Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Overview

AddressMassachusetts Hall
School Websitewww.harvard.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Midsize

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Harvard University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Cambridge, undefined that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 42,749 students applied to Harvard University. Of those students, 2,024 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Harvard University was $46,340, in addition to fees of $4,080. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Harvard University.

Harvard University has a 98% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Harvard University acceptance rate is 5%. To put this into perspective, 2,024 of the 42,749 students who applied to Harvard University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Harvard University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Harvard University had an SAT score between the range of 1,460 and 1,580. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Harvard University was between 33 and 35 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to Harvard University as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Harvard University, the tuition for in-state residents is $46,340. Combined with fees of $4,080, room and board costs of $17,160, other expenses of $3,070 and the $1,000 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $50,420 in tuition.

Students at Harvard University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Harvard University was $7,566 last year. with 17% of students were awarded federal aid.

Harvard University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio7:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Harvard University.

Harvard University has a good gender split, with 50% of undergraduates being female and 50% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 72% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 14% of students come from in-state and 13% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Harvard University is 7:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Harvard University to thrive in your studies.

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