Lux et Veritas
Light and Truth
Yale University is a large research university with a wide array of programs, departments, schools, centers, museums, and many affiliated organizations. Since its founding in 1701, Yale has been dedicated to expanding and sharing knowledge, inspiring innovation, and preserving cultural and scientific information for future generations.
Yale is committed to improving the world through outstanding research and scholarship, education, preservation, and practice. Yale educates aspiring leaders worldwide who serve all sectors of society. We carry out this mission through the free exchange of ideas in an ethical, interdependent, and diverse community of faculty, staff, students, and alumni. As one of the world’s great universities, Yale creates, preserves, and disseminates knowledge and prepares students for leadership in all walks of life.