Yale University is a private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut. Home to 5,500 undergraduate and 6,900 postgraduate students, all students are assigned to one of Yale's 14 residential colleges providing for a smaller community experience.
Famous "Bulldog" alumni include Paul Krugman - Economist & New York Times columnist, Meryl Streep - Actor, Ron Chernow - author, Bob Woodward - journalist, Benjamin Spock - child psychology guru, Ben Silbermann - co-founder and CEO of Pinterest, Sonia Sotomayor - Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Claire Danes - actor, and Paul Giamatti - actor.
Top 5 Parent Picks when visiting Yale University:
If you have younger kids, check out the Peabody Museum of Natural History.
Enjoy a theatre performance either at the Long Wharf Theater or the Shubert Theatre.
You can't visit New Haven without trying pizza on Wooster Street either at Frank Pepe's Pizzaria or Sally's Apizza.
Get tickets to a bowl game.
Enjoy a cheese platter and glass of wine or mussels at Caseaus. They also have a roaming grilled Cheese Truck. Louis' Lunch, the birthplace of the hamburger sandwich, is also an institution in New Haven.
Celine and Chloe graduated in 2017 and they are from LA/NYC. One quirky fact about Celine and Chloe..."They both happen to share the names of high-end French fashion brands!" Celine and Chloe also have their own Instagram feed so check it out: celinetochloe
Fun fact about Yale: New Haven is known as one of the best cities in the US for pizza.
Favorite Ice Cream Parlour and Flavor: Arethusa, Sweet Cream.
Bakery and Favorite Sweet: Sweet Mary's Bakery, Red Velvet Cupcake.
Where to Grab a Coffee: Blue State.
Finger licking good BBQ spot: Brother Jimmy's BBQ.
Vegetarian Hot Spot: Claire's Corner Copia.
Pizzeria: Pepe's, White Clam Pizza.
Diner and Favorite Dish: The Pantry, Cinnamon Roll Pancakes.
Hottest Mexican Spot and Recommended Plate: Mezcal, Nachos.
Sushi Spot and Your Go to Roll: Sushi on Chapel, Fashion Scallop Roll.
Breakfast Spot with a Friend or Date: Maison Mathis.
Where you would love your parents to take you for parents weekend: Barcelona.
Things to do:
Where to go for Yoga, Exercise Classes, or the Gym: Shift Cycling.
Night Spot for Music: College Street Music Hall.
Best Dive Bar: Three Sheets.
Neighborhood Bookstore: Atticus.
Where is your favorite spot on campus to hang: Cross Campus.
Where do you want to go on spring break: Anywhere in Asia.
Where to Stay: The Study.
Anything we missed? Tell us more!
New Haven is filled with amazing food spots. Don't be afraid to venture out and try everything!