Harvard University

art design and architecture

3rdQS World Ranking

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 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.

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)

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English

This program is dedicated to music as an art form that elevates the lives of all who experience it; that embraces and transcends the entire range of human emotion, expression and community that is vital to the cultural enrichment of society.

Harvard college questions for the Common Application, Coalition Application, or the Universal College Application. Application fees. ACT with writing OR new SAT with writing or Old SAT/2 SAT subject tests, School Report and high school transcript, Teacher report (2), Mid-Year school report, Final School Report.

Musicians, teachers, performers, private music instructors.

1st Jan

English

This program combines historical and theoretical study with creative art making. The goal of the concentration is to combine rigorous conservatory-style training with a cognitive approach to art making. Students are encouraged to range broadly across all art forms, including literature, music, and the visual arts, all so important to the performing arts.

Harvard college questions for the Common Application, Coalition Application, or the Universal College Application. Application fees. ACT with writing OR new SAT with writing or Old SAT/2 SAT subject tests, School Report and high school transcript, Teacher report (2), Mid-Year school report, Final School Report.

Actor, Community arts worker, Dancer, Dramatherapist, Music therapist, Theatre director, Arts administrator, Broadcast presenter, Film director, Further education teacher, Higher education lecturer, Theatre stage manger.

1st Jan

English

This program is a leading doctoral degree program for highly creative and motivated professionals who wish to conduct rigorous, intensive design research. It is geared towards applied research that advances design related knowledge in a broad range of scales from product design to buildings and landscapes to urban design and regional planning.

Completed online application form, Resume, Statement of Purpose, Transcripts for all College/university degrees and courses, Current GMAT or GRE scores, TOEFL scores, Three letters of recommendation.

Architects, Civil engineering technicians, Construction mangers, Environmental engineers, Landscape architects, Mechanical enigeers, Surveyors, Urban and regional planners.

15th Dec

English

This program offers advanced training in historical musicology, ethnomusicology, theory, and composition, leading to the degree in music.

A personal statement, A writing sample no longer than 20 pages, Three letters of recommendation, Transcripts, CV, GRE scores, TOEFL Ibt scores

Performers, Teachers, Music directors, Artist managers, Private music instructors and Vocal coaches, Composers, Artist managers, Music therapists.

2nd Jan

English

This program prepares the next generation of leaders to create transformative solutions that positively impact society. The integrated fields of design and engineering are uniquely positioned to address the world's toughest challenges. It bridges the gaps between academic fields and practical, real world stakeholders, and fosters a design intelligence that engages quantitative and qualitative thinking, combining computational, visual, experimental, strategic and aesthetic methods.

Completed online application form, Resume, Statement of Purpose, Transcripts for all College/university degrees and courses, Current GMAT or GRE scores, TOEFL scores, Three letters of recommendation.

Architects, Civil engineering technicians, Construction mangers, Environmental engineers, Landscape architects, Mechanical enigeers, Surveyors, Urban and regional planners.

15th Dec

a) Common application or Universal College Application

b) $75 application fee or a fee waiver request

c) Official high school transcripts and Mid-Year School Report

d) Two teacher evaluations

e) Official SAT/ACT scores

f) Typical SAT scores: Math (700-800), Critical reading (700-800), Writing (710-790),  ACT Composite (32-35)

g) Average GPA 4.04

h) TOEFL/IELTS/PTE Academic scores if the applicant’s native language is not English

i) Acceptance rate: 5.4% (2016)

Requirements may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: $50,420

Graduate

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 program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at Harvard University is $17,160 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: January 1

Graduate

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.

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Harvard University Stats

22000

Students

4700

International Students

7000

Undergraduates

15000

Postgraduate

4320

Faculty Strength

5

Student Faculty Ratio

6
%

Acceptance Rate

$
50420

Tuition Fees

$
17160

Living Cost

$
5280

Other Fees

4.1

Avg. GPA

43

Avg. IB

* All cost are in USD