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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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  • If going to New Haven "is a must". Walk through the buildings, the library is spectacular. There are tours that allow you to access normally restricted areas. The cost of the tours is very accessible. Do not forget to take a picture next to the statue of the founder of you and touch your shoe for good luck on exams
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  • The 15 minute introductory video was sung by students and basically seemed like a promo but the 75 minute tour was very good despite the cold. The buildings were beautiful and surprisingly the ones th...  more »
  • The campus is very beautiful, something like Harry Potters buildings but very well organized. The World Scholar's Cup brought us there, so we were able to feel only Woolsey Hall where the Yale student...  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.