Harvard

Cambridge, Massachusetts
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A+ Overall Grade
  • A+ Academics
  • B+ Athletics
  • A Campus
  • A+ Diversity
  • A+ Value
  • A Party Scene

Harvard Admissions

Acceptance Rate 4.64%
Acceptance Deadline January 1
Students Receiving Financial Aid 72.72%

Harvard Cost

Net Price* $18,030
Average Total Aid Awarded $7,465
Students Receiving Financial Aid 72.72%
*Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

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Harvard Academics

Student Faculty Ratio 7:1

Harvard Majors

Most Popular Majors
  • Economics
  • Computer Science
  • Political Science and Government
  • History
  • Social Science Research Methods
  • Public Health
  • Psychology
  • Statistics
  • English
  • Computational and Applied Mathematics

Harvard Online

Offers Online Courses Yes

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Harvard Students

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment 7,210
Part-Time Undergraduates 2,740

Harvard Advisors

Jessika Baral
Washington University in St. Louis
Jessika is a first year medical student at Harvard Medical School. She graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 2021 with a degree in Biology and Double Minors in Computer Science and Math. She loves mentoring students and looks forward to helping them pursue their passions both in academia and outside of it! Her interests include dance, mental health counseling, computer science, and painting.

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Ryan Morillo
Harvard
Hi everyone! I'm a junior at Harvard University pursuing a degree in English & Theater, Dance, and Media (TDM) with a secondary in Psychology. My primary interests lie in the fields of entertainment and law. As a first generation Latinx student, I am very passionate about demystifying the college application process and helping you get into the college of your dreams!

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Theodore Longlois
Harvard
Hi, y'all! I grew up in Corpus Christi, Texas and graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College. At Harvard, I majored in Folklore and Mythology with a minor in Spanish and Global Health and Health Policy. I was president of Response Peer Counseling, vice president of Harvard College Debate Union, and treasurer of Advocating Success for Kids. I was also a supervisor at Harvard Square Summer Homeless Shelter. I have ten years of experience as a teacher and tutor, including serving as a peer tutor and library educator at Harvard. After graduation, I taught high school debate and was a college advisor with Impact America, an AmeriCorps program. I also taught debate for Smith College. I then went on to teach debate at Success Academy Harlem North Central Middle School, one of New York City's top charter schools. I am currently a rape crisis advocate in Tuscaloosa, Alabama and am a member of the ACLU of Alabama's Smart Justice Organizing School. In my free time, I volunteer as a mentor with Trans Mentor Project, work on mutual aid projects across Alabama, and go hiking.

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Angel Hsu
University of California – Berkeley
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Andrew Worrell
University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
Hello! My name is Andrew and I am a graduate student pursuing my Master's of Public Policy and Juris Doctorate. I have a bachelor’s degree in Global Economic Studies with a concentration in Latin American studies and a minor in P.P.E from UNC-Chapel Hill. After graduating with my B.A. in 2014, I accepted a position with the College Advising Corps where I spent four years working with students as they navigated the transition from high school to life after graduation. Afterwards, I worked at financial services firm before returning to graduate school. In my spare time you can find me working on my jump shot, hiking, exploring new food, or trying to convince myself to run a marathon.

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Andrea Cooper
Harvard
I studied Romance languages and Latin American Studies at Harvard University and am currently working in research for a human rights-focused nonprofit.

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Abdalla Osman
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Hello! I am Abdalla and I am a recent MIT grad. I studied mechanical engineering and energy studies and currently work in the renewable energy field. On campus I was a lead engineer in the MIT Solar Electric Vehicle Team and an undergraduate researcher in the Nuclear Science and Engineering department. In my free time I enjoy practicing Judo, playing soccer, and being in nature. I look forward to working with you through your college application journey!

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Amber Lewis
Stanford University
Hi, everyone! My name is Amber, and I spent my previous two years working as an Undergraduate Admission Counselor at Stanford University. I have both a student and admission perspective of Stanford University, and graduated from Stanford in 2018 with a minor in Spanish and Portuguese. In the admission office, I reviewed applications from different parts of the country and the world, including Canada, California, Virginia and West Virginia; and I look forward to using my experience to encourage you along your own path to college admission soon!

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Monica Ibrahim
Monica is an experienced college counselor with a Masters degree at Harvard's Graduate School of Education. Monica has worked 10+ years with students and families from all over the globe and led a college counseling team at an international boarding school in New York. Over the years, she has helped students to gain admissions to elite institutions such as: Vanderbilt University, The University of California, NYU, Northeastern University, London School of Economics and many more. Most recently, Monica served as an External Reader for UC Berkeley Admissions where she evaluated 1,000 applications. Monica is deeply committed to helping students find their fit and transforming the stressful process into a positive journey of self-discovery.

College Testimonials from Clients Who Were Accepted to Harvard

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Harvard University

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Harvard University

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Harvard University

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