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Harvard University

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A+

Rating

Private

Type

41,987

Students

$47,730

Tuition

5%

Acceptance

#3

Ranking

Midsize City

Campus Setting

Cambridge, MA

Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138

Harvard University is a very large private university located in Cambridge, MA ranked 3rd in America. It has a total of 14,467 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, accepting 4.64% of applicants. Harvard University offers 375 different majors and is best known for its History, Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $47,730 per year, Harvard University is very high-priced. 77.7% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to make more or less $89,700 per year, which is 116% above the national median.
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Cost

$51,925
Above Average

Harvard University

$51,925

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$73,800

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

Pay with Financial Aid

$24,428

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

Getting In

5%Acceptance
Very Selective

Harvard University

5%

National

69%
Sat

1460 - 1570

71% of students submit

Admissions Yield

82%

ACT

31 - 36

45% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$75

Students

14,467Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

100%

Part-Time

0%
Male

49%

In-state

83%

Female

51%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

19%

International

1%

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

Public Policy Analysis, General

2%

208 Graduates

Academics

A+
Professors
StudentsProfessors7:17:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

7

Number of Library Books

14,163,142

Academic Spend per Student

$46,272

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

Full-time Retention Rate

99%

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$70,300/Year

Harvard University

$70,300

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$70,300

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$89,700

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

77%