We are delighted that you are interested in pursuing studies at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University.

Each year, we seek to admit an outstanding group of applicants to join this remarkable, collegial community of students, faculty, and staff deeply committed to expanding the boundaries of human knowledge and understanding. Our students access hundreds of courses and scores of laboratories, libraries, institutes, and centers as they build connections with outstanding and creative peers from all over the world, who are focused on the most compelling challenges of their chosen fields of study. 

We hope that you will consider joining us in the remarkable intellectual and social experience that constitutes the pursuit of a Harvard graduate degree.

We're delighted that you are interested in pursuing an advanced degree at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS). Harvard has a long-standing tradition of convening the world's brightest and most dedicated scholars. Today, we carry on that tradition by actively seeking applicants from...Read more
The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences offers the master of arts (AM), master of science (SM), master of engineering (ME), and the doctor of philosophy (PhD) in 58 divisions, departments, and committees, including 17 interfaculty programs.Read more
The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences offers a comprehensive program of financial support, including grants and fellowships from internal and external sources, traineeships, teaching fellowships, research assistantships, other academic employment opportunities, and several types of loans...Read more
In addition to attending the events listed below, ODMA also: Conducted information sessions on other campuses; Hosted McNair Scholars and other groups for on-campus information sessions; Helped several departments plan recruitment events for admitted students.Read more
Teaching fellows (TFs) teach part-time under the supervision of course heads (who hold formal teaching appointments) as an integral part of their training for the PhD or, in exceptional cases, for a master’s degree. The teaching fellowship is not a formal teaching appointment: only those...Read more
Located in the North Yard, the GSAS residence halls are Harvard’s most convenient and affordable graduate housing option. The halls are a brief walk to libraries, laboratories, and classrooms on the Cambridge campus and to Harvard Square.Read more
Harvard Univeristy Housing can connect students with apartments near campus that participate in the Graduate Commons Program. Students may also consider the off-campus housing market.Read more
The Summer Research Opportunities at Harvard (SROH) program connects undergraduates interested in a PhD with first-class researchers working in fields in the life and physical sciences, humanities, and social sciences. This program is offered through GSAS and the Leadership Alliance . During this...Read more
Each year, we welcome to our diverse academic community a select group of non-degree scholars from around the globe as special students and visiting fellows.Read more