The Future is Calling
Harness your curiosity and learn about the world—and yourself. Through our liberal arts and sciences curriculum, you'll discover how to use your passions to build a bright future.
A Note for Applicants and Enrolling Students
The mission of Harvard College is to provide a deeply transformative liberal arts and sciences education that will prepare our students for a life of citizenship and leadership. As always, those who engage responsibly in exercising their rights and freedoms would not have their chances of admission compromised.
Frequently Asked Questions
In Response to COVID-19
In the face of unprecedented uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus and the economy, we want to be helpful in any way we can. Read our update for those applying for the 2020-2021 admissions cycle.
The Admissions & Financial Aid Office staff are working remotely until further notice. Our top priority remains the health, safety, and well-being of our community, on and off campus. Our main phone lines and email are operative during normal business hours (M - F, 9 AM to 5 PM EDT).
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First-Year Regular Decision admissions deadline. Regular Decision applicants are notified by late March. View the full first-year admissions timeline.
Early Action admissions deadline. Early Action applicants are notified by mid-December. Learn more about applying under our Early Action program.
Spotlights and Stories
1,980 students were officially admitted to the Class of 2024 from a total of 40,248 applications.
A Profile of the Admitted Class of 2023
1,650 Enrolled students
13 % International students
55 % Receive need-based scholarships