Our Location

9.2

Rating

Private

Type

7148

Students

$47,730

Tuition

5%

Acceptance

86%

Ranking

Medium City

Campus Setting

Cambridge, MA

college.harvard.edu/admissions

Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138

Harvard University is a very large private university located in Cambridge, MA ranked 3rdin America. It has a total of 14,467 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, with a 4.64% acceptance rate. Harvard University offers 375 different majors and is best known for its education, history, and social sciences programs, which are all ranked 1st. With a tuition cost of $47,730 per year, Harvard University is very costly. 77.7% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $89,700 per year, which is 116% greater than the national median.

Campus Snapshot
#302/676

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#302/676

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#302/676

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Rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Cost

47730/Year
Below Average

UM-M

$47,730

National

$15,271
Pay with Cash

$73,800/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$12,575/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

5%Acceptance
Very Difficult

UM-M

5%

National

69.05%
Sat

1460 - 1570

71% of students submit

Application Deadline

MISSING

ACT

31 - 36

45% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$105

Students

10063Undergrads
Small Student Population

Full-Time

7148

Part-Time

2915
Male

62%

In-state

17%

Female

38%

Out of state

17%

Undergrads Over 25

19%

International

12%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
14% Business Administration and Management, General8% Education, General4% Econometrics and Quantitative Economics74% Others

14% Business Administration and Management, General

8% Education, General

4% Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

74% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

14%

1168 Graduates

Education, General

8%

673 Graduates

Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

4%

382 Graduates

Public Administration

4%

368 Graduates

Public Health, General

4%

365 Graduates

Computer Science

3%

261 Graduates

Political Science and Government, General

3%

256 Graduates

Environmental Studies

3%

236 Graduates

Academics

B Score
Professors
StudentsProfessors17:117:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

7

Number of Library Books

14163142

Academic Spend per Student

53%

Fill-time Retention Rate

97%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$70,300/Year

Full-Time

1,177

Part-Time

331
Median Earnings

$70,300

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

11%

Median Earnings

$89,700

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

96%