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Harvard University
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  • CAMBRIDGE, MA

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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.

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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 23 responses
  • Driven
    26%
  • Down-to-earth
    9%
  • Friendly
    17%
  • Intellectual
    39%
  • NOT ELLE WOODS
    4%
  • Stressed Outq
    4%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 21 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    38%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    24%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    19%
  • NOT BLONDE!!!
    19%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
70%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 23 responses
Poll
70%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 23 responses
Poll
52%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 23 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 23 responses
  • $100K+
    22%
  • $75K-$100K
    17%
  • $50K-$75K
    17%
  • $25K-$50K
    22%
  • <$25K
    22%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 23 responses
  • $150K+
    17%
  • $100K-$125K
    13%
  • $75K-$100K
    4%
  • <$50K
    9%
  • Did not graduate yet
    57%
52%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 23 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$88,055
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,148
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$759,712
National
$217,500

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