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The acceptance rate of Harvard University is 4.6%. Total 43,330 students have applied to and 2,009 have accepted to admit. Eventually, 1,649 students enrolled in Harvard University (Admission Yield: 82.1%). The average SAT score is 1,520 and the average ACT score is 34. The application fee for undergraduate programs is $75 and graduate school application fee is $105 at Harvard University.

  • Acceptance Rate: 4.6%
  • Yield: 82.1%
  • SAT Score: 1,520

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Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-2020, total 43,330 students have applied to Harvard University. By gender, 21,730 male and 21,600 female students have applied to the school. Among them, 2,009 (1,009 male and 1,000 female) students have accepted and 1,649(833 male and 816 female) have enrolled into Harvard University for academic year 2019-2020. Next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield, also known as enrolment rate at Harvard University.
2019-2020 Admission Stats at Harvard University
TotalMenWomen
Applicants43,33021,73021,600
Admitted2,0091,0091,000
Enrolled1,649833816
Acceptance Rate 4.64% 4.64% 4.63%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 82.08% 82.56% 81.60%

SAT/ACT Scores

At Harvard University, 1,172 applicants (71% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 743 applicants (45%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,570 and 25th percentile score is 1,460. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 107 and 25th percentile score is 98. The SAT and ACT scores are required to submit when applying to Harvard University. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Harvard University.
2019-2020 Submitted SAT and ACT Scores at Harvard University
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing710770
SAT Math750800
ACT Composite3335
ACT Math3136
ACT English3436

Offered Degrees at Harvard

Harvard University offers 7 degree/certificate programs - Associate, Bachelor's, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Below table summarizes the offered degrees at Harvard University.
Offered Degrees at Harvard University
DegreeOffered
1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
Associate
2-4 Year Certificate
Bachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Master's
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Doctorate (Other)

Accepted Credits at Harvard

Harvard University accepts Advanced placement (AP) credits, . Below table summarizes the accepted credits at Harvard University.
Accepted Credits at Harvard University
Credit TypeAccepted
Dual Credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Credit for military training

Application Checklist

For applying to Harvard University, 3 items are required to and 2 items are recommended to submit. Next list shows the application requirement for Harvard University.

High School GPA

Recommended

High School Rank

Recommended

High School Record (or Transcript)

Required

Recommendations

Required

Admission Test Scores

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All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020