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Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

According to its Mission statement, Harvard University seeks "to educate the citizens and citizen-leaders for our society. We do this through our commitment to the transformative power of a liberal arts and sciences education." [Source]

Website: http://www.harvard.edu/

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9,579
Undergraduate
Enrollment
86%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$55,587
Tuition & Fees
(annually)

7:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
0.9%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

YES

Literature

NO

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

NO

Science

NO


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Curriculum last evaluated: 9/26/2022

2021-22 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.