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Class of 2019 Applications
College

Record-High 37,305 Apply to Class of 2019

Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid William R. Fitzsimmons ’67 speculated that a new low-income student outreach program and news of a $125 million financial aid donation may have contributed to the 8.8 percent increase in applications.

Admissions Rates 2004-2014
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Admissions Rates 2004-2014

Early Admissions Class Profile
Admissions

Early Admissions Class Profile

Acceptance Letters
College

Freshman Survey Part II: The Gilded Envelope

Part II of The Crimson's annual freshman survey dives into the high school backgrounds, financial status, and college decision-making process of the Class of 2018.

Early Admissions By the Numbers
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Early Admissions By the Numbers

Early Admissions By the Numbers
Features

As Early Admissions Rise, So Does Pressure

With more students applying and being accepted early, admissions counselors and experts say that the admissions process has been pushed earlier and earlier in recent years.

Class of 2018 Admissions By the Numbers
Admissions

Class of 2018 Admissions By the Numbers

Acceptance Letters
Admissions

Harvard Makes Admissions Offers to 5.9 Percent of Applicants to the Class of 2018

At 5 p.m., the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid will send emails to 1,031 regular applicants receiving offers.

Losing Grip
Admissions

Is Harvard Losing Its Grip?

Brown, Columbia, Dartmouth, Princeton, Yale, Cornell, and the University of Pennsylvania all saw a rise in their early application pools; Harvard was the only Ivy League school to face a decrease in the number of its early decision applications, by 3 percent.

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Students eagerly checked their emails for college admissions decisions early this December.

Admissions

Early Admits Celebrate College Acceptances

This December, students from all over the country and all over the world, celebrated not only the well deserved winter break, but also their acceptances into some of the country’s top schools.

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The Class of 2017 reflect on the day they received their acceptances to Harvard as they congratulate the new members of the Class of 2018.

Admissions Bliss
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Admissions Bliss

Members of the Class of 2017 remember the day they received their acceptances to Harvard as they welcomed the new members of the Class of 2018.

Admissions Happiness
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Admissions Happiness

Admissions Bliss
Admissions

Freshmen Reflect on Getting Accepted to Harvard

As the sun rose on last Friday, the air on Harvard’s campus was already humming with excitement as students prepared to welcome Harvard’s newest admits. Throughout the day, posts by students on the Harvard 2017 Facebook group nostalgically recalled when they themselves became prefrosh.

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard

Central Administration

In Op-Ed, Law Profs Call for University Governance Changes

Jeffrey K. McDonough Artwork
Scrutiny

Not a 9-to-5 Job

Advising Programs Office Under Construction
College

Freshman Advising: Under Construction