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Why are Yale students called Eli?
The nicknames "Elis" (after Elihu Yale) and "Yalies" are often used, both within and outside Yale, to refer to Yale students.
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There are an estimated 11,875 students that attend Yale each year. Yale is one of the top colleges in the United States.
A student who attends Yale college would be called a student. If a person graduates with a degree, a person may call them a graduate.
Yale university has 12,495 students today February 26,2010
Eli is a nickname for a Yale University athlete (or student).
A Yale University student or alumnus is known informally as either an Eli or a Yalie.
He studied Law
You can call them "Sir" or "Miss" if you do not know their names. Sarcasm aside however, they are are also known as "Elis" or Yalies"
He graduated from Yale College in 1792.
Athletes from Yale are the Bulldogs. Their mascot is Handsome Dan.
The number of applicants to Yale varies every year. In 2010, 25,869 students applied and only 2,039 students were accepted. In 2009 there were 26,003 applicants and 1958 accep…tances. The official data for 2011 has not been released but I believe the number of applicants is approximately 26,320.
Yale does not offer merit-based scholarship and instead awards students assistance based upon demonstrated financial need. According to the Financial Aid Office, over half of …Yale's undergraduate population receives financial aid from the university.