Harvard University Graduate Program Reviews

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100%
of students recommend
(4.2 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 12 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

4.4 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2016

Immensely thoughtful. A great place for researchers and practitioners to come together and learn from one another and really consider what education for all looks like.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2017

The experience that I have had thus far at Harvard Graduate School of Education has been incredible. Highlights so far have been the availability of Professor's, the community of learners who I am surrounded by, and the message of inclusively that is being both talked about and acted upon consistently. I recommend this program to anyone considering a Master's in Education and look very forward to next semester!
3.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2015

overall a good short term program as an introduction to a new field that holds much promise. But need to be very proactive to seek out resources in this environment as it is so diverse.
4.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2010

Very rigorous program with lots of administrative and faculty support. Excellent academic community.
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2015

I am very happy with my choice. I think I am getting wonderful value for the time and money I'm putting in--faculty knowledge is incredible, structure of program is beneficial to my learning style, and the network and opportunity is extensive.
2.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2015

Very expensive, but worth it when you use Harvard's resources to gain various experiences.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2014

This program has been a wonderful learning opportunity. The quality of the faculty is very high and the university's resources are a big plus. The student body is among the best things of the program, you get to know people from different backgrounds and areas of expertise.
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2014

The professors are incredibly impressive but also very humble and approachable. The caliber of my fellow students is extremely high and it's exciting to take classes alongside them. My only cons for the program are finance-related. Boston/Cambridge is an expensive place to live and HGSE doesn't have enough financial aid to go around.
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2014

Pros: High caliber faculty and students, great career services and resources, flexible course choices (can enroll in any Harvard course or cross-register at MIT and in one school at Tufts), flexible program (only 3 required areas-can build own program) Cons: Living in Boston/Cambridge is expensive! Financial aid does not necessarily cover difference between EFC and cost of attendance, even with loans included-expect to fill gap from outside sources.
4.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2012

Professors are very brilliant and passionate about what they teach. The learning atmosphere there is one of a kind. The student-professor combination makes for great learning and discussions. The only con I can think of was that too many students wanted to participate in discussions.
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