Tuition for each session of the 2019 Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) program is $6,250 USD, which includes instruction, housing on one of Yale’s historic residential colleges in New Haven or a hotel conveniently located near the Yale Center Beijing in China, three meals per day, and optional health insurance. TRAVEL COSTS ARE NOT INCLUDED in program tuition.

Tuition payment structure: A non-refundable deposit of $3,000 USD, payable online, is due two weeks after the decision release. The remaining tuition balance of $3,250 USD is due in May. Processing fees are not included.

How to pay: Tuition is paid through the payment portal, which accessible from the applicant’s Application Status page. YYGS partners with FlyWire to offer the following payment options:

  • DOMESTIC: payment in USD, including eChecks from U.S. bank account, or Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express credit or debit cards
  • INTERNATIONAL: payment in foreign currency, including bank wire, foreign credit or debit cards, and other native options, like Alipay and UnionPay
Commuter option: If you reside within commuting distance of New Haven, you may participate in YYGS as a day (commuter) student. This preference can be indicated on the “Additional Information” portion of the online application. Tuition for a day student is $5,250 USD.