This is part of our series profiling different graduate degree programs and graduate schools at U.S. universities for international students on an F1 Visa or J1 Visa. This week we profile the School of Engineering and Applied Science at Yale University.
The School of Engineering and Applied Science at the prestigious Yale University is situated in New Haven, Connecticut.
- With a population of just over 130,000, Yale University is a fundamental part of the city’s economy, as it is New Haven’s largest employer and taxpayer.
- Billed the “Cultural Capital of Connecticut”, it serves as a hub for many museums, theaters, and music venues.
- The university is a standout, not only in academically, but socially as well, making it a great choice for international students looking to study in the U.S.
Originally named the “Collegiate School” in 1701, the private Ivy League university is the third oldest higher learning institution in the United States and one of the 9 colonial colleges established before the American Revolution. The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is an integral part of the university, possessing a dynamic, interdisciplinary curriculum and cutting-edge research resources and making it a leader in innovation of new technologies.
Departments and Programs
On the website of Yale’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, they proudly summarize the rigor and excellence of their programming, “Our Engineering program builds on a strong and broad foundation of related sciences and has been successfully developing emerging technologies, while also being interdisciplinary and flexible.” There are 6 departments in the school and links to each of their individual pages can be found below:
Programs in any of these departments are typically completed in one year, but students can enroll in a part-time program that may be spread over a course of 4 years. In order to obtain a master’s degree at the university, a potential student must pass 8 term courses, with no requirement of core courses. More information on that requirement can be found here, and a list of available courses can be found here.