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Harvard University

United States of America

1st US-News World Ranking

Harvard University Background 

Located in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, Harvard is a private Ivy League research university in United States of America. It was established in the 1636 and is a research driven institution which is dedicated to develop leaders in different fields.

 Harvard University's Ranking and Tuition 

Harvard University's Ranking in the 2019 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 2. Its tuition and fees are $50,420 (2018-19).

Harvard University Programs and Courses

Harvard University comprises of Harvard Business School, Harvard College, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Harvard Divinity School, Graduate School of Design, Division of Continuing Education, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard Kennedy School, School of Public Health, Institute for Advanced Study.

Harvard has more than 20,000 students pursuing undergraduate, graduate and professional courses and with more than 3, 70,000 alumni across the world.  Harvard offers courses in various disciplines like engineering, arts, medicine, dental medicine, business, public policy, law, design, education, theatre etc.  It has one of the most substantial financial aid plans, 60% of its undergraduate students have been awarded $160 million in assistance. Other than operating the Harvard Library which is the world’s largest private library system, it also operates various cultural, arts and science museums.

Harvard University Notable Alumni

Mark Elliot Zuckerberg (co-founder of Facebook, and currently operates as its chairman and chief executive officer), Barack Hussein Obama (American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from 2009 to 2017), Bill Gates (co-founder of Microsoft and is an American business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist)

Harvard University Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

Application Requirements

Application Requirements

Average Academic Score

3.8
GPA
40
IB
90
Percentage
5%
Acceptance Rate

Cost

Fees

Bachelors: $50,420

Masters

Harvard School of Design- $46,816

Harvard Divinity Graduate School- $28,096

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences- $43,296

Harvard Graduate School of Education- $46,816

Harvard Medical School- $58,050

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.

Deadlines

Bachelors: January 1

Masters

Harvard Business School: Round 1: September 7, Round 2: January 4, Round 3: April 3

Harvard Divinity School: January 15

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences: Deadlines, which vary by program, are expected to be: December 1, December 15, and January 2

Harvard School of Design: January 4, January 9, January 20

Harvard Divinity Graduate School: January 15

Harvard Graduate School of Education: December 1, December 15, January 5

Harvard Medical School: October 16

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

Harvard University Rankings

Global

1
US News
3
QS
1
Shanghai
3
Times Higher Education
3
Guardian
2
GTU Rank

Regional

United States of America
2
US News
3
QS
1
Shanghai
4
Times Higher Education
1
Forbes

Scholarships

1. Lowell Scholarships

Harvard University is providing fully-funded scholarships for undergraduate and graduate international students to support them attend Harvard. To build a more different community on campus, Harvard University scholarships are being awarded to not hinder the financial limitation of many international students from attending one of the best universities in the world. Over the years, many international students have accepted Harvard University scholarships and became very successful after they have graduated.

Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines

Lowell Scholarships support middle- and high-school teachers, also 10th, 11th, 12th-grade high-school students in Boston-area schools, to take one expanded School course per term (fall and spring) at half the regular tuition rate. The scholarships are limited, so teachers and students should apply early in the registration period. Scholarships shall not be used for January session or summer courses.

The scholarship form must be signed by the school principal and must allow the principal’s phone number.

The Lowell Student Scholarship may not be used for graduate-level courses or those in the subject of management (MGMT).

To apply for a Lowell Students Scholarship:

A Candidate must enroll for a course online and send both the Lowell Student Scholarship form and your current transcript for consideration: Enrollment Services, at 51 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138. 

2. Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Scholarships

Harvard University is providing fully-funded scholarships for undergraduate and graduates international students to support them to attend Harvard. To build a more different community on campus, Harvard University scholarships are being granted to not hinder the financial limitation of many international students from accompanying one of the best universities in the world. Over the years, many international students have accepted Harvard University scholarships and became very successful after they have graduated.

Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines

The expansion of School awards a restricted number of PTK Scholarships to community college graduates who wish to enter the Bachelor of Liberal Arts Program.

You are qualified to apply if you are a PTK member who, as a US citizen or qualified non-citizen, can be eligible for financial aid and has earned an associate's degree with a cumulative grade-point average of 3.5 or higher.

Awards are based on the following:

Financial need, Interviews, Past academic performance, Scholarship application essays, Results of the critical reading and writing (CRWS) test.

Preference is given to associate's degree graduates, typically who studied the liberal arts. The scholarship involves the tuition for the three undergraduate admission courses required for admission to the ALB program.

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University Stats

University Stats
36012

Students

University Stats
6699

Undergraduates

University Stats
13120

Postgraduate

University Stats
2400

Faculty Strength

University Stats
15

Student Faculty Ratio

University Stats
5
%

Acceptance Rate

University Stats
$
47730

Tuition Fees

University Stats
$
17160

Living Cost

University Stats
$
5395

Other Fees

University Stats
3.8

Avg. GPA

University Stats
40

Avg. IB

University Stats
90
%

Avg. Percentage

* All cost are in USD

Reach Out

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college@fas.harvard.edu

(617) 495-1000

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