Yale University is committed to an affordable education for students from every background. Diversity defines the Yale experience for those who teach and study here, and it raises our reputation for excellence worldwide. Learn more about the impact of financial aid at Yale.
Yale University is renowned for both teaching and discovery. Its senior faculty researchers root themselves in the classroom so that students can absorb and engage with the best of ideas and culture. Your gifts in support of the faculty are vital to advancing the boundaries of human knowledge and sustaining Yale’s academic excellence.
Yale's unique strength in the arts is well known. No other private university has a full suite of professional schools in art, architecture, music, and drama of comparable distinction. And in the Art Gallery and Center for British Art, Yale holds collections of extraordinary quality and breadth.
Yale aims to set the standard for a university in service to the world. A range of initiatives—from curricular innovations to study abroad to international programs—will ensure Yale's place among the leading global universities.
Alumni, parents, and friends can provide vital support to a range of initiatives in Yale College, the Graduate School, the professional schools, the university's libraries, galleries, museums, and Yale Athletics.
Yale has identified five scientific disciplines and several cross-cutting areas where increased investment could lead to transformative new discoveries. Your support helps researchers expand our understanding of the universe, improve society, and secure human and global health.