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

2,080

Matriculates

1,660

Yield

79.8%

Admitted from the waiting list

93

Geographical breakdown

 

New England

16.8%

Middle Atlantic

21.4%

South

17.4%

Midwest

8.3%

Central

2.4%

Mountain

3.7%

Pacific

17.9%

Territories

0.3%

International

11.6%

Ethnicity

 

African American

11.6%

Asian American

21.1%

Hispanic or Latino

13.0%

Native American or Pacific Islander 

1.5%

Intended field of concentration

 

Humanities

14.8%   

Social Sciences

26.0%

Bio Sciences

20.1%

Physical Sciences

6.9%

Engineering

12.4%

Computer Science

5.9%

Math

6.4%

Undecided

7.6%

Average financial aid package for freshman scholarship holders, 2015-2016

 

Total budget

$64,300                  

Parents’ contribution

$12,200 (19%)

Student asset and summer work expectation

$1,200 (2%)

Harvard, federal and outside scholarships

$48,800 (76%)

Term-time work expectation

$2,100 (3%)