Total Enrollment 27,651

Harvard University
Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
(617) 495-1000

Harvard College adheres to the purposes for which the Charter of 1650 was granted: "The advancement of all good literature, arts, and sciences; the advancement and education of youth in all manner of good literature, arts, and sciences; and all other necessary provisions that may conduce to the education of the ... youth of this country...." In brief: Harvard strives to create knowledge, to open the minds of students to that knowledge, and to enable students to take best advantage of their educational opportunities. To these ends, the College encourages students to respect ideas and their free expression, and to more »

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Study abroad
Student Services Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Not applicable
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus Setting City: Midsize
Disability Services Student 5%
Yearly Application Deadline January 1
Admissions Office Phone (617) 495-1551
Admissions Office Email
Admissions Office Address 86 Brattle Street Cambridge, MA 02138
Admissions Transfer URL
Admissions Website (find financial aid info here)
Application Website
Application Fee $75

In order to be accepted to Harvard University, you should have:

  • A High School Record
  • SAT and ACT test scores
Test Scores
Harvard University SAT SCORES
SAT Reading (25th Percentile) 690
SAT Reading (75th Percentile) 780
SAT Math (25th Percentile) 690
SAT Math (75th Percentile) 790
SAT Writing (25th Percentile) 690
SAT Writing (75th Percentile) 780
ACT Composite (25th Percentile) 31
ACT Composite (75th Percentile) 34
ACT English (25th Percentile) 32
ACT English (75th Percentile) 35
ACT Math (25th Percentile) 31
ACT Math (75th Percentile) 35
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