Harvard Hikes Costs — Exceeds $50,000

March 20, 2010

The annual cost for attending Harvard College will exceed $50,000 next year as a result of a 3.8% increase in tuition, room, and board.

Accompanying the  $50,724 price tag will be  a 9% percent increase in financial aid, keeping the average cost constant (~$11,500) for families receiving financial aid.  More than 60%of Harvard undergraduates receive student aid.

Harvard’s cost hike is in percentage terms is less than the Ivy League average for the 2010-2011 academic year, which is about  4.2 percent.


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Lynn Radlauer Lubell is the Publisher of InLikeMe.com, an internationally renowned website for college-bound students, parents and guidance counselors, and the Founder of Admission by Design, an educational consultancy.

A graduate of MIT and Harvard Business School, Lynn is a professional member of IECA and a member of HECA.  She has broad expertise in college admission strategy and planning.

Lynn served on the MIT Educational Council for ten years interviewing hundreds of undergraduate applicants.

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