Graduate Programs Overview

Harvard University is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $50,654 in average for all students.

It offers three hundreds twenty graduate programs: 151 Master's, 111 Doctorate, 42 Post-Bachelor's, 16 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 4,949 students have been conferred Master's degree and 1,464 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameHarvard University
TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
AddressMassachusetts Hall, Cambridge, MA
Graduate School Students21,864 students
19,410 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$50,654
Student to Faculty5:1 (20.00%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 320 Graduate Programs
151 Master's, 16 Doctorate, 58 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Harvard University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $50,654 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $1,545.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Amounts
Tuition$49,448
Fees$1,206
Cost per Credit$1,545
Books & Supplies$900
Room & Board$18,389 (On-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,600 (On-Campus)
On-Campus Total$72,543
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
Tuition & Fees$44,384$45,958$47,562$49,214$50,654

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Harvard University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 881 major areas - 150 Master's , 109 Doctorate , 41 Post-Bachelor'(36 online programs), 15 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total4,9491,4641,57316
Men2,3897627806
Women2,56070279310
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
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Work and Family Studies
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Mathematics And Statistics
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Graduate Student Population

Total 30,391 students enrolled in Harvard University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 21,864 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 10,357 male and 11,507 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 13,331 full-time and 8,533 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 19,410 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 1,646 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total21,864
Men Students10,357
Women Students11,507
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total21,864
Full-time Students13,331
Part-time Students8,533
By race/ethnicity 8,851 White, 1,198 Black, and 2,632 Asian students are attending at Harvard University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total21,864
American Indian /
Native American
41
Asian2,632
Black1,198
Hispanic1,866
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
22
White8,851
Two or more races669
Un-Known669
70 students are younger than 22 and 3,277 students are older than 65. The school has 11,829 students aged between 22 and 30 and 6,688 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total21,864
21 & Under70
22-243,037
25-298,792
30-344,535
35-392,153
40 & Over3,277
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Harvard University, 19,410 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 1,646 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment21,864
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses19,410
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses1,646
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses808
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses19,410
Massachusetts Resident5,356
Other State In U.S.9,822
Outside of U.S.4,232



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