Harvard University

social 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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Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test
English

This program offers a unique opportunity to explore the breadth and depth of the University's offerings in all topics American, including the place of the United States in the wider hemisphere and world. The decentralized nature of the program inherently fosters new topics of study and catalyzes new interdiciplinary methods.

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

Teaching, Journalism, Publishing, Law, Broadcasting and librarianship.

2nd Jan

English

This degree provides the opportunity to develop a strong foundation in research methods, quantification, field methods, and laboratory science. It offers students the skills and competencies needed to pursue careers in cultural resource management.

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.

Field technician, Crew chief, Field supervisor, Project archaeologist, Project manager, Principal investigator, Academic archeologist, Cultural resource lawyer, Lab director, Research librarian.

1st Jan

English

This is a liberal education in and of itself. The program encourages the study of any given society through its language and culture, offering an array or choices for drawing on a variety of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. To focus on the folklore and mythology of a society is to understand how that group or society defines itself through epics, music, folktales, legends, dramas, dance, rituals, beliefs, proverbs, customs, law codes, festival celebrations, wisdom literature, and many other forms of expressive culture.

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.

Folk life specialist, Lecturer-folklore and socio cultural anthropology, Assistant professor-folklore and public humanities, Research and preservation specialist lead,.

1st Jan

English

The interdisciplinary Women's Studies major is an opportunity for students to pursue their interests in diversity and to consider issues of social/political difference. Providing a concentrated area of study, the Women's Study major is a good choice of a second major for those contemplating careers in business, law, medicine, or other human services professions.

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.

Clinical Social Worker, Health Clinic Coordinator, College Professor, Human Rights Advocate, Journalist, Women's shelter director, Public relations manager, Rape crisis program director, Union Organizer.

1st Jan

English

This degree provides the opportunity to develop a strong foundation in research methods, quantification, field methods, and laboratory science. It offers students the skills and competencies needed to pursue careers in cultural resource management.

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

Field technician, Crew chief, Field supervisor, Project archaeologist, Project manager, Principal investigator, Academic archeologist, Cultural resource lawyer, Lab director, Research librarian

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