How Financial Aid Works

By The Numbers

Statistics

  • 20 % of Harvard families pay nothing

  • 55 % receive Harvard scholarship aid

  • $ 12 K average parent contribution

  • 100 % of students can graduate debt-free

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Applying for Financial Aid - Prospective and Current Students

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Additional Funding & Procedures

Supplemental funding for research, service, and more

Did You Know?

In addition to aid for tuition, Harvard offers millions of dollars in student funding for public service, research and learning, international travel, and career opportunities.

Federal Disclosures

As required by the Department of Education, we are providing information on the federal Consumer Information disclosures. These disclosures entail: basic financial aid information, descriptions of Harvard’s academic programs, procedures, and costs, as well as Harvard’s policies and required reporting. In this notice we provide a brief description of the various disclosures and how to obtain the full disclosures.

Basic Financial Aid Information

General Information About the School