Graduate Program Overview

Harvard University is a four-years, private (not-for-profit) school located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $52,170. It offers 340 graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameHarvard University
TypeFour-years, Private (not-for-profit)
AddressMassachusetts Hall, Cambridge, MA
Graduate School Students21,864 students
8,069 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)$52,170
Student to Faculty7:1 (14.29%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 340 Graduate Programs
169 Master's, 111 Doctorate, 60 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 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 $52,170 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $1,592.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Amounts
Tuition$50,928
Fees$1,242
Cost per Credit$1,592
Books & Supplies$900
Room & Board$18,941 (On-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,600 (On-Campus)
On-Campus Total$74,611
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-20212021-2022
Tuition & Fees$45,958$47,562$49,214$50,654$52,170

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Harvard University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 340 major areas - 169 Master's , 111 Doctorate , 45 Post-Bachelor'(43 online programs), 15 Post-Master'. 4,670 students have been conferred Master's degree and 1,465 students have received Doctorate degree last year.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
Total4,6701,4651,85514
Men2,2137708745
Women2,4576959819
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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Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
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Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
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Natural Resources and Conservation
Architecture
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
English Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Theology and Religious Vocations
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Natural Resources and Conservation
Education
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Architecture
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
English Language and Literature
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Theology and Religious Vocations
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Legal Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer and Information Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Business

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 8,069 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 1,434 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
76 students are younger than 22 and 3,370 students are older than 65. The school has 11,766 students aged between 22 and 30 and 6,554 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total21,864
21 & Under76
22-242,809
25-298,957
30-344,481
35-392,073
40 & Over3,370
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, 8,069 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 1,434 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment21,766
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses8,069
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses1,434
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses12,263
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses8,069
Massachusetts Resident1,711
Other State In U.S.6,358
Outside of U.S.0



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