What is a Harvard degree worth? College Factual's value analysis compares Harvard with other schools of similar quality to see if it's priced fairly.
Harvard University is ranked #2,152 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.
Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Harvard University is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)
|School||Total Price||Value Grade|
*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.
The average Harvard student's degree will cost an estimated $224,652. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $54,133 and a typical 4.15 years to graduate.
|Average Yearly Cost||$54,133|
|Average Years to Graduate||4.15|
|Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree||$224,652|
Consider the average Harvard student takes 4.15 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your Harvard degree may cost less than average.
The net price YOU pay may be very different than the typical net price.
Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at Harvard.
|Nationwide Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$314,807||#0||F|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$109,913||#50||A+|
|In-State Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$314,807||#
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$109,913||#
Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Massachusetts.
About 72% of Harvard students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Harvard financial aid you may qualify for.
College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.
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College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.