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 to the class of 2025. (Updated Monday, June 15)

While our in-person information sessions and campus tours have been cancelled, we have launched a series of online information sessions. In these hour-long sessions, an admission officer and an undergraduate student will present information and answer questions about academics, student life, admissions and financial aid at Harvard College. Browse upcoming sessions and register here and find more ways to explore Harvard.

Why Harvard

Discover what makes Harvard the standard for liberal arts and sciences education. From our unparalleled academics to our revolutionary financial aid, we strive to offer the best resources to the next generation of leaders.
  • Students cheering at a Harvard football game

    Crimson Pride

    Harvard is home to 42 Division I intercollegiate sports teams - more than any other college in the country.

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    From physical spaces to funding, Harvard provides the support for students to investigate and explore their world.

  • A student doing research in a lab

    Groundbreaking Research

    Undergraduates have access to more than $7 million in funding to pursue research in the sciences, social sciences, arts, or humanities.

  • Three students warming up on stage

    Creative Expression

    Theater, Dance, and Media - Harvard's newest concentration - is just one of the many pathways in the arts and humanities.

Explore Harvard

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Upcoming Deadlines

November 1

Restrictive Early Action admissions deadline. Restrictive Early Action applicants are notified by mid-December. Learn more about applying under our Restrictive Early Action program.

January 1

First-Year Regular Decision admissions deadline. Regular Decision applicants are notified by late March. View the full first-year admissions timeline.

Admissions Statistics

A Profile of the Admitted Class of 2023


  • 43,330 Applicants

  • 1,650 Enrolled students

  • 13 % International students

  • 55 % Receive need-based scholarships

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