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Yale University, located in New Haven, Connecticut, is an Ivy League school. Established in 1701, it is the third largest higher education institute in the United States. It is also a large research university and one of the top colleges in the world. Students from 118 countries around the globe attend Yale, which is home to 35 varsity sports teams and 15 million library holdings. Notable alumni include Former U.S. Presidents George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Gerald Ford and William Taft, along with Hillary Clinton, Clarence Thomas, Sonia Sotomayor, John Kerry and Anderson Cooper. The school boasts 60 Nobel Laureates, three Turing award recipients, 247 Rhodes Scholars and five Fields Medalists. Yale is home to the Skulls & Bones secret society, which was founded in 1832 and includes members like George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, William Taft, John Kerry, Harold Stanley (the co-founder of Morgan Stanley) and James Jesus Angleton (a chief of CIA Counterintelligence). The school sits on 345 acres, and is renowned for its excellence in drama and music. Yale has won 29 NCAA national championships. The official mascot is the Yale Bulldog, and the official color is Yale Blue.
New Haven is a coastal city in the U.S. state of Connecticut. It is located on New Haven Harbor on the northern shore of Long Island Sound in New Haven County, Connecticut, and is part of the New York metropolitan area. With a population of 129,779 as determined by the 2010 United States Census, it is the second-largest city in Connecticut after Bridgeport. More from Wikipedia...
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Clubs & Extracurriculars:Important, more than 50 clubs to choose from
Greek Life:Important, nearly 20 fraternities and sororities on campus
Party Scene:Medium, mostly on the weekends