Yale University

WORLD RANK

2011-12
11

New Haven, United States

Region: North America

  • Overall score
    89.1
  • Teaching
    92.3
  • International outlook
    55.5
  • Industry income
    34.7
  • Research
    91.2
  • Citations
    96.7

America's third-oldest university has nurtured five US presidents and 17 Supreme Court justices. Its endowment is worth more than $16 billion and it has around 12.5 million books in its 24 libraries. Residential colleges and mascots started here. Its Class of 2014 will contain 1,940 students, a record low three-in-40 acceptance rate.