Average Financial Aid Package for Freshman Scholarship Holders 2012-2013
|Parents’ Contribution||$12,100 (20%)|
|Student Assets & Summer Work||$1,300 (2%)|
|Harvard, Federal & Outside Scholarships||$44,250 (74%)|
|Job Offer||$2,150 (4%)|
- In the past decade harvard has increased financial aid for low and middle income families by over 180%, and in 2011-12 will award $166M in need-based grant assistance.
- No contribution is expected from parents with incomes under $65,000.
- Beginning with the class of 2016, those parents with annual incomes between $65,000 and $150,000 are asked to contribute from zero to ten percent of their income.
- Families with incomes greater than $150,000 may qualify for aid as well.
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