John F. Kennedy School of Government Harvard University

John F. Kennedy School of Government Harvard University

Cambridge, MA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
44%
56%
student ratio
921
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
31%
acceptance rate
5 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Political Science Doctor of Medicine/Master of Public Policy (MD/MPP)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Public Policy (JD/MPP)
      Master of Business Administration/Master of Public Policy (MBA/MPP)
      Master of Public Administration (MPA)
      Master of Public Administration and International Development (MPAID)
      Master of Public Policy (MPP)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 513
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

31% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 2,969
    • Accepted 931
    • Acceptance Rate 31
    • Enrolled 566
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $100
    • Application Fee - International $100
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGMAT or GRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, TWE required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitCSS Profile and FAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 26
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students921
    • Female Percentage44%
    • Male Percentage56%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students921
    • Part-time Percentage3%
    • Full-time Percentage97%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian52%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian13%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races10%
    • Unknown9%

Location & Contact

John F. Kennedy School of Government

Harvard University

Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Dr. David Ellwood

Dean

Phone: 617-495-1122

Phone: 617-495-1155
Fax: 617-496-1165
Email: hks_admissions@harvard.edu


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