Yale University is one of the most popular universities worldwide for offering higher education. It is a leading private university located in the USA that was established in 1701. Yale was established as a collegiate school near Saybrook, Connecticut and the collegiate school was renamed Yale College. In 1861, Yale became the first university in America to award Doctor of Philosophy degrees. It is ranked among the top universities in the USA to provide higher education. The university holds top rankings in the rankings released by QS World University Rankings, THE Ranking, The Guardian Ranking, US News and Report Ranking and CWUR Rankings. Yale University is officially accredited by the New England Commission on Higher Education. The legacy of this prestigious institute can be traced back to over 318 years.