Tuition & Fees $50,420
Acceptance Rates 5 %
Student Population 31,120
Graduation Rates 96 %
Retention Rate 98 %

Harvard University Academic Overview

Harvard University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Cambridge, MA. It has a total enrollment of 31,120 including undergraduate and graduate schools and student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 5 % last year.

2019 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in academic year 2018-2019, Harvard University tuition and fees are $50,420 for all students. For graduate school, its 2019 tuition and fees are $47,562 for all graduate students.

Harvard University 2019 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Harvard University 2018-2019 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics at Harvard University

Next chart illustrates the 2019 key academic stats at Harvard University. The acceptance rate is 5% and graduation rate is 96%. Total 31,120 studetns are attending Harvard University and the student to faculty ratio is 7:1.

[Chart] Harvard University Academic Statistics
dAcceptance Rate for Harvard University is 5 %.
Graduation Rate for Harvard University is 96 %
Retention Rate for Harvard University is 98 %
Student Population for Harvard University is 31,120
Student to Faculty Rate for Harvard University is 7 %

Offered Degrees At Harvard University

Harvard University offers 355 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists the number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Harvard University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Associate's Degree20
Bachelor's Degree870
Post Bachelor's Degree60
Master's Degree870
Post Master's Degree150
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship990
Doctor's degree - professional practice60

Special Learning Opportunities

Harvard University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Freshmen (full-time) are required to live in on-campus house (e.g. dorms) at Harvard University. Next table summarizes the special learning opportunities at Harvard University for academic year 2017-2018.

Special Learning Opportunities at Harvard University
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:13,723)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,360)

Veterans Benefits at Harvard University

Harvard University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.

Veterans Benefits at Harvard University
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Accepted Credits at Harvard University

Harvard University accepts following credits that their students have earned.

Accepted Credits at Harvard University
Dual Credits
Credits for life experiences
Advanced Placement (AP) credits