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Best Values in Colleges

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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

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Harvard University is ranked 4 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT NA
Applicants who took ACT NA

SAT Verbal Score

700+78%
600-69919%
600+97%

SAT Math Score

700+81%
600-69919%
600+100%

ACT Score

30-3690%
24-299%
24+99%

Students applied34,303
Students admitted2,076
Admission rate6%

Students per faculty7

4-year graduation rate86%
5-year graduation rate95%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$38,981
Fees$3,401
Room and board$14,115
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$57,497

Cost after need-based aid$16,547
Cost after non-need-based aid$57,497

Average debt at graduation$13,098

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$40,950
Average non-need-based aid$0

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment6,658

Full-Time

Men3,373
Women3,276

Part-Time

Men5
Women4

Freshmen retained97%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2013 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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