Harvard University is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The campus is situated in a midsize city area and is home to 10,063 undergraduate students.
Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Average Grant or Scholarship Aid
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
Online Application Website
Financial Aid Website
Harvard University has an acceptance rate of 5%. The acceptance rate of 5% implies that for every 100 students that applied 5 students got accepted. 43,330 students appied to Harvard University. 5% of the students that applied got accepted, and 82% that that got accepted enrolled.
Number of Applicants
The SAT composite score at Harvard University ranged from 1460 to 1570. The ACT composite score at Harvard University ranged from 33 to 35.
|SAT Composite||1460 - 1570|
|ACT Composite||33 - 35|
The cost for undergraduate students to attend Harvard University for an academic year can be broken down into $47,730 for tuition, $4,195 for fees, $1,000 for books and supplies, $17,682 for room and board and $3,193 for other expenses. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.
Tuition and Fees
|Books and supplies||$1,000|
|Room and board||$17,682|
The graduation rate for undergraduate students at Harvard University is 97%. The graduation rate for male undergraduate students is 97% compared to 98% for female undergraduate students.
The retention rate for undergraduate students at Harvard University is 97%. Retention rate is the percentage of first-time undergraduate students who return to continue their studies the following fall semester.
The average earnings of former students working 10 years after entry at Harvard University is $139,100 with 25% of former students having earnings less than $55,000 compared to 25% former students having earnings greater than $166,800.
Mean Earnings After 10 Years
Earnings Range After 10 Years
Percent Earning Over $25,000 After 10 Years
The percent of former students working 10 years after entry at Harvard University is 89% compared to 11% of former students 10 years after entry not working.
The largest programs/majors at Harvard University include "Economics" with 334 graduates followed by "Computer Science" with 227 graduates, "Political Science and Government" with 196 graduates, "History" with 181 graduates and "Social Sciences, General" with 178 graduates.
|Political Science and Government||196|
|Social Sciences, General||178|
ⓘ Graduates by program are reported for students receiving bachelors degree.View all Programs and Majors