Harvard University


Quick Facts

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Top Ranked
  • Location: Cambridge, MA
  • Student Body: 31,120
  • Education Type: 4 Years+
  • Funding: Private
  • Campus Type: Urban
  • Web Site: www.harvard.edu
  • Acceptance Rate: 5.16%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 5.16%
  • Application Deadline: January 1, 2019
  • International Students: 12%
  • Application Fee: $75
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
  • Tuition: $44,990
  • Grad Tuition: $44,816
  • Room and Board: $16,660
  • Books and Supplies: $1,000
  • Other Fees: $3,959
  • Average Net Price: $17,030
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 1,688
  • Men / Women Ratio: 850 / 838
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 730 - 790
  • Median SAT Math Range: 730 - 800
  • Median ACT Range: 32 - 32
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: n/a
  • % of International Students: 12%
  • International Testing: Not Considered
  • Total International Students: 208
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Recommended
  • Recommendations: Required
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Business: 17%
  • Social Sciences: 12%
  • Education: 10%
  • Health Professions: 9%
  • Public Admin: 8%

Academic Programs

Harvard University offers 202 Total Programs in Certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Business. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Certificate ProgramsHarvard University offers 19 Certificate Programs
Business
Education
Engineering
Health Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Natural Resources
Visual and Performing Arts
Associate's Degree ProgramsHarvard University offers 2 Associate's Degree Programs
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Bachelor's Degree ProgramsHarvard University offers 87 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological
Computer Science
Engineering
English Literature
Ethnic
Foreign Language
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Social Sciences
Theology
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsHarvard University offers 140 Master's Degree Programs
Architecture
Biological
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Ethnic
Foreign Language
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin
Social Sciences
Theology
Visual and Performing Arts
Doctorate Degree ProgramsHarvard University offers 102 Doctorate Degree Programs
Architecture
Biological
Business
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Ethnic
Foreign Language
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin
Social Sciences
Theology
Visual and Performing Arts

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 96%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 98%
  • 1st Year Retention: 98%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $123,700
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 31,120
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 42%
  • Non-resident, alien: 21%
  • Asian Students: 15%
  • Hispanic Students: 8%
  • Black Students: 5%
  • Two or more races: 4%
  • Unknown: 4%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%

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