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Harvard College Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Cambridge, MA

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$73,800
Tuition and Fees
$51,925
Room and Board
$17,682
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$3,193
Payment Plans
Prepayment plan, installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification
On or about April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Institutional Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002155
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement  

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,099 (65.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
946 (86.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
946 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
946 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$60,817
Need-Based Gift
Received by 936 (98.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $58,643
Need-Based Self-Help
Average amount $2,652
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
4,052 (59.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
3,724 (91.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,724 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
3,724 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$58,849
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,706 (99.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $55,709
Need-Based Self-Help
Average amount $3,368
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
14 (.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,603

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
7%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$6,170
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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