Admissions Statistics

A Brief Profile of the Admitted Class of 2025

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

 

Students

Applicants

57,786

Admitted

2,320

Admitted from the waiting list

0

 

Geographical breakdown

New England

16.6%

Middle Atlantic

20.7%

South

18.3%

Midwest

9.9%

Central

1.8%

Mountain

3.4%

Pacific

13.2%

Territories

0.5%

International

15.6%

 

Ethnicity

African American

15.9%

Asian American

25.9%

Hispanic or Latino

12.5%

Native American

1.1%

Native Hawaiian

0.5%

 

Intended field of concentration

Humanities

15.3%

Social Sciences

28.1%

Biological Sciences

18.3%

Physical Sciences

7.6%

Engineering

10.3%

Computer Science

8.1%

Math

6.0%

Undecided

6.3%

 

Typical financial aid package for first-year scholarship holders, 2019-2020

Total budget

$74,600

Harvard, federal and outside scholarships

$58,400

Term-time work expectation

$1,950

Parents’ contribution

$12,700

Student asset and summer work expectation

$1,550

Please note: Financial aid packages for 19-20 are unusual due to the COVID-19 public health crisis. Term-time work expectations were reduced and replaced with Harvard grant for all students who had a term-time work expectation, and many students also received extra emergency travel funding. Please also note that the student summer work expectation has been eliminated from financial aid packages starting in 2020-21.