What is the best residential college at Yale?

Grace Hopper College is the number one residential college at Yale. Ask anyone what the best college at Yale is and they’ll say, “Grace Hopper College!” Pierson College is the second best residential college at Yale for obvious reasons.

What type of housing does Yale offer?

Yale Housing offers a variety of living options within our portfolio from dormitories and suites, to one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments. Some of these buildings come with their own history and charm.

How does housing at Yale work?

Yale’s residential colleges have nothing to do with majors. Instead, all students are randomly assigned to a college before they even arrive on campus and spend all four years living alongside that cohort.

Where do freshmen live at Yale?

Most freshmen live in dormitories on the Old Campus, the historical center of Yale College. Members of Timothy Dwight, Silliman, Benjamin Franklin, and Pauli Murray are the only students to live in their college as freshmen. Thereafter, students take rooms within the residential college by a lottery system.

What is special about Yale residential college?

Yale’s residential colleges allow students to experience the cohesiveness and intimacy of a small school while still enjoying the cultural and scholarly resources of a large university.

Is housing guaranteed at Yale?

On-campus housing is guaranteed to first-year students and sophomores, for whom residence is required. Housing is generally available for all students who request it, but availability is not guaranteed.

Do Yale dorms have their own bathrooms?

For the first year, Yale groups around 4-8 freshman together in a large unit called a “suite” containing a common room, bathroom, and combinations of single and double bedrooms. Students have the liberty of decorating the suite and can also choose suitemates after their freshman year.

What was Rory’s major at Yale?

At Yale, Rory majors in English and pursues her interest in journalism; she wants to be a foreign correspondent and her role model is Christiane Amanpour.

Who are Rory’s roommates at Yale?

The Gilmore girls share Rory’s (Alexis Bledel) first day at Yale University by moving Rory into her dorm, where she meets a strange new roommate, Tanna Schrick (guest star Olivia Hack) and learns that her old adversary, Paris (Liza Weil), will also be sharing her room.