Our Mission

To identify and attract the most promising students to form a dynamic and diverse community, and to shape them into visionary scholars, innovative educators, and creative leaders

Our Vision

To provide global leadership and innovation in graduate education


Each year, 100 GSAS students live in Harvard’s houses and freshman dorms as resident tutors and proctors.

A student discussion in class

All admitted PhD candidates are guaranteed full financial support for five years, which comes from a range of grants and fellowships.