University Budget & Endowment

Yale’s annual budgeting process supports the current and long-range needs of the university by providing the steady stream of funding that allows us to pursue our academic mission. This site was designed to serve as a comprehensive source of information about Yale’s budget and endowment, including current data and reports, links to relevant resources, a series of educational videos, and answers to common questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about how the university’s annual budget is determined, and how income from Yale’s endowment fits into this calculation.

Data at a Glance

View detailed charts about the sources of revenue and spending categories that comprise Yale’s annual operating budget.

Video Library

View a series of short videos in which Provost Polak discusses principles of the budget and endowment.