Tool December 2017

Kiplinger's Best College Values

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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 73.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 43.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 17.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 81.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 98.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 15.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 84.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 99.00%
ACT score 24-29: 7.00%
ACT score 30-36: 93.00%
ACT score 24+: 100%
Students applied: 39,041
Students admitted: 2,110
Admission rate: 5%
Students per faculty: 7
4-year graduation rate: 86%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 97%
Full-time enrolled men: 3,571
Full-time enrolled women: 3,141
Part-time enrolled men: 0
Part-time enrolled women: 0
Total enrollment: 6,712

COSTS

Tuition: $44,990
Room and board: $16,660
Est. book expense: $1,000
Fees: $3,959
Total cost: $66,609
Cost after need-based aid: $18,011
Cost after non-need-based aid: $42,655
Average debt at graduation: $16,702

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $48,598
Average non-need-based aid: $23,954
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
17
Average aid package: $51,308
Students receiving need-based aid: 3,695
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 55%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
1%
% receiving student loans: 23%