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Yale University

Yale University

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1701

Chartered in 1701, Yale University is one of the world’s most prestigious, elite universities in the United States. It has the second lowest admission rate among the Ivy League schools. It offers thousands of courses in its 14 schools. The most sought-after major is History, followed by Political Science, Biology, English and Economics.

Art Laffer

Bruce Phelps

Cassie Chambers

Charley Ellis

Daniel Yergin

David Swensen

Eric Tyson

Frank Partnoy

Frank Snowden

1991 - present

George Akerlof

Irene Finel-Honigman

James Robinson

1993 - present

Jane Buchan

Jim Chanos

Jim Litinsky

Jim Rogers

John Templeton

Kenneth Rogoff

Larry Speidell

Martin Levin

Michael Lewitt

Michael Lind

Neil Howe

Paul Kennedy

1983 - present

Paul Krugman

Robert Lovett

Robert Prechter

Robert Shiller

Roger McNamee

Scott Moeller

Stephen Roach

2010 - present

Steve Schwarzman

Tad Rivelle

Vikram Mansharamani

Wilbur Ross Jr.

Benoit Mandelbrot

2005 - 2010

Darius Dale

2005 - 2009

Aniket Shah

2005 - 2009

Jonathan Goldberg

1999 - 2003

Sahm Adrangi

1999 - 2003

Nick Bostrom

2000 - 2002

Ben Axler

1999 - 2000

Jay Van Sciver

1996 - 2000

Charles McGarraugh

1996 - 2000

Keith McCullough

1995 - 1999

John Mihaljevic

1996 - 1998

Daryl Jones

1993 - 1998

Nouriel Roubini

1988 - 1995

Reuben Advani

1990 - 1994

William Goetzmann

1986 - 1990

Gretchen Rubin

1984 - 1989

Wayne Pacelle

- 1987

Bob Savage

1980 - 1984

Charles Lowrey Jr

1980 - 1982

Amity Schlaes

- 1982

Andrew Lo

1977 - 1980

Philip Tetlock

1975 - 1979

Ed Yardeni

1972 - 1976

Janet Yellen

- 1971

Bob Rubin

- 1964

Harald Malmgren

1954 - 1957


  • Four Yale graduates signed the American Declaration of Independence, and the university has educated five US presidents: William Howard Taft, Gerald Ford, George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. 
  • Twenty Yale alumni have won Nobel prizes, including economist Paul Krugman, while 32 have won the Pulitzer Prize.
  • Other notable alumni include US secretaries of state Hillary Clinton, 19 U.S. Supreme Court Justices, Morgan Stanley founder Harold Stanley, billionaire Blackstone Group founder Stephen A. Schwarzman, Boeing and United Airlines founder William Boeing, FedEx founder Frederick W. Smith, 23andMe founder Anne Wojcicki, and Pinterest cofounder and CEO Ben Silbermann, John Kerry, and actress Meryl Streep.