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Harvard is a private graduate school in Cambridge, Massachusetts in the Boston Area. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 21,616 graduate students. The 112 graduate programs at Harvard University are all on-campus only and none are offered online. The most popular graduate school programs at Harvard University are Business, Teaching, and Law. 36% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

Masters and Doctoral Programs

Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
21,616
Part-Time Grad Students
7,820
Research Assistants
907
Teaching Assistants
1,284
Racial Diversity
  • White
    41.7%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    28.4%
  • Asian
    11.7%
  • Hispanic
    7%
  • African American
    4.6%
  • Unknown
    3.6%
  • Multiracial
    2.7%
  • Native American
    0.2%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 16 responses
  • Driven
    25%
  • Down-to-earth
    13%
  • Friendly
    13%
  • Intellectual
    38%
  • NOT ELLE WOODS
    6%
  • Stressed Outq
    6%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 16 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    31%
  • Great brand name
    13%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    19%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    19%
  • NOT BLONDE!!!
    19%

Professors

Poll
75%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success.16 responses
Poll
81%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand.16 responses
Poll
56%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities.16 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 16 responses
  • $100K+
    13%
  • $75K-$100K
    13%
  • $50K-$75K
    13%
  • $25K-$50K
    31%
  • <$25K
    31%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 16 responses
  • $150K+
    19%
  • <$50K
    13%
  • Did not graduate yet
    69%
50%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money.16 responses
Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Nightlife
    A+
Median Household Income
$96,020
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$2,058
National
$949
Median Home Value
$746,908
National
$184,700
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An amazing whirlwind of support from world class faculty, the leader of every field, and a supporting student body who will foster growth of knowledge, culture, diversity, and person with every effort and experience. Opt out of the dining plan however, it isnt worth the price!
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It has been an exceptional experience that has rigorously challenged me every single day. In addition, it has allowed me to surround myself with some of the brightest minds in the world!
Harvard University is a great campus that's dedicated to teaching students how to change the world. Their general facilities, professors, and students, make it very easy to get connected with some of the best minds in the world. Harvard is a university that is truly top tier and the students who attend Harvard are some of the most dedicated and hard working individuals in this world. In addition, other living aspects of the college like the campus and extracurricular events like recreational sports, study groups, and organized parties are extremely fun and engaging. These events make it extremely easy to get plugged in and make lasting social relations.