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Yale University

New Haven, CT 06520
+1 203-432-4771
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Rude and uninteresting visit

Our visit to undergraduate admissions started out bad. My son checked in and was told without... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
Lance H
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Informative and highly recommend a visit to this historic and proud educational institution... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
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One of the country's oldest and most prestigious universities.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ivy league” (28 reviews)
“visitor center” (20 reviews)
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New Haven, CT 06520
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"beautiful campus"
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"ivy league"
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"visitor center"
in 20 reviews
"memorial library"
in 12 reviews
"campus tour"
in 16 reviews
"great architecture"
in 14 reviews
"prospective student"
in 6 reviews
"walk around"
in 15 reviews
"guided tour"
in 12 reviews
"open to the public"
in 9 reviews
"chapel street"
in 8 reviews
"new england"
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"art museum"
in 9 reviews
"gutenberg bible"
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"students"
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"school"
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"sterling"
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Our visit to undergraduate admissions started out bad. My son checked in and was told without anyone looking at him that he was twenty-five minute early and to sit down. Not welcoming at all. After fifteen minutes he went to the bathroom and they decided...More

3  Thank Lance H
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Informative and highly recommend a visit to this historic and proud educational institution. Wonderful faculty and lots to learn. Will come back

Thank Michael J
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

I'm an alum, so I'm prejudiced. I just took two friends for their first visit and they love it too - one a Harvard alum so that's saying plenty, Everything from Victorian to New England brick to NeoGothic to post WWI modern. Yale is scattered...More

2  Thank Elizabeth M
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

The library was filled with stained glass and beautiful art. The ceilings are decorated, every inch of the building is beautiful and this is why it reminded me of Europe. Stop in and look carefully at each of the details in the buildings.

Thank eaglesnesttraveler
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

While it's true that Bridgeport is New Haven without Yale, it's a coin flip the trade off is worth it. While the classic buildings and the charity events and art festival are appreciated, the people inhabiting those buildings are a drain. The entitled attitude is...More

1  Thank Thomas F
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Love the collegiate Gothic and the presence of this campus. Full of history and always inspiring. Good visit

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

I love the architecture of the buildings on this campus. The campus has various facilities catered to the visitors, from the Visitor Center, cafes, restaurants, clothing shops, and others. I recommended the tourist to go for their Visitor tour at the Visitor Center, and you...More

2  Thank Norfaryanti K
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Enjoy New Haven and the historic architecture of Yale University! Something different each time you visit with some of the best restaurants in Conn. within walking distance of the campus!

Thank 55bobc331
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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Along with Harvard, Princeton, West Point and Virginia, for us Yale was a must see. We visit college campuses all over the place, but those five are so old and have such storied pasts, we made special trips just to see them. My husband is...More

Thank Kay M
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

I'm a big fan of architecture, and it was nice, but just not as spectacular as we thought it would be. It did get dark early in November, so that could have played a factor in it. Most things were locked down (gates, etc.) and...More

Thank FromSea2ShiningC
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