Yale is a private college located in New Haven, CT. One of the seven Ivy Leagues, a string of East Coast colleges founded in the early 1700s including Harvard, Yale, Dartmouth, Columbia, Brown, Princeton and the University of Pennsylvania, it boasts a strenuous, although rewarding, academic curriculum as well as decent sports.

Yale is a very coveted college; GPAs and SAT scores are not all you need to get in, as essay-writing and extra curriculars are very important to the application. Some believe Yale takes kids of rich donor parents; however, this is somewhat untrue as Yale has a fair albeit rigorous application process though legacy has been proven to help somewhat. Very few students who attend Yale, except some on sports scholarships, have SATs under 2300; as well as few maintaining GPAs throughout high school under 3.8 or 3.9.

Yale University has a mediocre campus; the town in which Yale is located is rather barren, and up until about 1994 or '95, quite crime-riddled. Students at Yale do have the option of taking jobs at places such as Subway, etc. to earn extra money.

All in all, Yale University is a highly coveted college that is difficult to get into and stressful.
Example 1:
Julia: Do you think Hannah will get into Yale? She wants to go there really bad.
Fiona: I don't know, she said her GPA was 3.7 and her SATs were 2230.

Julia: Maybe she'll go there on a sports scholarship.
Fiona: Maybe.

Example 2:
John: Dude I'm kinda regretting the day I said OK to Yale now
Kyle: Yeah man it's really tough here. I have a 23-page-paper due on cell division and he only gave it yesterday.
John: Ouch!
by YaleUniversity January 21, 2013
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1.Where future presidents 'went'.

2.Also where people 'graduate' then grow up to 'explode' the world, then choke on a prezel.
1. Bush, Dubya.
2. Bush.
by Nik Matt September 25, 2004
1. Unaccredited university in southern Connecticut.
2. Lock manufacturer.
1. We're sending Jr. to Yale. Why are you looking at me like that?
2. My gym locker is secured with a Yale lock.
by Princeton July 22, 2003
yale is slang for crack cocaine
suzie won't be finishing high school with the rest of you because the feds busted her for selling yale.
by #@MB3RG3R August 09, 2005
1. The place where you get into automatically if your secondary school education cost more than 15,000 / year. Thus, the logical extention of an elite prep school education.
2. The only college in the world who publishes a full-sized book of drinking songs.
1. Dude, you hear? Another kid got into Yale. It's like Waynflete Upper School Pt. II
2. Let's bust out the beer bong and sing "Drunken Heaven while in New Haven"!
by warspite April 19, 2005
One of the top ranked colleges in the world. In today's society many people think Yale is the school those who aren't accepted to Harvard fall back on while it is quite the opposite. Many educated young people want to go to Yale instead of Harvard.
The school excells over Harvard in many area's. The biggest one being Drama. Yale has one of, maybe even the best Drama School in the world. Many Famous Authors have attened and Taught at this school.
Laregly pouplarized by Gilmore Girls
The bulldog is Yale's mascot.
by Dorothy Parker November 04, 2006
- a university with 12 colleges
My name is Yale, yeah like the university, and i go to Columbia.
by Yale Huang April 03, 2005
Ivy leauge university located in New Haven, Connecticut founded in 1701, and has since been producing some of the finest men and women this country has ever seen. Yale is most famous for its high standards of accademic and athletic advancement and development.
Yale kicks the ass out of Harvard!
by preppyguy21 August 17, 2004
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