Yale is on a 380-acre campus in an urban setting in New Haven, Connecticut, not far from New Haven if officially part of the New YorkCity m. Yale has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Yale also has fraternities and sororities.
The Yale community comes together each year for Spring Fling Concert, Fall Show and Yale Symphony Orchestra Halloween Show.
Yale offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing. . First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Yale offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Yale there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Yale:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Baseball||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Lacrosse||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Sailing||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Fencing||NCAA Division 1-Aa||NCAA Division 1|
|Archery||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Club Teams||NCAA Division 1|
|Equestrian Sports||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Riflery||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rock Climbing||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rugby||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Skiing (Downhill)||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Skiing (Cross Country)||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Badminton||Club Teams||Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Crew||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Ice Hockey||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Squash||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Table Tennis||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ultimate Frisbee||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Volleyball||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||NCAA Division 1|
|Water Polo||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Yale University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Yale campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Yale offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Yale, take Inerstate 95 to New Haven, CT. If you need to fly, book your flight to HVN (Tweed New Haven) airport.
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