Yale University

With an endowment of $16.1 billion and an operating budget of $2.49 billion, Yale University has grown since its founding in 1701 to become one of the top universities in the world, placing third in the QS World University Rankings and tenth in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Yale is a member of the Ivy League. Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University employs over 3,600 academic staff and serves almost 12,000 students. Yale has more students in its graduate and professional programmes than its undergraduate programme. Three former presidents attended Yale as undergraduates and two attended Yale Law School. The university is also affiliated with 49 Nobel Prize winners.

Total staff score
1265 points
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# Scientist Country Public Score Academic Score Overall Score
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Sidney Altman
Sidney Altman
Biologist (Molecular Biologist)
CanadaUnited Arab Emirates 0 426 426
2
John Bennett Fenn
John Bennett Fenn
Chemist (Mass Spectrometry)
United States 0 420 420
3
Thomas A Steitz
Thomas A. Steitz
Biologist (Molecular Biologist)
United States 0 419 419