Harvard University Graduate Schools

Harvard University (referred to as Harvard) is a Private, 4 years school located in Cambridge, MA. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Harvard University is $49,214 in average. The school has 21,616 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 31,566 including undergraduate students.

Harvard University Graduate School Overview

Harvard University (referred to as Harvard) is a Private, 4 years school located in Cambridge, MA. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
Harvard University is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education (12/1/1929 - Current).
Harvard UniversityDirectory Information
School NameHarvard University (referred to as Harvard)
AddressMassachusetts Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone617-495-1000
Webhttps://www.harvard.edu
Online Applicationhttps://college.harvard.edu/admissions/application-process/application-requirements
Financial Infohttps://college.harvard.edu/financial-aid
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Harvard University is $49,214 in average. The school has 21,616 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 31,566 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 274 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice).
Harvard Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$49,214
Student Population21,616
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs274 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio7 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Harvard University is $49,214 in average for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $1,500. Harvard University offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
Harvard 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$48,008
Required Fees$1,206
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$1,500
Harvard University offers the distance learning courses, but students may be required to attend/visit regular classes to complete their degree/programs.
On Harvard University campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Harvard
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

Harvard University 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of Harvard University is $49,214. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.47% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at Harvard University
TuitionFees
2015-2016$41,832$1,042
2016-2017$43,296$1,088
2017-2018$44,816$1,142
2018-2019$46,384$1,178
2019-2020$48,008$1,206
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $17,681 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Harvard University. On-campus living costs are increased by 3.19% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Harvard University
Living On-Campus
Room & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$15,381$2,741
2016-2017$15,951$2,875
2017-2018$16,660$2,991
2018-2019$17,160$3,070
2019-2020$17,682$3,193
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $1,500 at Harvard University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.45% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour Harvard University
Tuition
2015-2016$1,307
2016-2017$1,353
2017-2018$1,401
2018-2019$1,450
2019-2020$1,500
The law school tuition at Harvard University is $67,081 for academic year 2019-2020. For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $65,203. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Harvard University.
2019-2020 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Harvard University
TuitionFees
Dentistry$63,400$1,776
Medicine$63,400$1,803
Law$65,875$1,206

Graduate Programs at Harvard

Harvard University offers 277 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 6,378 students have completed their study at Harvard University.
Offered Degrees at Harvard University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree14804,738
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship1020750
Doctor's degree - other60799
Post Bachelor's Degree6075
Post Master's Degree15016
Total27706,378

Harvard University offers 277 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 6,378 students have completed their studies.
  • 4,738 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 799 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 75 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 16 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 218 completers-
Environmental Studies218-
Architecture [+] 184 completers-
0-
Architecture0$58,100
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning48$62,000
Landscape Architecture6$53,600
Architectural History and Criticism3-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology127-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 56 completers-
African Studies0-
American/United States Studies/Civilization0-
East Asian Studies28-
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies10-
Near and Middle Eastern Studies17-
South Asian Studies1-
Ural-Altaic and Central Asian Studies0-
African-American/Black Studies0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 23 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Journalism23-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 93 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences71-
Information Science/Studies0-
Computer Science22-
Education [+] 700 completers$55,400
Education660$55,400
Curriculum and Instruction0-
Educational Leadership and Administration0$70,000
Secondary School Administration/Principalship0-
Educational/Instructional Technology0$59,800
Educational Evaluation and Research6-
International and Comparative Education0$53,200
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)0-
Mathematics Teacher Education34-
Reading Teacher Education0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)0-
Education (other)0$57,700
Engineering [+] 121 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering7-
Computer Engineering39-
Computer Software Engineering36-
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics9-
Engineering Science30-
Engineering Technology [+] 14 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
14-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 20 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures1-
Linguistics4-
Comparative Literature2-
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-
German Language and Literature1-
Modern Greek Language and Literature0-
Sanskrit and Classical Indian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics6-
French Language and Literature0-
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
Latin Language and Literature0-
Celtic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
Work and Family Studies [+] 1 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Human Nutrition1-
Legal Studies [+] 172 completers-
Law0-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies172-
English Language And Literature [+] 32 completers-
English Language and Literature25-
Creative Writing7-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 0 completers$54,200
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0$54,200
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 134 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences18-
Biomedical Sciences2-
Biochemistry2-
Biophysics0-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology4-
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology0-
Virology1-
Microbiology and Immunology0-
Biostatistics28-
Bioinformatics3-
Computational Biology9-
Biotechnology18-
Evolutionary Biology1-
Systematic Biology/Biological Systematics0-
Epidemiology46-
Neurobiology and Anatomy1-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)1-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 45 completers-
Mathematics5-
Applied Mathematics7-
Computational Mathematics2-
Statistics31-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 56 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Historic Preservation and Conservation (other)9-
Medieval and Renaissance Studies1-
Museology/Museum Studies45-
Behavioral Sciences1-
Ancient Studies/Civilization0-
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology0-
Sustainability Studies0-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 6 completers-
Philosophy4-
Religion/Religious Studies2-
Theology And Religious Vocations [+] 134 completers-
0-
Theology/Theological Studies86$33,000
Divinity/Ministry48-
Physical Sciences [+] 36 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Astronomy0-
Astrophysics0-
Planetary Astronomy and Science3-
Astronomy and Astrophysics (other)9-
Chemistry11-
Geology/Earth Science0-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)0-
Physics13-
Atomic/Molecular Physics0-
Psychology [+] 28 completers-
Psychology12-
Experimental Psychology10-
Clinical Psychology6-
Educational Psychology0-
Human Services [+] 619 completers-
0-
Public Administration394$98,300
Public Policy Analysis225$75,900
Health Policy Analysis0-
Public Policy Analysis (other)0-
Social Sciences [+] 118 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology16-
Physical and Biological Anthropology0-
Anthropology (other)2-
Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics3-
International Relations and Affairs42-
Political Science and Government40-
Sociology15-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 91 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts2-
Digital Arts46-
Design and Applied Arts (other)8-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts24-
Film/Cinema/Video Studies0-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation4-
Music0-
Music Performance7-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 537 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology14-
Dental Public Health and Education0-
Endodontics/Endodontology0-
Orthodontics/Orthodontology0-
Periodontics/Periodontology0-
Prosthodontics/Prosthodontology0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management30-
Medical Scientist33-
Public Health389$94,700
Environmental Health10-
Public Health Education and Promotion0-
International Public Health/International Health24-
Health Services Administration0-
Behavioral Aspects of Health0-
Public Health (other)0-
Medical Informatics10-
Bioethics/Medical Ethics27-
Business [+] 1,257 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management1,119$91,600
Research and Development Management8-
Project Management0-
Business/Managerial Economics2-
Finance99-
Organizational Behavior Studies0-
Real Estate29-
History [+] 40 completers-
History36-
American History (United States)0-
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology4-
Total4,738
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 14 completers-
Architecture13-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning1-
Architectural History and Criticism0-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 28 completers-
African Studies0-
American/United States Studies/Civilization4-
East Asian Studies13-
Near and Middle Eastern Studies6-
South Asian Studies3-
Ural-Altaic and Central Asian Studies0-
German Studies0-
African-American/Black Studies2-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science8-
Education [+] 53 completers$94,100
Education53$94,100
Multicultural Education0-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration0-
Urban Education and Leadership0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)0-
Engineering [+] 39 completers-
Engineering0-
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics20-
Engineering Science19-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 20 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistics4-
Comparative Literature6-
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
German Language and Literature0-
Modern Greek Language and Literature0-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics6-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3-
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature0-
Latin Language and Literature1-
Celtic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
Work and Family Studies [+] 5 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Human Nutrition5-
Legal Studies [+] 6 completers-
Law0-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies6-
English Language And Literature [+] 5 completers-
English Language and Literature5-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 208 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences12-
Biomedical Sciences40-
Biochemistry25-
Biophysics9-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology0-
Developmental Biology and Embryology4-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology8-
Cell Biology and Anatomy0-
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology0-
Virology8-
Immunology11-
Microbiology and Immunology3-
Genetics0-
Genome Sciences/Genomics3-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology0-
Biostatistics16-
Biotechnology4-
Evolutionary Biology0-
Systematic Biology/Biological Systematics11-
Epidemiology22-
Neurobiology and Anatomy16-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)16-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 27 completers-
Mathematics11-
Applied Mathematics5-
Statistics11-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 16 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Behavioral Sciences13-
Ancient Studies/Civilization3-
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology0-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 14 completers-
Philosophy7-
Religion/Religious Studies7-
Theology And Religious Vocations [+] 6 completers-
0-
Theology and Religious Vocations (other)6-
Physical Sciences [+] 82 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Astrophysics14-
Planetary Astronomy and Science8-
Chemistry26-
Geology/Earth Science0-
Physics29-
Atomic/Molecular Physics5-
Psychology [+] 9 completers-
Psychology0-
Experimental Psychology9-
Social Psychology0-
Educational Psychology0-
Human Services [+] 12 completers-
0-
Public Policy Analysis0-
Education Policy Analysis0-
Health Policy Analysis9-
Public Policy Analysis (other)3-
Social Sciences [+] 89 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology6-
Physical and Biological Anthropology2-
Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics53-
Political Science and Government14-
Sociology14-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 16 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Film/Cinema/Video Studies2-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation8-
Music6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 55 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Dental Clinical Sciences4-
Endodontics/Endodontology0-
Orthodontics/Orthodontology0-
Public Health25-
Environmental Health12-
International Public Health/International Health11-
Behavioral Aspects of Health0-
Public Health (other)0-
Medical Informatics3-
Business [+] 16 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management14-
Business/Managerial Economics0-
Organizational Behavior Studies2-
History [+] 22 completers-
History13-
American History (United States)0-
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology9-
Asian History0-
Total750
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers$94,100
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Legal Studies [+] 591 completers-
Law591-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 208 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Dentistry34-
Dental Clinical Sciences0-
Medicine174-
Total799
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 0 completers-
Environmental Studies0-
Education [+] 10 completers-
Education0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services10-
Engineering [+] 0 completers-
Engineering0-
Computer Software Engineering0-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 0 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 65 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies65-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management0-
Total75
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 0 completers-
Environmental Studies0-
Education [+] 0 completers-
Education0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 16 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Dental Clinical Sciences1$143,200
Advanced General Dentistry7-
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology0-
Dental Public Health and Education2-
Endodontics/Endodontology1-
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery1-
Orthodontics/Orthodontology0-
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics4-
Periodontics/Periodontology0-
Prosthodontics/Prosthodontology0-
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences (other)0-
Total16

Graduate Student Population at Harvard

For academic year 2019-2020, total 21,616 students enrolled into Harvard University graduate schools where it has total 31,566 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 13,796 full-time and 7,820 part-time students. By gender, 10,821 male and 10,795 female students are attending Harvard University graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for Harvard University.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
Harvard University
TotalMaleFemale
Total21,61610,82110,795
Full-time13,7966,8266,970
Part-tme7,8203,9953,825
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Harvard University.
There are 8,987 White (41.58%), 989 Black/African American (4.58%), 1,571 Hispanic (7.27%), 2,579 Asian (11.93%), and 7,490 students with other races. 6,058 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Harvard University
TotalMaleFemale
Total21,61610,82110,795
American Indian/Native American432320
Asian2,5791,2311,348
Black/African American989477512
Hispanic1,571810761
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander22814
White8,9874,4484,539
Two More606267339
Un-Known761396365
Non-resident Alien6,0583,1612,897
Harvard University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 3,238 graduate students (14.98% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,000 graduate students (4.63% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Harvard University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Harvard University
Number of Students
Total21,616
Enrolled Online Exclusively3,238
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,000
Not in Online Courses17,378
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Harvard University. 2,928 students are aged 20 to 24 (13.55% of total students), 7 students are aged below 20 (0.03%), 1,049 students are aged above 50 (4.85%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Harvard University.
Graduate Student Population By Age at Harvard University
TotalMaleFemale
Total21,61610,82110,795
Under 18101
Age 18-19624
Age 20-21602535
Age 22-242,8681,2341,634
Age 25-299,3644,4914,873
Age 30-344,4182,3492,069
Age 35-391,9501,097853
Age 40-491,9001,058842
Age 50-64971524447
Over 64784137

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