Required Financial Aid Data

U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents

Complete and submit all of the following by the above-stated deadlines:

  1. FAFSA. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)—student section only—online at www.fafsa.gov. Note the Yale University federal school code is 001426. For FAFSA technical assistance, call 800.433.3243. Those who applied for federal financial aid during the previous academic year may complete a Renewal FAFSA online by using their FSA ID number. Those who have not yet created an FSA ID number and password can do so at https://studentaid.gov/fsa-id/create-account/launch. Those who do not remember their FSA ID number or password can retrieve them from the log-in page.
  2. CollegeBoard CSS Profile. Complete the student and parent (and, if applicable, spouse) sections of the CSS Profile online at https://cssprofile.collegeboard.org. For general information and/or technical assistance, call 844.202.0524.
  3. 2019 Federal Tax Returns. Submit signed copies of 2019 federal tax returns, W-2s, and schedules for the applicant, spouse, and both parents—regardless of the age or dependency of the applicant—to Yale School of Art, Office of Financial Affairs, PO Box 208339, New Haven CT 06520-8339.

International Citizens

Complete and submit the following by the above-stated deadlines:

  1. CollegeBoard CSS Profile. Complete the student and parent (and, if applicable, spouse) sections of the CSS Profile online at https://cssprofile.collegeboard.org. For general information and/or technical assistance, call 844.202.0524.
  2. International Student Certification of Finances. Print form from the website http://art.yale.edu/FinancialAid.
  3. Documentation of 2019 income and tax data (U.S. and/or Home Country) for the applicant, spouse, and both parents.

All forms must be completed by the applicant, spouse, and both parents and returned to the Office of Financial Affairs, along with all income and tax documentation. Mail or hand deliver to: Yale School of Art, Office of Financial Affairs, PO Box 208339, New Haven CT 06520-8339. Please take into consideration sufficient postal time for delivery of forms to the United States from abroad.

Financial Aid Awards

School of Art financial aid awards are based on financial need and the School’s resources; it is for this reason that students are urged to plan their finances for each year with the utmost care. Students should be prepared to cover their anticipated need at the start of the program. The School cannot guarantee additional help once the financial aid award is determined.

A typical single student budget for the nine-month academic year totals $64,297, comprising $41,124 for tuition, $17,773 for living expenses (including hospitalization insurance), and $5,400 for books, art supplies, and academic fees.

The following named scholarship funds provide financial aid for enrolled students who meet the eligibility and need requirements as determined by the School: Benson Scholarship, Richard “Chip” Benson Endowed Scholarship Fund, John A. Carrafiell Scholarship Fund, Barry Cohen Scholarship Fund, CreativeFeed Design Scholarship, Blair Dickinson Scholarship, Alvin Eisenman Scholarship Fund, Alice Kimball English Scholarship, Fosburgh Scholarship, H. Lee Hirsche Scholarship, Leeds-Marwell Photography Scholarship, Lin Art/Architecture Scholarship Fund, Alfred L. McDougal and Nancy Lauter Endowed Scholarship Fund, Holland R. Melson Jr. Fund, Stavros Niarchos Foundation School of Art International Student Scholarship, Herbert R. Nubel Endowed Scholarship, Fannie Pardee Scholarship, James William Procter Jr. Endowed Scholarship Fund, Professor Robert Reed Scholarship Fund, Andrea Frank Foundation Sanyu Scholarship Fund, Charles Sawyer Scholarship and Prize in Graphic Design, Barry Schactman Scholarship Fund, Schickle Collingwood Prize, Carol Schlosberg Scholarship, Robert Schoelkopf Scholarship, School of Art Endowment Fund for Financial Aid, School of Art Scholarship Fund, Amy Tatro Scholarship Fund, Bradbury Thompson Scholarship, Leopoldo Villareal III Scholarship, Richard Welling Scholarship Fund, and Herbert Zohn Scholarship Fund.