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Outcome Highlight
Graduate Rate 97.63%
Male 97.25%
Female 98.11%
Retention Rate 99%

Graduation Rates at Harvard University

At Harvard University, the graduation rates was 97.63% (1,610 students out of 1,649 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time. For example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree.). By gender, 884 male and 726 female students have graduated from the school last year by completing their jobs in the period.

Graduation Rates By Gender

Next table and chart describe the graduation rates (150% normal time) by gender at Harvard University. Last year, the graduation rate was 97.63%. where 1,610 students out of 1,649 candidate completed their degree.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Harvard University
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total1,6491,61097.63%
Male90988497.25%
Female74072698.11%
[Chart] Harvard University Graduation Rates By Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

1,417 students completed their course in 4 years and 165 finished there bachelor's (or equivalent) degree. Additional 28 students graduated within 6 years, usually referred as 150% normal time.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Harvard University
TotalMaleFemale
4 Year or Less85.93% 84.82% 87.30%
5 Year95.94% 95.16% 96.89%
6 Year97.63% 97.25% 98.11%
[Chart] Harvard University BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

Graduation Rates By Race

The next table and chart shows graduation rates by race/ethnicity. The numbers in parenthesis denotes number of completers over number of candidates for each category.
Graduation Rates By Race
Harvard University
TotalMaleFemale
American Indian or Alaska Native 100.00%
(3/3)
100.00%
(2/2)
100.00%
(1/1)
Asian 99.10%
(330/333)
98.35%
(179/182)
100.00%
(151/151)
Black (Non-Hispanic) 97.41%
(113/116)
98.11%
(52/53)
96.83%
(61/63)
Hispanic 97.86%
(183/187)
98.10%
(103/105)
97.56%
(80/82)
White 97.89%
(697/712)
97.57%
(401/411)
98.34%
(296/301)
Two or More Races 96.64%
(115/119)
94.55%
(52/55)
98.44%
(63/64)
Unknown 100.00%
(16/16)
100.00%
(14/14)
100.00%
(2/2)
Average 97.63%
(1,610/1,649)
97.25%
(884/909)
98.11%
(726/740)
[Chart] Harvard University Graduation Rates By Race

Non-resident Alien Graduation Rates

Non-resident alien student is not a US citizen and studies with student visa, such as F visa, in United States. At Harvard University, 153 of 163 non-resident alien students completed their courses within 150% normal time and the graduation rate was 93.87%.
Non-resident Alien Graduation Rate
Harvard University
CompletersCandidatesGraduation Rate
Total 153163 93.87%
Male 818793.10%
Female 727694.74%
[Chart] Harvard University Non-resident Alien Graduation Rates

Transfer-Out Rates

The transfer-out rate is calculated by dividing students who have transferred out of other institution into total number of students (candidates) within 150% normal time. The transfer-out rate at Harvard University is 0.49% (8 out of 1,649 students transferred-out.).
Transfer-Out Rates
Harvard University
Transfer-outTotal StudentsTransfer-Out Rate
Total81,6490.49%
Male59090.55%
Female37400.41%
[Chart] Harvard University Transfer-Out Rates

Retention Rate

By definition, retention rate is the percentage of students who return to a college for their sophomore year. At Harvard University, the retention rate is 99%.
Retention Rates
Harvard University
Full-timePart-time
Retention Rate99%-
[Chart] Harvard University Retention Rate