Admissions Statistics

A Brief Profile of the Admitted Class of 2023

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

Students

Applicants

43,330

Admitted

2,009

Matriculates

1,650

Yield

82.1%

Admitted from the waiting list

65

 

Geographical breakdown

New England

16.6%

Middle Atlantic

21.8%

South

19.6%

Midwest

9.9%

Central

2.0%

Mountain

2.8%

Pacific

14.3%

Territories

0.3%

International

12.8%

 

Ethnicity

African American

14.3%

Asian American

25.3%

Hispanic or Latino

12.2%

Native American

1.8%

Native Hawaiian

0.6%

 

Intended field of concentration

Humanities

15.7%

Social Sciences

24.5%

Biological Sciences

18.4%

Physical Sciences

7.4%

Engineering

12.3%

Computer Science

8.3%

Math

7.1%

Undecided

6.4%

 

Typical financial aid package for first-year scholarship holders, 2017-2018

Total budget

$72,300

Harvard, federal and outside scholarships

$56,550

Term-time work expectation

$2,150

Parents’ contribution

$12,450

Student asset and summer work expectation

$1,150