Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
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Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences: 58 facts and highlights

1. academic staff

Number of academic staff. Data is obtained from national agencies such as National Ministry of Education, National Bureau of Statistics, National Association of Universities and Colleges, National Rector's Conference.
2107(Harvard University)
Division of Engineering and Applied Science: 300

2. graduate students

A high number of Masters and PhD students can indicate that the university has a research focus. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
14500(Harvard University)
College of Technology and Innovation: 2148

3. position on Times Higher Education ranking

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings is an annual ranking published by the British magazine “Times Higher Education”. Information is supplied by Thomson Reuters and provides performance based data. Main ranking indicators are based on the universities' core missions- teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.
4(Harvard University)
Division of Engineering and Applied Science: 1

4. highly cited researchers

The number of highly cited researchers in 21 subject categories. These individuals are the most cited within each category. Thomson Reuters, which did the data crunching for THE, combed through 6 million journal articles published over a five-year period, and then calculated how many times those articles were cited by other scholars. Source: Thomson Reuters, 2017.
83(Harvard University)
MIT School of Engineering: 81

5. grants per year per student

The average amount of funding that is available for a student per academic year (grants, scholarships and/or financial aid given to eligible students). Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
40000$(Harvard University)
Division of Engineering and Applied Science: 38756$

6. Forbes rank

According to the Forbes' annual list of America’s 650 Top Colleges. The rankings focus on the things that matter the most to students: quality of teaching, great career prospects, high graduation rates and low-levels of debt. Source: Forbes, 2017.
8(Harvard University)
Yale Faculty of Engineering: 4

7. Nobel laureats staff

Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2017.
66(Harvard University)
MIT School of Engineering: 51

8. Nobel laureats alumni

The total number of the alumni of an institution winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals. Alumni are defined as those who obtain bachelor, Master's or doctoral degrees from the institution. Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2017.
67(Harvard University)
MIT School of Engineering: 27

9. average admission SAT score

The SAT is a standardized test for college admissions in the United States. SAT scores indicate how hard it is to get in to a university and can also indicate the level of educational requirements. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
1500(Harvard University)
Boston College of Engineering: 2016

10. average composite ACT score

The ACT (American College Testing) is a standardized test for high school achievement and college admissions in the United States. The ACT score indicates how hard it is to get into a univeristy and can also indicate the level of educational requirements. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
33.5(Harvard University)
Division of Engineering and Applied Science: 34

11. ARWU rank

The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) uses six objective indicators to rank world universities, including the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals, number of highly cited researchers selected by Thomson Scientific, number of articles published in journals of Nature and Science, number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index - Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index, and per capita performance with respect to the size of an institution. Source: ARWU, 2017.
1(Harvard University)
MIT School of Engineering: 4

12. cost of room and board

The approximate cost of room and board per academic year. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
13630$(Harvard University)
Brown School of Engineering: 12208$

13. average SAT score in math

The SAT is a standardized test for college admissions in the United States. SAT scores indicate how hard it is to get in to a university and can also indicate the level of educational requirements. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
750(Harvard University)
Division of Engineering and Applied Science: 780

14. admission rate

An admission rate shows the percentage of applicants that was accepted by university. Low acceptance rate makes it difficult to get a place, but also can indicate the prestige and high education level. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
6%(Harvard University)
Pratt School of Engineering: 14%

15. patent applications

A patent application is a request pending at a patent office for the grant of a patent for the invention described and claimed by that application. Number of applications shows how creative and inventive are students. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
4
MIT School of Engineering: 2240

16. number of applicants

A high number of applicants can indicate that a university is in high demand and has a good overall image and reputation.
34216(Harvard University)
Cornell College of Engineering: 9374

17. average financial aid

A general amount of financial aid for students in millions of dollars. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
182$ million(Harvard University)
Cornell College of Engineering: 245$ million

18. Is a member of the Ivy League

The Ivy League is an athletic conference composed of sports teams from eight private institutions of higher education in the Northeastern United States. The conference name is also commonly used to refer to those eight schools as a group. The term Ivy League also has connotations of academic excellence, selectivity in admissions, and social elitism. Source: university's official website, 2017.
Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences(Harvard University)
36% have it

19. crime rate campus

Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
1.55%(Harvard University)
Carnegie Institute of Technology: 0.024%

20. position in QS ranking regarding employer reputation

The results are based on the responses to a survey distributed worldwide among employers from a number of different sources. Source: Top Universities QS Ranking, 2017.
11
MIT School of Engineering: 1

21. position in QS ranking regarding academic reputation

The Academic Reputation Index is the centrepiece of the QS World University Rankings® carrying a weighting of 40%. The results are based on the responses to a survey distributed worldwide academics from a number of different sources. Source: Top Universities QS Ranking, 2017.
11
MIT School of Engineering: 1

22. alumni network

An alumni association is an association of graduates or, more broadly, of former students (alumni). In the United Kingdom and the United States, alumni of universities, colleges, schools (especially independent schools), fraternities, and sororities often form groups with alumni from the same organization. Source: university's official website, 2017.
323000(Harvard University)
Cornell College of Engineering: 46600

23. tuition fees per year for international students

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to a fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
39966$(Harvard University)
College of Technology and Innovation: 22977$

24. year established

The university's long history can indicate excellent traditions and more resources. Source: university's official website, 2017.
1636(Harvard University)
Brown School of Engineering: 1847

25. Has a museum

Source: university's official website, 2017.
Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences(Harvard University)
73% have it

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