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Harvard University Admissions Stats

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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Recommended
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
Common Application Accepted: Yes

Application Fees

$75
Undergrad Application Fee
$105
Graduate Application Fee

Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

Address:
Massachusetts Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: (617) 495-1000
General Site: www.harvard.edu
Admissions: http://college.harvard.edu/admissions
Application: http://college.harvard.edu/admissions/application-process/application-requirements
Harvard University
  • Located in Cambridge, MA
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 27,594 students enrolled
  • 6% admitted
  • $38,891 annual cost to attend

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Alyssa from Newberg, OR
  • Aug-29-2016 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Take the most rigorous classes your school offers. It's okay if they're not all AP or IB-the Office of Admissions takes this into account. Start the application EARLY and don't wait until the last minute because if you need aid, you want to make sure you get your application turned in as early as possible.

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  • devassi k joseph
  • Jul-20-2016 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    just work your heart out, if you're aiming to be at harvard.

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  • Chelsy, from Wisconsin
  • Jan-03-2016 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Have a good GPA, get many recommendations & practice your standardized tests, so it will help you in the future.

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  • Lenny from Brooklyn, NY
  • Sep-27-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Just be yourself because thats who you will always be for the future from now to the future of Harvard.

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