Harvard Student Population

Total 30,391 students are enrolled in Harvard University (8,527 undergraduate and 21,864 graduate). Among them, 27,933 students are enrolled in online degree/certificate programs. 2,455 faculties are working for Harvard University and student to faculty ratio is 12.38 to 1.

  • Total Student Population: 30,391
  • Undergraduate: 8,527
  • Graduate: 21,864
  • Online Students: 27,933

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Population By Gender/Attending Status

For academic year 2019-2020, total 30,391 students enrolled into Harvard University. 8,527 enrolled in undergraduate programs and 21,864 students enrolled in graduate programs. By attending status. there are 19,030 full-time and 11,361 part-time students. By gender, 14,509 male and 15,882 female students are attending at Harvard University. Next table summarizes the student population by gender and attending status for Harvard University.
Student Population By Gender
Harvard University
TotalMaleFemale
Total30,39114,50915,882
Undergraduate8,5274,1524,375
Graduate21,86410,35711,507
Student Population By Attending Status
Harvard University
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total30,39119,03011,361
Undergraduate8,5275,6992,828
Graduate21,86413,3318,533

Population by Race/Ethnicity

Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Harvard University.
There are 12,074 White (39.73%), 1,994 Black/African American (6.56%), 2,876 Hispanic (9.46%), 4,153 Asian (13.67%), and 9,294 students with other races.
Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Harvard University
TotalMaleFemale
Total30,39114,50915,882
American Indian/Native American603030
Asian4,1531,8812,272
Black/African American1,9948531,141
Hispanic2,8761,3451,531
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander361521
White12,0745,8516,223
Two More1,198515683
Un-Known1,037547490
Undergraduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Harvard University
TotalMaleFemale
Total8,5274,1524,375
American Indian/Native American19109
Asian1,521687834
Black/African American796332464
Hispanic1,010469541
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1468
White3,2231,6601,563
Two More529227302
Un-Known368190178
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Harvard University
TotalMaleFemale
Total21,86410,35711,507
American Indian/Native American412021
Asian2,6321,1941,438
Black/African American1,198521677
Hispanic1,866876990
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander22913
White8,8514,1914,660
Two More669288381
Un-Known669357312

Online Student Population

Harvard University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. 4,087 students (12.95% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,594 students (5.05% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Harvard University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Harvard University
TotalEnrolled ExclusivelyEnrolled Some CoursesNot In Online Courses
Total31,5664,0871,59425,885
Undergraduate9,9508495948,507
Graduate21,6163,2381,00017,378

Population by Student Age

The following table summarizes the students population by age at Harvard University. 8,302 students are aged 20 to 24 (26.30% of total students), 2,563 students are aged below 20 (8.12%), 1,278 students are aged above 50 (4.05%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Harvard University.
Student Population By Age at Harvard University
TotalMaleFemale
Total31,56615,84115,725
Under 1819494100
Age 18-192,3691,1501,219
Age 20-213,4801,7431,737
Age 22-244,8222,2532,569
Age 25-2910,1324,8735,259
Age 30-344,8412,5662,275
Age 35-392,2431,259984
Age 40-492,2071,231976
Age 50-641,166611555
Over 641126151
Undergraduate Student Population By Age at Harvard University
TotalMaleFemale
Total9,9505,0204,930
Under 181939499
Age 18-192,3631,1481,215
Age 20-213,4201,7181,702
Age 22-241,9541,019935
Age 25-29768382386
Age 30-34423217206
Age 35-39293162131
Age 40-49307173134
Age 50-6419587108
Over 64342014
Graduate Student Population By Age at Harvard University
TotalMaleFemale
Total21,61610,82110,795
Under 18101
Age 18-19624
Age 20-21602535
Age 22-242,8681,2341,634
Age 25-299,3644,4914,873
Age 30-344,4182,3492,069
Age 35-391,9501,097853
Age 40-491,9001,058842
Age 50-64971524447
Over 64784137

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