Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts

  • low financial help rate

    For academic year 2018-2019, 4,311 undergraduate students (43% of all students) have received grants, scholarship, and/or federal student loans at Harvard University.

    Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving Aid Total Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
    Grant or scholarship aid4,311 43%$203,241,822$47,145
    Pell Grants1,084 11%$5,046,189$4,655
    Federal Students Loans186 2%$1,095,620$5,890
  • For academic year 2018-20192019, 925 first-time, full-time undergraduate students (55% of all freshmen) have received grants, scholarship, and/or federal student loans at Harvard University.

    Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving Aid Total Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
    Grant or scholarship aid925 55%$49,529,094$53,545
    Federal Grant Aid284 17%$2,148,689$7,566
    Pell Grants283 17%$1,372,162$4,849

43% Undergraduate Students Got Financial Aid

4,311 undergraduate students (43% of all students) have received grants, scholarship, and/or federal student loans at Harvard University ( compared similar schools). The average amount of grants of scholarship aid is $47,145 and the average loan amount is $5,890.

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving Aid Total Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid4,311 43%$203,241,822$47,145
Pell Grants1,084 11%$5,046,189$4,655
Federal Students Loans186 2%$1,095,620$5,890

First-time Full-time Undergraduate Students (Freshmen)

925 freshmen have received one or more types of financial aid at Harvard University ( compared similar schools). The average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid is $53,545 and the average amount of student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates is $6,430. Next table shows the financial data by type of aid at Harvard University.

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving Aid Total Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid94356%--
Grant or scholarship aid925 55%$49,529,094$53,545
Federal Grants284 17%$2,148,689$7,566
Pell Grants283 17%$1,372,162$4,849
Other Federal Grants196 12%$776,527$3,962
State/Local Grants47 3%$119,210$2,536
Institutional Grants922 55%$47,261,195$51,259
Student Loans109 6%$700,890$6,430
Federal Student Loans42 2%$207,930$4,951
Other Student Loans90 5%$492,960$5,477

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