Harvard Medical School
Founded in 1782, Harvard Medical School is a Private (not-for-profit) school located in Boston, MA. It is the medical school at Harvard University. Harvard Medical School is ranked 12nd in Best Medical Schools, 8th in Highest MCAT Scores, and 3rd in Oldest Medical Schools. The following statements briefly introduce Harvard Medical School along with key academic facts.
- The average MCAT Score of enrolled students at Harvard Medical School is 519 - the average MCAT score of U.S. medical schools is 511.
- The average GPA of enrolled students at Harvard Medical School is 3.9 - the average GPA score of U.S. medical schools is 3.75.
- The 2023 medical school tuition at Harvard Medical School is $69,511 - the average medical school tuition is $61,378.
- The acceptance rate* at Harvard Medical School is 1.78% - the average acceptance rate of U.S. medical school is 6.30%.
- Total 844 medical school students have enrolled to Harvard Medical School for academic year 2021-2022.
*The acceptance rate: percentage of applicants who are enrolled finally.
2023 Harvard Medical School Tuition & Fees
The 2023 tuition at Harvard Medical School is $69,511. The 2023 tuition & fees is increased by 2.04% compared to the previous year rate (2022). Harvard Medical School's tuition is 10.51% higher than average tuition of U.S. medical schools and 0.1% lower than average tuition of Massachusetts medical schools.
The medical school tuition differs and more expensive than the regular undergraduate and graduate programs. The average undergraduate program tuition & fees at Harvard University is $57,261. The average graduate schools tuition & fees other than medical school is $53,760.
The average living costs including room & board and transportation costs is $19,265 and the personal miscellaneous expenses is $4,906.
|Harvard Medical School Tuition & Fees||$69,511|
|U.S. Private Medical School Average||$62,900|
|Massachusetts Private Medical School Average||$69,585|
|Books & Supplies||$3,247|
4-Yeras MD Program Total Costs
The tuition for MD program varies by medical years depending on mandatory fees and required course works. The estimated COA (cost of attendance) for the standard four(4) years MD program at Harvard Medical School is $401,318 based on the current tuition rate. The COA includes the costs for tuition & fees, room & board, transportation, books & supplies, and other personal miscellaneous expenses. The next table summarizes medical school costs for four(4) years by year and cost item.
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3||Year 4||4 Years Estimation|
|Tuition & Fees||$69,511||$68,986||$68,986||$68,986||$276,469|
|Room & Board / transportation||$19,265||$26,455||$25,855||$25,190||$96,765|
|Books & Supplies||$3,247||$1,903||$1,227||$1,191||$7,568|
MCAT & GPA Scores
The average MCAT score of enrolled students at Harvard Medical School is 519. Compared to the average MCAT of all medical schools, the MCAT score of Harvard Medical School is around average of U.S. medical schools (the average score is 512).
The average GPA is 3.9 and it is relatively higher (competitive score) compared to other medical schools (the average GPA is 3.73).
|MCAT - Harvard Medical School||519|
|U.S. Medical Schools||512|
|Massachusetts Medical Schools||516|
|GPA - Harvard Medical School||3.9|
|U.S. Medical Schools||3.73|
|Massachusetts Medical Schools||3.76|
Acceptance Rate & Yield
The 2023 acceptance rate at Harvard Medical School is 1.78% where 7,796 applicants have applied to and 164 students have accepted and finally enrolled to school. The acceptance rate at Harvard Medical School is much lower (extremely difficult to get in) compared to other medical schools in united states (the average acceptance rate is 3.52%). Note that the acceptance rate means the percentage of applicants who are accepted and enrolled (not just accepted).
|U.S. Medical Schools||3.52%||10.29%||1.04%||3.48%||3.56%|
|Massachusetts Medical Schools||1.86%||4.42%||1.33%||1.64%||2.03%|
New Students and Total Enrollment
For the academic year 2021-2022, total 164 first-time students have enrolled in Harvard Medical School.By residency, 13.4% of new students is Massachusetts residents and 86.6% of enrolled students from other States. By gender, 51.2% of enrolled students is women and 48.8% is men students.
A total of 844 students have enrolled to Harvard Medical School. By gender, there are 391 male and 453 female students at Harvard Medical School.