Graduation Rate at Harvard

The graduation rate at Harvard University is 97.63%. 1,610 students have completed their degree out of 1,649 degree seeking candidates last year. The transfer-out rate is 0.49% where 8 students have transferred-out from the school. The retention rate is 76% at Harvard University.

  • Graduation Rate: 98%
  • Retention Rate: 76%
  • Earning after 10 years of graduation: $139,100

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Number of Completers and Graduation Rate by Gender

The graduation rate at Harvard University is 98%. The rate is based on number of completers within 150% normal time (For example, 6 years for 4-year bachelor's degree program). Total 1,610 students have completed their degree out of 1,649 candidates who seeking Bachelor degree. Next table shows the graduation rate and number of completers by degree type at Harvard University
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Graduation Rate for Bachelor degree at Harvard University
TotalMaleFemale
Graduation Rate97.63%97.25%98.11%
Total Cohort1,649909740
Number of Completers1,610884726
Number of Transfer-out853
Still Enrolled (not complete)1275
No longer Enrolled (not complete)19136

Graduation Rate for Bachelor's Degree by Completion Time

Next table shows the graduation rate by completion time for bachelor's at Harvard University. The graduation rate in 100% normal time (in 4 years or less) is 85.93%, the 125% normal time (in 5 years) rate is 95.94%, and 150% normal time (in 6 years) rate is 97.63%
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Graduation Rate By Completion Time for BS degree at Harvard University
TotalMaleFemale
in 4 years or less (100% normal time)85.93%84.82%87.30%
in 5 years (125% normal time)95.94%95.16%96.89%
in 6 years (150% normal time)97.63%97.25%98.11%

Average Earning After Graduation from Harvard University

Next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation from Harvard University. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $91,300 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $139,100 for Harvard University graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time for Harvard University Graduate
TotalMaleFemale
After 6 Years$91,300$103,600$81,100
After 7 Years$113,600--
After 8 Years$123,700--
After 9 Years$123,000--
After 10 Years$139,100$175,600$111,100

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