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Best Values in Colleges

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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

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Harvard University is ranked 3 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 6 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT NA
Applicants who took ACT NA

SAT Verbal Score

700+79%
600-69918%
600+96%

SAT Math Score

700+81%
600-69918%
600+99%

ACT Score

30-3690%
24-2910%
24+100%

Students applied35,023
Students admitted2,047
Admission rate6%

Students per faculty7

4-year graduation rate86%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$40,418
Fees$3,520
Room and board$14,669
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$59,607

Cost after need-based aid$17,632
Cost after non-need-based aid$59,607

Average debt at graduation$12,560

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$41,975
Average non-need-based aid$0

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment6,722

Full-Time

Men3,482
Women3,228

Part-Time

Men5
Women7

Freshmen retained97%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2014 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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