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Monday 7.4.2022

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Harvard University

Harvard University
Massachusetts Hall
Cambridge, MA 02138

Official telephone: (617) 495-1000
Website: www.harvard.edu
Screen last updated on: December 2021

The financial aid information below is valid for the 2021 academic year.

EXPENSES
Undergraduate tuition: $47,730; $47,730 out-of-state
Book fees: $1,000
Combined room and board expenses: $17,682

APPLYING FOR AID

Required form Priority date Rolling? Closing date
FAFSAFebruary 1noN/A
CSS/Financial Aid PROFILEN/AnoN/A
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's StatementN/AnoN/A
Tax forms/documentation of income, business/trust/farm documents if applicableN/AnoN/A

Date award notification begins: April 1
Applied for financial aid:
68% of first-year students
60% of full-time undergraduates
Determined to have financial need:
85% of first-year students
92% of full-time undergraduates
Students determined to have financial need who received any financial aid:
100% of first-year students
100% of full-time undergraduates
Students receiving financial aid who received need-based self-help aid:
70% of first-year students
84% of full-time undergraduates
Students receiving financial aid who received any non-need-based gift aid:
0% of first-year students
0% of full-time undergraduates
Students receiving financial aid whose need was fully met (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
100% of first-year students
100% of full-time undergraduates
Average percent of need that was met of students who received any need-based aid (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
100% for first-year students
100% for full-time undergraduates
Average financial aid package (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
$62,338 for first-year students
$60,230 for full-time undergraduates
Average need-based gift award:
$60,745 for first-year students
$57,955 for full-time undergraduates
Average need-based self-help award (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
$2,141 for first-year students
$2,655 for full-time undergraduates
Average need-based loan (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
$3,595 for first-year students
$4,234 for full-time undergraduates
Students who had no financial aid need and who received non-need-based aid (excluding athletic awards and tuition benefits):
0% of first-year students
0% of full-time undergraduates
Average award to students who had no financial aid need and who received non-need-based aid (excluding athletic awards and tuition benefits):
$6,000 for first-year students
$13,962 for full-time undergraduates
School participates in Federal Work-Study Program: yes

TYPES OF AID AVAILABLE
Types of loans available:
  • Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
  • Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
  • Direct PLUS Loans
  • FFEL PLUS Loans
  • Federal Perkins Loans
Need-based scholarships/grants available:
  • need-based (general)
  • Federal Pell Grants
  • SEOG
  • state scholarships/grants
  • college/university scholarships/grants (institutional funds)
  • private scholarships/grants
Non-need-based scholarships/grants available:
  • non-need-based (general)
  • state scholarships/grants

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