Harvard University - Graduate Schools

Graduate School Overview

Graduate School Key Facts
Harvard University
NameHarvard University
AddressMassachusetts Hall, Cambridge, MA
Population19,397 (Fall 2015)
Tuition & Fees (2017 )$44,384
Student to Faculty1:7 (14.29%)
Online DegreeYes

Harvard University is a Private not-for-profit, Four or more years school located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It offers graduate degrees as well as undergraduate degrees. Next table summarizes key facts atHarvard University.

The graduate school tuition is $44,384 in average for academic year 2016-2017. The tuition is publisehd as a base rate and it may vary with the major programs.

Harvard University offers 238 graduate programs: 116 Master's, 103 Doctorate, 5 Post-Bachelor's, 14 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 3,805 students have been confered Master's degree and 1,535 students have received Doctorate degree.

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Tuition, Fees, Living Costs

Next table describes 2017 graduate school tuition and other costs at Harvard University. Each cost is an average value through the offered graduate programs. The 2017 graduate cost of attendance is when living on campus housing.

Graduate School 2017 Tuition & Costs - Harvard University
Amounts
Tuition$43,296
Fees$1,088
Books & Supplies$1,000
Room & Board$15,951 (On-Campus) / -$1 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,875 (On-Campus) / -$1 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$64,210
Off-Campus Total$45,382

Next table and chart illustrate the changes of each graduate school cost item over the last 5 years. The data was reported to U.S. Department of Education directly from the school.

Graduate School Tuition Changes (2013-2017) - Harvard University
2012-20132013-2014 2014-20152015-20162016-2017
Tuition & Fees $38,506$39,846$41,408$42,874$44,384
Book & Supplies$1,000$1,000$1,000$1,000$1,000
Room & Board (On-Campus)$13,630$14,115$14,669$15,381$15,951
Room & Board (Off-Campus)-$1-$1-$1$0-$1
[chart]Harvard University Tuition Trends (2013-2017)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Harvard University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 238 major areas - 386 Master's (86 online program), 324 Doctorate , 24 Post-Bachelor'(15 online program), 51 Post-Master'(3 online program). Next table summarises total number of completers by degree and gender.

Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total3,8051,5352152
Men1,9128031516
Women1,893732636

Next tables list each graduate program with offered degrees. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree).

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Physical Sciences
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Human Services
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Graduate Student Population

At Harvard University, 29,652 students enrolled in Fall 2015, including in both undergraduate and graduate schools, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate school, total 19,397 students attending their classes. By gender, the graduate schools have 9,982 male and 9,415 female students.

Graduate Students Gender Distribution - Harvard University, Fall 2015
Total19,397
Men Students9,982
Women Students9,415

Graduate Student Race Distribution

By race/ethnicity, in Fall 2015, 8,224 White, 888 Black, and 2,262 Asian students are attending at Harvard University. Detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in below chart.

Graduate Students Race Distribution - Harvard University, Fall 2015
Total19,397
American Indian /
Native American
32
Asian2,262
Black888
Hispanic1,246
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islnader
16
White8,224
Two or more races522
Un-Known883

Graduate Student Age Distribution

149 students are younger than 22 and 2,058 students are older than 65. The school has 12,294 students aged between 22 and 30 and 4,894 students aged 30 to 40.

Graduate Students Age Distribution - Harvard University, Fall 2013
Total17,763
21 & Under149
22-243,485
25-298,809
30-343,380
35-391,514
40 & Over2,058

Online Classes (Distance Learning) Enrollment

Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially who want to continue education and work in field. At Harvard University, 646 students are enrolled exclusively in online cources and 317 students are enrolled in some online course.

Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution - Harvard University, Fall 2013
Total Enrollment17,763
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses646
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses317
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses16,800
Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location - Harvard University, Fall 2013
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses646
Massachusetts Resident216
Other State In U.S.330
Outside of U.S.100

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