Yale Maintains Residential College System, Financial Aid, and Excellence in Teaching through Undergraduate Expansion

October 10, 2016
With the addition of Benjamin Franklin College and Pauli Murray College in August 2017, Yale will expand its total undergraduate enrollment by approximately 15 percent to 6,200, enabling nearly 800 additional students to study at Yale every year.

Yale Celebrates Start of Construction for its New Colleges

April 22, 2015
President Peter Salovey and an assembly of university leaders, alumni benefactors, New Haven city officials, and project team members celebrated the construction now under way for two new residential colleges.

A Mission to Expand Yale College

May 21, 2014
With the record-breaking gift from Charles B. Johnson ’54, Yale is edging closer to building its new colleges. A number of enthusiastic donors have joined the effort to help close the funding gap.

Historic $250 Million Contribution

September 30, 2013
Charles B. Johnson ’54 has committed $250 million toward the construction of two new residential colleges. This gift, the largest in Yale history, brings the university’s goal to expand Yale College within reach.

Architect Announced

September 4, 2008
Yale has selected Robert A.M. Stern Architects to design the new residential colleges. Led by Robert Stern ’65 M.Arch., dean of Yale's School of Architecture since 1998, the firm brings design excellence and Yale knowledge.

Central Location, Community Integration

June 8, 2008
The new residential colleges will sit just south of Ingalls Rink. Linking the center of campus with Science Hill, these facilities will anchor one of the most active areas of Yale’s campus.