Tool | December 2015
Best Values in Colleges
Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
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Harvard University is ranked 2 in Kiplinger's 2016 list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 3 among all colleges.
Applicants who took SAT 85%
Applicants who took ACT 35%
SAT Verbal Score
SAT Math Score
Students per faculty7
4-year graduation rate86%
Room and board$15,381
Estimated book expense$1,000
Cost after need-based aid$17,229
Cost after non-need-based aid$40,832
Average debt at graduation$15,117
Salary yardstick #$87,200
% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$44,430
Average non-need-based aid$20,827
# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.
NA - Not available
SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.