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Cambridge, 86 Brattle Street, United States
Age
founded in 1636
Size
10,803 students
Tuition
$40,400
Harvard University is a private (non-profit), four-year, graduate Coeducational College, became coeducational in 1943. It is not affiliated religiously.

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Application Basics

Semesters at Harvard University begin in late August and late January. Harvard University has an Early Action Program. Early Action applicants are usually looked upon more favorably and will receive decisions ahead of others. The Early Action Deadline at Harvard University is November 1. Harvard University has an Early Decision Program. If accepted you are fully committed to this school and cannot choose other universities. This can be an advantage for you if Harvard University is your top choice, but students who have not yet fully decided should apply by the regular deadline. Admissions to Harvard University is need blind – this means that your financial circumstances have no impact on your chances of being admitted.
01/01
Deadline
Fall applications
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Admissions

American schools typically use a 4.0 grading system, this may differ considerably from what is used in your school and we strongly advise you to speak to a local counselor to better assess your chances of admission. To give you an idea of how difficult it is to get admitted to Harvard University, last year 96% of students had a high school GPA of 3.5 or above. For international students another key requirement is being able to prove your English language proficiency. All American universities accept the TOEFL exam and most now accept IELTS and PTE also. There are two standardized tests which are used to evaluate students’ preparedness for university-level studies, these are the SAT and the ACT. To be competitive, Harvard University applicants should aim for an SAT 1 Critical Reading section score range of 700 – 800 and a Math section score range of 710 – 800. With the ACT, students accepted to Harvard University generally score within a range of 32 – 35.

Tuition and Fees

Harvard University requires a non-refundable fee of $75 to submit your application. An application fee waiver may be available for students who can demonstrate a financial need. An advanced deposit is not required from international students who are offered admission. University fees can vary from time to time. We try hard to ensure that the data we present here is accurate, but you should speak to your counselor to ensure you receive up to date information.
$40,400
Undergraduate
Average Tuition

Degree Programs at Harvard University

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Humanities & Arts

16 courses
Anthropology
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Classics
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English/American Language/Literature
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German
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Government
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History of Art/Architecture
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History/Literature
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Linguistics
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Literature
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Music
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Psychology
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Romance Languages/Literature
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Slavic Languages/Literature
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Social Studies
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Sociology
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Information Technology

1 courses
Computer Science
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Natural Resources Management

1 courses
Environmental Sciences
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Science & Mathematics

6 courses
Applied Mathematics
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Biomedical Sciences
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Cellular/Molecular Biology
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Environmental Sciences
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Mathematics
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Statistics
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Social Science

13 courses
African/African-American Studies
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East Asian Studies
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Economics
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Government
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History of Art/Architecture
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Music
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Near Eastern Languages/Civilizations
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Psychology
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Social Studies
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Sociology
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South Asian Studies
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Women's Studies
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Other

2 courses
Environmental Sciences
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Neurobiology
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Business & Law
 
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Education
 
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Health & Welfare
 
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Humanities & Arts
 
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Natural Resources Management
 
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Science & Mathematics
 
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Social Science
 
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Other
 
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Campus and Accommodation

Harvard University has a 380-acre campus in Cambridge. Cambridge’s total population is 107,289 and it is located about 2 miles from Boston. The closest major airport to Harvard University is in Boston, roughly 8 miles away from campus. The campus is also accessible via bus with a bus stop 3 miles away. Harvard University is a school that offers on-campus housing for its students, which is a big convenience for international students. The following types of residence halls are available to choose from: coed, female, male and international student. Harvard University has a 380-acre campus in Cambridge. Cambridge’s total population is 107,289 and it is located about 2 miles from Boston. The closest major airport to Harvard University is in Boston, roughly 8 miles away from campus. The campus is also accessible via bus with a bus stop 3 miles away. Harvard University is a school that offers on-campus housing for its students, which is a big convenience for international students. The following types of residence halls are available to choose from: coed, female, male and international student.
Library
Internet
IT Resources
98
%
Students
Live on
Campus

Teaching Quality

There are 1164 full-time faculty members at Harvard University, of those 85 are from abroad. This gives an indication of the level of internationalization on campus. International students should be aware that the most popular majors at Harvard University are economics, political science/government, psychology. Pre Professional programs provide additional advising and preparation for students planning to pursue a career in The Professions. Taking these will help to ensure that you meet your professional goals in the respective fields.
Fields of Study
41%
Humanities & Arts
33%
Social Science
15%
Science & Mathematics
11%
Other
7:1
Student
Faculty
Ratio

Prospects

Another major consideration for students should be how likely are you to graduate on time, and what can you do after graduation. At Harvard University 86% of undergraduate students complete their studies successfully within four years.

International Student Life

At Harvard University, you will be sharing the campus with other international students from 110 countries including Canada, China, Korea, the United Kingdom, Australia, India. As an international student at Harvard University, you will enjoy access to special support services such as Special counselors/advisors, Host family program, International student center, Special orientation. These services are provided exclusively to Harvard University international students to ensure your successful transition to college life in the US and to help you make the best of your stay. Harvard University has a vibrant campus life which is enhanced by its 447 student clubs and organizations. As a student at Harvard University you are free to join any of these organizations to pursue academic, religious, athletic, and other interests with fellow students who share your passions. Athletics are a major part of US college life and are a fantastic way for international students to integrate with their American counterparts. Most institutions offer a variety of sports, and here at Harvard University, you can enjoy a wide variety.
Student Breakdown
19%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Black or African American, Non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
11%
Nonresident Alien
7%
Two or more races non-Hispanic/Latino
44%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Other
110
represented
countries

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