the "Writing" requirement may be satisfied by writing courses in a range of departments that do not focus primarily on writing instruction.
3. Foreign LanguageYES
4. U.S. Government or HistoryNO
No credit given for Mathematics because the "Quantitative Reasoning" requirement may be satisfied by science and economics courses.
Notably, the Directed Studies program--an optional freshman-year sequence open only to selected students--offers an integrated study of great books and ideas.