Harvard University

  • extremely difficult to get in

    Last year, the acceptance ratio at Harvard University is 5.40% - 39,041 students applied to and 2,110 got chances for admitting to the school.

  • highly eager to enroll

    The admission yield rate at Harvard University is 78.82% last year - total 1,663 students were enrolled among 2,110 admission passes.

  • 39,041 applied, 2,110 admitted, 1,663 enrolled

    Last year, 39,041 students applied to Harvard University and 2,110 got chances for admitting to the school. Among them, 1,663 were enrolled.

  • extremely competitive scores

    1,220 students (73% of enrolled) have submitted SAT scores and its average score is 1,515 and 707 students (43% of enrolled) have submitted ACT scores and its average score is 101.

5.40% Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Harvard University is 5.40457% last year. Based on comparison of acceptance rate between similar schools and all colleges, Harvard University is evaluated as extremely difficult to get in.

Last year, 39,041 students applied to, and 2,110 got chances for admitting to the school. Below table illustrates and compare acceptance rate and admission stats between similar colleges.

78.82% Admission Yield Rate

The admission yield rate at Harvard University is 78.82% last year. Based on comparison of admission yield rate, Harvard University is evaluated as highly eager to enroll.

Last year, 2,110 students admitted to, and 1,663 students enrolled into the school. Below table illustrates and compare admission yield rate and admission stats between similar colleges.

39,041 applied, 2,110 admitted, 1,663 enrolled

Last year, 39,041 students applied to Harvard University and 2,110 got chances for admitting to the school. Among them, 1,663 were enrolled.Next chart shows admission statistics in detail level for Harvard University.

Submitted Admission Test Scores

1,430 - 1,600 SAT Score Average

At Harvard University, 1,220 students submitted SAT scores (73% of enrolled students). The average SAT score is about 1,515 and it is well above than average for Massachusetts Private (not-for-profit) 4 years (or high) schools and all U.S. colleges.

What is SAT?
What is SAT
Previously known as the Scholastic Aptitude Test, this is an examination administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) and used to predict the facility with which an individual will progress in learning college-level academic subjects.

96 - 105 ACT Score Average

At Harvard University, 707 students submitted ACT score (43% of enrolled students). The average ACT score is about 101 and it is well above than average for Massachusetts Private (not-for-profit) 4 years (or high) schools and all U.S. colleges.

What is ACT?
What is ACT
ACT, previously known as the American College Testing program, measures educational development and readiness to pursue college-level coursework in English, mathematics, natural science, and social studies. Student performance does not reflect innate ability and is influenced by a student's educational preparedness.

Admission Requirements

Secondary school GPARecommended 1,772 colleges require or recommend
Secondary school rankRecommended 1,094 colleges require or recommend
Secondary school recordRequired 1,962 colleges require or recommend
Completion of college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended 1,469 colleges require or recommend
RecommendationsRequired 1,261 colleges require or recommend
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended 501 colleges require or recommend
Admission test scoresRequired 1,557 colleges require or recommend
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended 1,620 colleges require or recommend
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended 328 colleges require or recommend

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