At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1861
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $43,498
  • Selectivity
  • Most Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Four-one-four plan
  • Public/Private
  • Private
  • Religious Affiliation
  • None
Location and setting

Urban

Cambridge, MA

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

January 1

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 9%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 6%
  • Application Fee
  • $75
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

100%

Top half of HS class

100%

Top quarter of HS class

97%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 700-790
  • Math
  • 760-800
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 33-35
  • English
  • 33-35
  • Math
  • 34-36
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Most Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 7%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 6%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 4,524

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$43,498

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,000

books and supplies

$14,210

room and board

$58,708

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$48,452

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,000

books and supplies

$14,210

room and board

$63,662

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $5,968
  • $30-$48K
  • $3,029
  • $48-$75K
  • $8,633
  • $75-$110K
  • $16,544
  • $110 & UP
  • $42,237
Financial aid

86%

Receiving Financial Aid

15%

Receiving Federal Grants

14%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: January 1

Student Life

Student Body

4,528

Total undergrad enrollment

6,852

Total grad students

80%

Out-of-state

9%

In-state

11%

International
Students

  • 46%

    FEMALE

  • 54

    MALE
Organizations

470

Student Organizations

26

Fraternities

6

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

55%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 26%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 6%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 15%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 35%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

3:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

1,332

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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