Harvard University

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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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Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test
English

This program has a strong focus on German language and culture. Basic coursework covers fundamental, intermediate and advanced German, German life and culture, and German literature. To round out your program, you will choose electives with the help of your advisor.

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.

Airlines, Business and banks, Charitable organisations, Education-all levels, Hotels, International exchange programs, Media, Museums, Non-governmental organistions such as the peace corps, state and federal government, Travel and tourism establishments.

1st Jan

English

This program offers a full array of language, culture, literature and linguistics courses for students interested in Russian, Polish, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Ukrainian, Turkish, Slovene, Czech, Yiddish and other East European languages and literatures.

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.

Travel agents, Tour operators, International news agents, individual print and broadcast media organizers, Environmentalist, American english teacher in Russia, translators.

1st Jan

English

This program aims to provide candidates with a broad knowledge of the field of Celtic studies, its history, theory, and many diverse branches. This program requires that students master at atleast two Celtic languages-Irish and Welsh-in their early forms and at least one in its modern form. The students are encouraged to situate their study of Celtic literatures and oral traditions in the context of the history and material culture of the Celtic-speaking lands.

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

Philosophy professor, Jewish Studies professor, Sociology professor, High school teacher.

2nd Jan

English

This program encompasses the study of ancient and modern peoples, languages, literatures, cultures, and societies of the Near and Middle East Languages include Akkadian, Arabic, Aramaic, Armenian, Babylonian, Egyptian, Hebrew, Iranian, Persian, Sumerian, Turkish and Yiddish.

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

Virtual education advisor, Assistant professor of Hebrew/Israeli literature and culture, Research analyst, Quality control specialist, Lecturer-Contemporary Arabic literature.

15th Dec

English

This program aims to provide candidates with a broad knowledge of the field of Celtic studies, its history, theory, and many diverse branches. This program requires that students master at atleast two Celtic languages-Irish and Welsh-in their early forms and at least one in its modern form. The students are encouraged to situate their study of Celtic literatures and oral traditions in the context of the history and material culture of the Celtic-speaking lands.

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

Philosophy professor, Jewish Studies professor, Sociology professor, High school teacher.

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