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Harvard University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$57,407 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$38,891 tuition
$14,115 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$3,401 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$57,407 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$38,891 tuition
$14,115 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$3,401 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$39,842 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
75% of students receive aid
15% get federal aid ($7,225 avg)
4% get state aid ($2,347 avg)
58% get institn'l aid ($39,842 avg)
9% get loans ($6,267 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.26% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.26% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

$40,343,128
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $41,505 58%
Federal Grant Aid $7,225 15%
Pell Grants $4,458 15%
Other Federal Grants $3,976 10%
Institution Grant Aid $39,842 58%
State Grant Aid $2,347 4%
Student Loans $6,267 9%
Federal Loans $4,028 3%
Other Loans $5,908 8%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: -
Financial aid deadline: February 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: May 30
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Harvard University offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
Massachusetts Hall
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 495-1000
http://www.fao.fas.harvard.edu
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $4,861
Out of State $4,861

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Kayleen from Westfield, MA
  • Mar-25-2015 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    My estimated aid package is the largest of any college I applied to -- even my local state school is more expensive.

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  • 5
  • Fairoz from Euless, TX
  • Oct-01-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    The campus itself looks amazingly beautiful.Even being a broke student. Can still be confident that they are going to Harvard university the nations top and around the world .

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  • 4
  • Sarah from Manchester, NH
  • Jan-22-2014 I am a current student here

    Harvard is not cheap, but if your family qualifies, financial aid is very generous. It is a true investment in your future. A Harvard degree is a strong starting place for any career, which means you will probably be able to pay off any debts you incur.

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