Financial Aid at Harvard

The average amount of financial aid is $52,257 where 42% of enrolled students have received grants or scholarship aid at Harvard University. The average amount of tuition & fees is $53,968 at Harvard University.

  • Average Financial Aid: $52,257
  • Undergraduate Tuition: $53,968

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All Undergraduate Student Financial Aid

For academic year 2019-2020, total 4,260 students (42% of all undergraduate students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received amount is $52,257. Grant/scholarship aid includes federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid. Next table shows the financial aid statistics for all undergraduate students by aid types at Harvard University.
Financial Aid Statistics at Harvard University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid4,26042%$52,257
Pell Grants1,14011%$4,864
Federal Student Loans1892%$5,938

Beginning Student Financial Aid

For first time, full time beginning students (freshmen), total 1,188 students (72% of all freshmen) have received any type of financial aid and 955 students (58% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree seeking beginning undergraduate students. The average amount of grant/scholarship aid is $57,877 and the average amount of student loan aid is $10,464. Next table shows the headcount and average received amount of financial aid by source of the aid at Harvard University.
Beginning Students Financial Aid Statistics at Harvard University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid1,18872%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources94457%$57,877
Federal Grants30619%$7,514
Pell Grants28217%$5,048
Other Federal Grants21813%$4,016
State/Local Grants594%$2,709
Institutional Grants94257%$55,389
Student Loans1137%$10,464
Federal Student Loans433%$5,071
Other Student Loans956%$10,151

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