Harvard University Graduate Program Reviews

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97%
of students recommend
(4.28 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 241 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE and CAATS
  • Programmatic Accreditation: AACSB, + 6 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Midsize
  • Student Population: 29,652 (10,255 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 7 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 31% part-time, 69% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $42,874
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

3.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2015

Medical school is...medical school. Difficult, as expected, but totally worth it if you're in it for the right reasons.
3.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Public Policy
Graduation Year: 2014

It's a dynamic and rewarding program overall. But the lack of funding opportunities and the great cost of living expenses are worth considering too.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2015

Excellent school and amazing fellow classmates!
4.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2015

Pro: Building relationships and networks Con: Need to teach yourself the fundamentals
4.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2013

I wish there were more collaborations with the other graduate programs here. We are at the opposite end of campus away from most other graduate schools. However, since our program is in the city, we do have more social opportunities and with other professionals.
3.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Public Administration
Graduation Year: 2014

The MPA will enhance my work experience and educational qualifications of MD and MPH with a better understanding of public policy, leadership and governance issues. It will help me work towards poverty alleviation through better global health.
3.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2014

I am currently a first year graduate student at Temple University. I just found out that I have been admitted to master of education program in human development and psychology at Harvard for full-time study for the 2013-2014 academic year. There are many pros for transferring to Harvard, most importantly, the incomparable quality of education. The only major con about Harvard is the high cost of tuition. I plan to transfer to Harvard in fall if I can find the funding to make it possible.
4.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2014

There are tremendous availability of learning sources and assistance in the learning process. classes are challenging and interesting. Professors and TFs are always available for help. The workload is huge and sometimes is a bit stressful.
3.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biomedical Engineering
Graduation Year: 2014

The pros is a high quality education and wonderful networking opportunities. Living in Boston is great lots of museums and historical sites to see. The cons are how expensive Boston is to live.
3.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2014

The rigorous education and the dynamic professors that are at my university stand as the greatest benefits of my program. Knowing I have the support of staff and faculty, who will go to great lengths to assist me in solidifying my future career, is an unparalleled experience. Minus the inadequate transportation of the city of Boston and the egregious cost of graduate school, I can say with certainty that I chose the right program for me.
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