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Yale University, New Haven

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Wander the halls and grounds of Yale University to get a feel for the institution's 300-year history and the minds that have studied here. Join a guided tour led by a current student, or pick up the Blue Trail map for a self-guided tour. You can also choose to listen to audio tracks on your own MP3 player as you explore the university. The guided tour will take you to the central campus area, several of Yale's residential colleges, the Gothic Sterling Memorial Library, and the Beineke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. You'll learn about student life on campus, the university's architecture, and Yale's history. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Yale University and many more New Haven attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's New Haven travel itinerary maker.
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  • Stopped by here on a tour of the Northeast. the campus is tucked into the middle of the city, but the architecture of the buildings was beautiful.  more »
  • I was fortunate to be accompanying a student of Yale. He explained that all buildings were built to replicate some meaning. Like one of the buildings was built to replicate a building which was set on...  more »
  • Though there is an old campus which is enclosed, a lot of the college buildings are in the city. Somehow, I find that colleges with traditional campus have more character.  more »
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  • Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in Saybrook Colony as the Collegiate School, the University is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States. The school was renamed Yale College in 1718 in recognition of a gift from Elihu Yale, who was governor of the British East India Company. Established to train Congregationalist ministers in theology and sacred languages, by 1777 the school's curriculum began to incorporate humanities and sciences. In the 19th century the school incorporated graduate and professional instruction, awarding the first Ph.D. in the United States in 1861 and organizing as a university in 1887.[6]
  • Theres alot of drugs and crazy parties on the campus, its pretty great.
  • This looks like an amazing school to study at. I would love to go to this school. But I'm going in sixth grade next year but 6 and a half years I'll be going to college soon and this is my dream college.
  • This college is not too good, there is any college better than. this college just expensive, but don't have quality
  • They have the second best art program in the country it would be a honor and a dream to go here but I could never get in! My gfades definitely aren't good enough and i know I can draw but probably not good enough to even get noticed here but I still have a dream to go here.