Harvard University

environmental studies and earth sciences

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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Duration
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Standard Test
English

This program cultivates skills in both the practice and the critical study of the visual arts. Its components include photography, filmmaking, animation, video art, painting, drawing, printmaking, and sculpture, as well as film and visual studies, critical theory and the study of the built environment. The department has a strong commitment to fostering dialogue among makers, critics and theorists. The modes of teaching combine the intensity of conservatory programs with the broad intellectual aims of a liberal arts college.

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.

Junior Environmental Officer, Environmental Assessment Analyst, Environmental Scientist, Environmental Coordinator, Forestry Data Collector, Field Technician Assistant - Water Quality.

1st Jan

English

This major is intended to bridge the gap between the physical, natural sciences and the social sciences, with the understanding that intelligent, effective solutions to environmental problems will require people who grasp the scientific and social dimensions of environmental problems.

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.

Environmental consultant, Groundwater specialist, Mining engineer, Environmental scientist, Geologist, Paleontologist, Geochemist.

1st Jan

English

Interdisciplinary environmental program is dynamic and evolving, comprising faculty from a range of specialties in the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities. As an environmental studies student, you will learn concern for the long-term health and well-being of our planet, and be encouraged to develop a personally fulfilling, environmentally responsible way of living.

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.

Air pollution analyst, disaster management specialist, environmental health professional, environmental inspector, environmental sanitation engineer, environmental toxicologist, epidemiologist, groundwater protection specialist.

1st Jan

English

Understanding our planet will be a fundamental challenge for the scientific community over the next century. Almost every practical aspect of society-population, environment, economics, politics - is and will be increasingly impacted by our relationship with the Earth. This program is dedicated to facing these challenges and offers outstanding opportunities for students who wish to pursue graduate studies.

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

Environmental consultant, Groundwater specialist, Mining engineer, Environmental scientist, Geologist, Paleontologist, Geochemist.

2nd Jan

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