|Years||Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree|
|within 4 years||87% earned a bachelor degree|
|within 5 years||95% earned a bachelor degree|
|within 6 years||97% earned a bachelor degree|
A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Harvard University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Harvard University is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.
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|after 6 years||$96,800 per year|
|after 7 years||$113,600 per year|
|after 8 years||$119,900 per year|
|after 9 years||$123,000 per year|
|after 10 years||$136,700 per year|
10 years after enrolling, the average income of former Harvard University students who are working and no longer in school is $136,700, which is 299% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=166027 IPEDS survey data for Harvard University.