Yale University is a private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701, it is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States. Its history, academic achievements, wealth, and selectivity have made Yale one of the most prestigious universities in the world. To study at Yale is to join great company: four Yale graduates signed the American Declaration of Independence, and the university has educated five US presidents: William Howard Taft, Gerald Ford, George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. Moreover, various Nobel laureates, US Supreme Court Judge , entrepreneurs, educationalist have attended Yale University making its alumni network a legacy. The university offers variety of faculties, programs and different specialisations for students. Yale makes a significant contribution to the arts culture of New Haven through its outstanding galleries, museums, theaters, and performances. A variety of housing, dining, transportation, and travel resources significantly contribute to creating a good quality of life is avaliable for Yale students. Accomodation is not a problem at the university at all: students are randomly assigned to Residential Colleges: close-knit communities housed in stunning buildings centered on courtyards. Students at Yale have a chance to work to support their education, earn spending money or gain experience in their field. Yale has more than 385 registered student organizations, plus an additional one hundred groups in the process of registration. Yale sponsors approximately 50 diverse and highly-competitive club sports teams.