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Admissions Statistics

Harvard Admitted Students Profile

Harvard welcomes students from across the country and all over the world, with diverse backgrounds and far-ranging talents and interests.

A Brief Profile of the Admitted Class of 2019

Students

Total

Applicants

37,307

Admitted

2,081

Matriculates

1,665

Yield

80.0%

Admitted from the waiting list

93

Geographical breakdown

 

New England

18.1%

Middle Atlantic

20.7%

South

16.7%

Midwest

8.9%

Central

2.5%

Mountain

3.2%

Pacific

17.4%

Territories

0.4%

International

12.2%

Ethnicity

 

African American

10.6%

Asian American

21.3%

Hispanic or Latino

11.4%

Native American or Pacific Islander 

1.6%

Intended field of concentration

 

Humanities

15%   

Social Sciences

27.3%

Bio Sciences

21.0%

Physical Sciences

6.4%

Engineering

10.8%

Computer Science

5.0%

Math

6.4%

Undecided

8.2%

Average financial aid package for freshman scholarship holders, 2014-2015

 

Total budget

$64,000                     

Parents’ contribution

$12,150 (19%)

Student asset and summer work expectation

$1,250 (2%)

Harvard, federal and outside scholarships

$48,850 (76%)

Term-time work expectation

$1,750 (3%)