Student Population
National Rank
Harvard University overview
Location Cambridge, Massachusetts
Online harvard.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Harvard University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University is a large four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 39,506 prospective students applied, and 2,037 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,687 enrolled in the school.  20,918 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 10,202 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $44,990 plus fees of $3,959. Harvard is ranked 2 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1500/1590
ACT 32/35
GPA 4.04
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2020
Applicant Competition Extreme

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Harvard University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$3,959
Room and Board $16,660
Budget for Other Expenses$2,991
Total One Year Cost$69,600


Average Salary After 10 Years
$136,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
97% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Harvard University students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 32%
Biology 12%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 9%
History 9%
Mathematics 6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=166027 IPEDS survey data for Harvard University.