Apply to our PhD Program

Application information and instructions are available at www.gsas.harvard.edu. The application fee remains at $105.

To apply, go to: http://www.gsas.harvard.edu/apply.    

Applicants with admissions questions should call 617-496-6100 from 2-5pm EST or email admiss@fas.harvard.edu. When sending an email to admiss@fas.harvard.edu, please include "Admissions question" in the subject line if you require a response to your question.

Applicants with financial aid questions should call 617-495-5396 or email gsasfinaid@fas.harvard.edu.  

Please note:

  • All applicants are required to upload all supporting documents (transcripts, writing samples etc.) to their application.
  • Official hard copy transcripts will be requested when the applicant is admitted and accepts the offer of admission.
  • The letter of recommendation form is available for completion by the recommender but is no longer required.  Letters of Recommendation must be submitted online.  
  • Applicants who submitted an application the previous fall and did not register will be required to complete a new application, submit three updated letters of recommendation and upload all supporting documents (transcripts, writing samples etc.) and submit a new application fee. The prior year application will not be included with the new application.