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Harvard College Announces Admissions, Term Bill

3.27.14


Harvard College announced today that 2,023 students have been offered admission to the class of 2018 (including the 992 previously notified that they were granted early-action admission). The College received 34,295 applications, down marginally from the 35,023 candidates last year; the admission rate accordingly rose marginally, to 5.9 percent from 5.8 percent in the prior year.

According to the College news release, applicants admitted to the class of 2018 include “record numbers of African-American and Latino students, who constitute 11.9 and 13 percent of the admitted class, respectively.”

The same announcement disclosed that the cost of tuition, room, board, and fees for those attending Harvard College during the 2014-2015 academic year will be $58,607, up 3.9 percent ($2,199) from $56,407 this year, and a slight acceleration from the 3.5 percent imposed in the prior year. Yale increased its undergraduate term bill 4 percent, to $59,800; Brown imposed a 3.8 percent increase, to $59,428. The $60,000 undergraduate year looms in the immediate future.

Read the news release here.

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