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Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $3,131
  • Online BAH
    $916.50
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    NO
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    NO
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
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Harvard University

Harvard University is a 4-year, private university located in Cambridge, MA. Students at Harvard University can enroll in associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and certificate degree programs.

Harvard University Military & Veteran Support Programs

Harvard offers the following veteran and military support programs: 

Is Harvard University a GI Bill approved school?

Yes, Harvard University is a GI Bill approved school. However, you will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the GI Bill. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is Harvard University a Yellow Ribbon school?

Yes, Harvard is a Yellow Ribbon school.

Eligible military and veteran students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero tuition costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is 100% covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Harvard University offer Yellow Ribbon for master’s programs?

Yes, Harvard offers Yellow Ribbon funding for master’s programs.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred advanced degree program is in fact covered by the Yellow Ribbon.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are Harvard University’s tuition rates for military and veterans?

Harvard’s tuition rate for active military does exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are Harvard University’s online tuition rates for military and veterans?

Harvard’s tuition rate for active military does exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Harvard University offer online degree programs?

Yes, Harvard offers online degree programs. 

Is Harvard University approved for Tuition Assistance?

Yes, Harvard is approved for Tuition Assistance.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket.  You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by Tuition Assistance. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Harvard University offer master’s programs covered by Tuition Assistance?

Yes, Harvard has master’s degree programs covered by Tuition Assistance funding.  

Eligible active military students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Message from Harvard University

HARVARD COLLEGE is a unique academic community - a close-knit undergraduate program located within Harvard University.

With world-class faculty, a dedication to affordability, and groundbreaking research opportunities, committed scholars have all the resources they need to fulfill their academic and personal potential.

Teaching and research are intertwined at Harvard College - students contribute to research in labs and libraries and learn from faculty of the highest caliber. The breadth and depth of Harvard's resources, from library and museum collections to engagement in the arts and athletics, remain unparalleled in higher education.

At the heart of Harvard College are the Harvard Houses, where three-fourths of students live, learn, and work together with faculty, students, and graduate students. These multigenerational communities provide personal and enriching interactions that shape students both intellectually and socially, while providing a supportive and manageably-sized home inside a larger College and University.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 48,949
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 25,162
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 23,787
  • Tuition Cost-Per-Credit-Hour
    $
  • Tuition Assistance
    - $ 250
  • Military Student Cost
    $ 0
  • This GI Bill coverage is based on full benefits remaining. Any potential costs and coverage should be verified by the university before applying.

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH - Campus
    $3,131
  • BAH - Online
    $916.50
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    NO
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    YES
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    NO
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    YES
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    NO
  • Offers ROTC Program
    YES
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    NO
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    NO
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
Financial Support
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Scholarships for Military
    NO
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    NO

    Yellow Ribbon Detail

  • Degree level
    Undergraduate
  • College
  • Amount
    $3,000
  • Number
    50
  • Degree level
    Professional
  • Arts & Sciences (GSAS)
  • Amount
    $17,500
  • Number
    15
  • Degree level
    Graduate
  • Dental
  • Amount
    $5,000
  • Number
    5
  • Degree level
    Graduate
  • Education
  • Amount
    $6,000
  • Number
    10
  • Degree level
    Graduate
  • Medical
  • Amount
    $5,000
  • Number
    10
  • Degree level
    All
  • Business
  • Amount
    $12,000
  • Number
    60
  • Degree level
    All
  • Design
  • Amount
    $17,000
  • Number
    20
  • Degree level
    All
  • Divinity
  • Amount
    $5,000
  • Number
    10
  • Degree level
    All
  • Government
  • Amount
    $7,500
  • Number
    35
  • Degree level
    All
  • Institute for Advanced Theater
  • Amount
    $1,500
  • Number
    3
  • Degree level
    All
  • Law
  • Amount
    $20,000
  • Number
    50
  • Degree level
    All
  • Public Health
  • Amount
    $10,000
  • Number
    5
  • Degree level
    All
  • All
  • Amount
    $3,500
  • Number
    50
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $48,949
    In State
    $48,949
    Out of State
  • Graduate
    $41,832
    In State
    $41,832
    Out of State
  • Textbooks
    $1,000
  • GI Bill Textbook Coverage
    - $1000
  • Total Cost to Student Veteran
    $ 0
Student Population
  • Student Count
    7,447
    Undergraduate
    18,453
    Graduate
    370
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    51.5%
    Population
  • Female
    48.5%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    No Religious Affiliation
  • Ethnicity
    No Ethnic Affiliation
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    Private
  • Setting
    Urban
  • Accreditation Type
    Regional
  • Duration
    4 Year
  • Calendar
    Semesters
  • Online Undergraduate
    Yes
  • Online Graduate
    Yes
Average Scores
  • Avg. Accepted
    755
    SAT Math
    750
    SAT Evidence-Based Reading & Writing
    34
    ACT
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