The Yale Net Price Calculator generates a sample financial aid award based on your financial information and Yale’s current aid policies. It is designed to provide a first look at what a family can expect to pay in much less time than it would take to complete the FAFSA and CSS Profile. While the calculator can’t capture all the information that our officers use to evaluate financial need, its results offer a good place to start a conversation about financing your Yale education.
The calculator is intended for applicants whose parents live and work in the United States.
Before you get started, please note the following facts about the Yale Net Price Calculator:
- This is not an application for financial aid; your information will not be transmitted to Yale.
- The calculator results are dependent on the accuracy and completeness of the information you submit and are intended to provide only a general guide to your eligibility for financial aid.
- Any indicated award is not guaranteed by Yale and represents a preliminary, nonbinding indication of the aid you may be eligible to receive.
If you don’t have exact dollar amounts to enter into the calculator, estimates are acceptable. However, having the following documents at hand can help you submit more accurate information and get a better sense of your eligibility for aid:
- Student and Parent Income Tax Returns
- Earnings statements (W-2 forms, recent paycheck stubs)
- Bank and Investments Account Statements
- Records of untaxed income (Social Security, contributions to a 401(k) or tax deferred pension, etc.)