966
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Harvard University / Harvard Graduate School of Education is located in Cambridge, MA, in an urban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Education (Ed M)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Education Leadership (Ed L D)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 635
Doctoral Degrees 66

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or GMAT (for Ed.L.D. only)
Thesis Required for some
Capstone project or thesis (for Ed.L.D.)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,723
Applied
969
Accepted
717
Enrolled
36%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation, resume, official transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test or GMAT (for Ed.L.D. only)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation, resume, official transcripts, 2 short essay questions (for Ed.L.D. only)
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 613
TOEFL IBT score: 104
TWE: Required IELTS Paper score: 5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

966
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
92%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.76%
Black or African American 9.11%
White or Caucasian 51%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 9.73%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.1%
Two or more races 3.73%
Unknown 2.07%

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (71%)

Faculty

160
Total faculty
Full-time (68)
Part-time (92)
Male (73)
Female (87)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Learning and development, educational leadership and organizations, education policy analysis
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
32,623,943

Location & Contact

Address Cambridge, MA  02138
United States
Contact Mr. James E. Ryan
Dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education
Phone: 617-495-3401