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Harvard University


Overview

Student Population
29,908
Best Colleges National Rank
#2
 Location Cambridge, Massachusetts
 Online harvard.edu 
School Type Private 4 Year
Size Large
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered 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 39,041 prospective students applied, and 2,110 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,663 enrolled in the school.  20,591 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 9,317 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 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


Getting In

Admission Standards
Elite
Test Scores
SAT ACT GPA
SAT1480/1600
ACT32/35
GPA4.04
Applications Accepted
5.4%
Applications DueJan 1, 2019
Applicant CompetitionExtreme

Cost to Attend

Tuition
$44,990
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

Outcomes

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%