With Gift from David Geffen, Yale's Drama School Goes Tuition-Free

The newly renamed David Geffen School of Drama at Yale University is tuition-free, thanks to a $150 million gift.

David Geffen
David Geffen. Photo by Bruce Weber.
David Geffen
David Geffen. Photo by Bruce Weber.

The aspiring actors, directors, set designers, playwrights, and all other students at Yale’s drama school will no longer pay tuition, thanks to a gift from entertainment executive and philanthropist David Geffen. The David Geffen School of Drama at Yale University is the only institution of its kind to eliminate tuition for all degree and certificate students. Geffen’s historic gift removes financial barriers to attendance and makes the school accessible to a broader range of students.

Read more about Geffen’s gift to the school.

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