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The master's programs at the Harvard Graduate School of Education attract extraordinary students from every imaginable background: classroom teachers, district leaders, nonprofit workers, public policy researchers, social entrepreneurs, and software engineers. Our doctoral programs draw emerging leaders in research, policy, and practice committed to improving educational opportunities in America and around the world. Our diversity is our greatest strength. We are a community of talented, compassionate, and ambitious individuals united by a shared purpose: making a difference in the lives of learners of all ages.
Learn about the career outcomes of recent HGSE graduates.
Individual class profiles vary significantly by program, but here is the big picture for the class that entered in 2022-2023:
Gender Identity: Woman: 71% | Man: 23% | Transgender, Genderqueer/Gender Non-Conforming, or Another Identity: 2%
Geographical Distribution: 42 states, D.C., and 63 countries of citizenship
International Students: 36%
Students of Color: 33%
First Generation College Students: 32%
Years of Work
Note: All class profile numbers are accurate as of September 9, 2022.
General Record Test (GRE) Scores for Admitted Students* *the GRE is optional for master's applicants