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Harvard University Outcomes

Graduate Rate 96.44%
Male 95.34%
Female 97.56%
Retention Rate 99%

Graduation Rates at Harvard University

At Harvard University, the graduation rates was 96.44% (1,597 students out of 1,656 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time. For example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree.). By gender, 798 male and 799 female students have graduated the school last year 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 96.44%. where 1,597 students out of 1,656 candidate completed their degree.

Graduation Rate By Gender
Harvard University
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total1,6561,59796.44%
Male83779895.34%
Female81979997.56%
[Chart] Harvard University Graduation Rates By Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

1,395 students completed their course in 4 years and 171 finished there bachelor's (or equivalent) degree. Additional 31 students graduated within 6 years, usually referred as 150% normal time.

Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Harvard University
TotalMaleFemale
4 Year or Less84.24% 79.57% 89.01%
5 Year94.57% 92.47% 96.70%
6 Year96.44% 95.34% 97.56%
[Chart] Harvard University BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

Graduation Rates By Race

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%
(2/2)
100.00%
(1/1)
100.00%
(1/1)
Asian 96.21%
(279/290)
97.56%
(120/123)
95.21%
(159/167)
Black (Non-Hispanic) 96.61%
(114/118)
94.44%
(51/54)
98.44%
(63/64)
Hispanic 95.81%
(160/167)
95.51%
(85/89)
96.15%
(75/78)
White 96.51%
(719/745)
95.25%
(381/400)
97.97%
(338/345)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 100.00%
(1/1)
0.00%
(0/0)
100.00%
(1/1)
Two or More Races 98.00%
(98/100)
96.15%
(50/52)
100.00%
(48/48)
Unknown 91.84%
(45/49)
84.00%
(21/25)
100.00%
(24/24)
Average 96.44%
(1,597/1,656)
95.34%
(798/837)
97.56%
(799/819)
[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, 179 of 184 non-resident alien students completed their courses within 150% normal time and the graduation rate was 97.28%.

Non-resident Alien Graduation Rate
Harvard University
CompletersCandidatesGraduation Rate
Total 179184 97.28%
Male 899395.70%
Female 909198.90%
[Chart] Harvard University Non-resident Alien Graduation 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 Rate 99%-
[Chart] Harvard University Retention Rate