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Harvard University

Cambridge, MassachusettsPrivate

Your chances

-

Acceptance rate

4%

Private school in Massachusetts with 9,300 total undergraduate students
Urban
New England
Medical school
On campus housing
D1 Basketball
Ivy Group
Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 495-1000
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Admissions

Overall acceptance rate
4%
Yield rate - overall
84%

Acceptance rate breakdown

Women
3%

Men
4%

Applicant breakdown

Total number of applicants
57,786

Women: 53%
Men: 47%

Cost & scholarships

Your estimated net cost
$ ? / year
In-state
$76,763
Out-of-state
$76,763

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Applications

How to apply

Accepts Common App
Test optional
Rec letters optional
Considers class rank
TOEFL not used (international applicants)

Tests typically submitted

SAT: 54%

ACT: 31%
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Students

First-year enrolled students (full-time)
1,951
Student diversity
Diverse
4-year graduation rate
86%

6-year graduation rate
97%

Retention rate
99%

Admission policy
Co-ed

International students
18%

Enrolled breakdown by gender

Women: 52%
Men: 48%

Race & ethnicity diversity

Among domestic students
Asian and Pacific Islander
20%

Black
8%

Hispanic
13%

Native American
< 1%

Other
11%

White
49%

Academics

Student faculty ratio
7:1
Calendar system
Semester

Special academic offering

Credit for AP exams

Offers graduate degree

Academic and career counseling

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