A News survey and analysis of the backgrounds of Yale’s recruited athlete population found an overrepresentation of white and private-school students relative to the overall Yale College population.
December 5, 2023
Several classmates, professors and friends of Ron DeSantis ’01 cast doubt on the Republican presidential candidate and Florida governor’s description of the University’s political climate during his undergraduate years.
November 27, 2023
Four seniors from Yale College will attend Oxford University to continue their graduate studies under the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, awarded to approximately a hundred students worldwide.
November 16, 2023
The 7,866 students who applied to join the class of 2028 will be the first cohort evaluated since the Supreme Court declared race-conscious admissions unconstitutional.
November 14, 2023
By automating winter clothing grants, increasing travel allowances and eliminating required reapplication for Questbridge match students, the office hopes to reduce barriers to receiving aid and devote more time to working directly with students.
November 13, 2023
In his first public comment on the subject since the fall of affirmative action, University President Peter Salovey said that the future of legacy admissions preferences at Yale is under deliberation.
October 27, 2023
Following the Supreme Court’s decision to end race-conscious admissions this summer, the Yale Office of Undergraduate Admissions hired two new full-time employees dedicated to outreach and community partnerships; they began last week.
October 26, 2023
After the repeal of affirmative action, the admissions office can no longer see individual or aggregate racial data during the admissions process, but the University can still use data that students choose to provide on their applications.
October 17, 2023
Last week, anti-Palestine messages in English and Hebrew were written on an entryway whiteboard; the Grace Hopper Head of College sent an email to students affirming “academic freedom” and urging adherence “to accepted standards of mutual tolerance.” The email did not explicitly mention the whiteboard messages.
October 16, 2023
While many elite colleges have added new essay prompts this year inviting students to discuss their backgrounds and lived experiences, three high school counselors and two students said that their approaches to applications have not changed significantly.
October 12, 2023
DiFonzo comes to Yale College after 20 years at Wellesley College; she hopes to simplify the messaging and application process for financial aid.
October 6, 2023