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Students at Harvard University

About the Students

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What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 41 responses
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  • Passionately committed
    32%
  • Smart
    32%
  • Brilliant
    24%
  • Stressed
    5%
  • Average
    2%
  • Empathetic
    2%
  • Nice
    2%
Female Undergrads
47%
Male Undergrads
53%
Student Primary Residence
  • In-State
    14%
  • Out-of-State
    73%
  • International
    13%
  • Unknown
    0%
Student Age
  • Under 18
    2%
  • 18-19
    41%
  • 20-21
    43%
  • 22-24
    10%
  • Over 25
    4%
Household Income Levels
  • <$30k
    36%
  • $30k-$48k
    20%
  • $49k-$75k
    18%
  • $76k-$110k
    4%
  • $110k+
    21%

Ethnic Diversity

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76%
of students say the student body is very diverse in ethnic heritage.54 responses
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72%
of students say the student body is very diverse in national origin (international students).54 responses
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    6%
  • Asian
    16%
  • Hispanic
    10%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    18%
  • Multiracial
    5%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    4%
  • White
    42%

Politics On Campus

Poll
What political party do you associate yourself with?
Based on 27 responses
  • Republican
    11%
  • Democratic
    37%
  • Independent
    33%
  • Other party not mentioned
    0%
  • I don't care about politics
    19%
Poll
How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?
Based on 51 responses
  • Progressive/very liberal
    27%
  • Liberal
    49%
  • Moderate
    6%
  • Conservative
    6%
  • Very conservative
    4%
  • Libertarian
    2%
  • Not sure
    6%
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