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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 2022

Students

Total

Applicants

42,749

Admitted

2,024

Matriculates

1,653

Yield

81.7%

Admitted from the waiting list

63

Geographical breakdown

 

New England

16.8%

Middle Atlantic

20.9%

South

18.8%

Midwest

9.4%

Central

2.1%

Mountain

3.2%

Pacific

15.6%

Territories

0.4%

International

12.8%

Ethnicity

 

African American

15.2%

Asian American

22.9%

Hispanic or Latino

12.3%

Native American 

1.9%

Native Hawaiian 0.4%

Intended field of concentration

 

Humanities

14.5%   

Social Sciences

23.8%

Biological Sciences

20.5%

Physical Sciences

7.6%

Engineering

11.7%

Computer Science

8.4%

Math

7.7%

Undecided

5.9%

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