Harvard University Grants Over 9,000 Degrees in 2022/23

United States North America Higher Education News Statistics by Erudera News Jun 02, 2023

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Harvard University awarded a total of 9,265 degrees in various programs during the 2022/23 academic year, the school has announced.

Among Harvard's schools and departments, Harvard College has granted 1,731 degrees, of which 1,686 are Bachelor of Arts and 45 are Bachelor of Science. These data show the number of degrees awarded for the period between November 2022 and March and May 2023, Erudera.com reports.

According to the announcement published on Harvard’s news website, degrees from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences were granted by Harvard College, the Kenneth C. Griffin Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and the Graduate School of Design.

The second highest number of degrees were issued by Harvard Extension School, a total of 1,471, including:

  • 1 Associate in Arts in Extension Studies
  • 167 Bachelor of Liberal Arts in Extension Studies
  • 1,303 Masters of Liberal Arts in Extension Studies

A total of 1,245 were granted at Harvard Kenneth C. Griffin Graduate School of Arts and Sciences as well, including 317 Master of Arts, 211 Master of Science, 15 Master of Engineering, and 702 Doctor of Philosophy.

Other schools within Harvard have awarded the following number of degrees in different programs during the 2022/23 academic year:

  • Harvard Business School - 991 degrees
  • Harvard Law School - 753 degrees
  • Harvard Kennedy School - 676 degrees
  • Harvard Graduate School of Education - 668 degrees
  • Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences - 666 degrees
  • Harvard School of Dental Medicine - 617 degrees
  • Harvard Graduate School of Design - 471 degrees
  • Harvard Medical School - 446 degrees
  • Harvard Divinity School - 149 degrees
  • Harvard School of Dental Medicine - 61 degrees

Degrees Granted by Harvard University During Academic Years

In the 2021/22 academic year, among the 8,870 degrees issued from all schools, a total of 1,505 degrees were awarded from Harvard College. This number included 1,458 Bachelor of Arts degrees and 47 Bachelor of Science.

Harvard University belongs to the group of Ivy League schools and is known for having a rigorous selection process, having the lowest acceptance rate. For the Class of 2027, Harvard College’s acceptance rate was 3.41 percent, the second lowest rate in the college’s nearly 400-year history, a drop from 4.9 percent admitted for the Class of 2024.

Harvard University is one of the oldest universities in the US and among the most prestigious worldwide. It was established in 1636 and today has 35,276 students. This year, the university has named its first black President, Claudine Gay, a social scientist, who will take office on July 1 this year and will become the 30th president of the university.

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