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Funding Yale: A Guide to the University’s Finances

Yale’s financial resources underwrite exceptional education, scholarship, and research, with profound benefits throughout campus and far beyond. Through careful stewardship of investments fueled by the generosity of its alumni and friends, the university seeks to extend its standard of excellence and to sustain it in perpetuity. In its spending, Yale aims to promote the exploration of big ideas, to support and expand its diverse community, and to pursue its ambition to improve the world, today and always.

Here you’ll find an overview of Yale’s finances and answers to some common questions about them. Through video explainers, university leaders give their insight into the purpose and process of the endowment and the budget.