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Harvard University Courses & Fees 2024

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Courses1st Year Tuition FeesDuration & Eligibility
MBA/PGDM(6 courses)
INR 18 L - 63 L
Duration9 months-2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 7 - 7.5, TOEFL: 100 & Above, Duolingo: 125 & Above
MS(16 courses)
INR 18 L - 72 L
Duration1 year-3 years
Exam AcceptedTOEFL: 80 - 103, IELTS: 6.5 - 7.5, Duolingo: 125 & Above
B.A.(30 courses)
INR 2 L - 49 L
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Q:   Which are the best courses at Harvard?

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As per U.S. News & World Report, Harvard University popular majors are Social Sciences; Computer and Information Sciences; Physical Sciences; Engineering; Psychology; Mathematics, etc. Some of the most popular majors for 2022 graduates are:

  • Social Sciences: 26%
  • Mathematics: 12%
  • Computer and Information Sciences: 11%
  • History: 9%
 

Q:   How can I apply to Harvard University for MBA?

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International students who wish to study at Harvard, must meet the Harvard University admission requirements for MBA course are given below: 

 

Q:   What is the GMAT score required for Harvard?

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To apply for Harvard graduate admission, applicanta can submit thier GMAT score along with thier admision application. There is no minimum GMAT score to apply for Harvard admission. But, the MBA class of 2024 has a median GMAT score of total of 740. Check the complete deatil about the Harvard MBA class 2025 GMAT score:

ParticularScore Range
Verbal Range25-51
Quantitative Range31-51
Total Range500-790
Median Verbal42
Median Quantitative49
Median Total740
 

Q:   How do I get into Harvard for CSE Masters?

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Check the Harvard University University admission requirements for Harvard University MS in CSE: 

  • A bachelor’s degree in the relevant field
  • Completed application form
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Academic Transcripts
  • CV or Resume
  • TOEFL / IELTS score report
 

Q:   What is the average tuition a student pays to study at Harvard?

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The Harvard University tuition fees ranges from INR 16 L to INR 71 L for first-year study. The tuition fees vary as per the program. Applicants can check the table below for the cost of attendance for Harvard College for academic year 2024-25:

Harvard College Tuition RatesAcademic Year 2024-25
TuitionUSD 56,550 or INR 47.32 L
Health ServicesUSD 1,592 or INR 1.33 L
Housing RateUSD 12,922 or INR 10.81 L
Student ServicesUSD 3,534 or INR 2.95 L
Food Rate USD 8,268 or INR 6.91 L
Total USD 82,866 or INR 69.34 L

(USD 1 = INR 83.68)

 
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Q:   How much does it cost for 4 years at Harvard?

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To get an idea about the 4 years tuition fees that students will be required to pay at Harvard University for a UG course is given below. However, note that the amount given below is as per the data given for 2023-24.

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2023-24 Cost of Attendance

Tuition

USD 54,269 (Around INR 45 lakh)

Fees

USD 4,807 (Around INR 4 lakh)

Housing

USD 12,424 (Around INR 10 lakh)

Food

USD 7,950 (Around INR 6 lakh)

Personal expenses

USD 2,500 (Around INR 2 lakh)

Books

USD 1,000 (Around INR 82k)

Transportation costs

USD 0 – USD 4,500 (Around INR 4 lakh)

Additionally, health insurance is required at a cost of USD 4,120 (for 2023-24) unless the students are covered under the family’s health plan.

 

Q:   Is Harvard University expensive for Indians?

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Getting into Harvard University can be challenging but the university provides financial aid to international students. So, the total estimated cost of attendance at Harvard College shall be lower as Harvard provides financial aid or scholarships. Check Harvard University fees for indian students from the table given below: 

Expenses2023-24 Cost of Attendance
TuitionUSD 54,269
FeesUSD 4,807
HousingUSD 12,424
FoodUSD 7,950

Other Expenses

ExpensesAmount in USD 
Estimated personal expensesUSD 2,500
Estimated booksUSD 1,000
Estimated transport costsUSD 0 - USD 4,500

Additionally, health insurance is required at a cost of USD 4,120 (for 2023-24) unless students are covered in their family’s health plan

Read: Cost of Living in USA for International Students 

 

Q:   How do you get a 100% scholarship to Harvard?

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International students at Harvard University can receive exactly the same financial aid as American students. Harvard University bases aid awards on need, not on merit. This means that financial aid supports the students who are going to benefit from it the most. Moreover, the university meets 100% of the student’s demonstrated financial needs. Some of other scholarships offered by the university to international students are given below:

  • Boustany MBA Harvard Scholarship
  • Horace W. Goldsmith Fellowship
  • The Robert S. Kaplan (MBA 1983) Life Sciences Fellowship
  • Aga Khan Scholarship

Check more about the Top Harvard University Scholarships for Indian students and how to get them from here.

 

Q:   What is the fees for LLM at Harvard?

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A year in Harvard Law School LLM course is expensive. In INR, The tuition fee for the 2023-24 academic year is USD 73,600. Apart from the tuition fees, other fees that are included are health insurance and health services fees and activities fees. Besides the tuition & fees, students are required to pay the living expenses too and the estimated budget is given below:

Particulars

Expenses

Rent and utilities

USD 17,100

Food

USD 5,850

Personal expenses

USD 5,647

Books & supplies

USD 1,650

Travel

USD 1,725

Also Read: Cost of Living in USA for International Students 

 

Q:   Which is the least expensive course at Harvard University?

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International students can pursue some Harvard University courses under INR 20 L for first-year. However the Harvard University fees for Indian students ranges from INR 16 L to INR 71 L for first-year. We have mentioned below the list of least expensive course at Harvard:

ProgramsFirst-Year Tuition Fees
Master of Liberal Arts in BiotechnologyINR 17.62 L
Master of Liberal Arts programme in Digital Media DesignINR 17.62 L
Master of Liberal Arts programme in ReligionINR 16.48 L
Others of Liberal Arts programme in EnglishINR 16.48 L
Ph.D.INR 16 L
Others PGINR 16 L

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