Yale University

WORLD RANK

2012-13
11

New Haven, United States

Region: North America

  • Overall score
    89.2
  • Teaching
    93.2
  • International outlook
    54.7
  • Industry income
    38.2
  • Research
    92.5
  • Citations
    94.8

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.