Prospective Graduates

"Given the stunning intellectual strength and breadth of Harvard, our engineers and applied scientists are smack dab in the middle of one of the most amazing places in the academic universe."

- Cherry A. Murray, John A. and Elizabeth S. Armstrong Professor of Engineering and Applied Sciences; Professor of Physics

We provide the raw materials to foster future leaders who connect ideas in unexpected ways, integrate technical innovations into everyday life, and apply knowledge and discoveries to improve society and further our understanding of the world.

We are looking for students who will make their vision real and who will challenge those around them.

Learn About Our Programs

> Why study engineering and applied sciences at Harvard?

The intellectual breadth and resources of SEAS and Harvard to allow you to discover your own path; a dynamic campus within a dynamic city offers work, and play, and more; earning a Harvard degree opens doors.

> What can I study?

In keeping with the interdisciplinary nature of modern research, we do not have traditional academic departments and do not award degrees by specific research area.

> What do SEAS graduates go on to do?

What do SEAS graduate students go on to do after Harvard? Find inspiration from profiles of recent graduates who have pursued a diverse range of career paths.

Find Out More

SEAS hosts Graduate Admissions Information Sessions every Fall. 

Join us in an online information session which will be held on Monday November 2 at 2pm Eastern Time. Admissions staff will present information about our programs and application process. Participants will be able to submit questions which will be answered at the end of the session. Join us here.

In person Information Sessions are held weekly and on a walk-in basis; there is no need to register.   A member of our graduate admissions team will be on hand to answer questions about our graduate programs and the application process.   These sessions will cover the Ph.D., S.M., and M.E. degrees offered by SEAS.    Students interested in the Masters in Design Engineering (MDE) Program should contact the Graduate School of Design.

(In the unlikley event that dates or times change, please check this page for updates before making plans to attend.) 

**Most sessions held in Pierce Hall, Room 114 unless otherwise noted.  More information about getting to SEAS is here.

Wednesday September 16th 10:00-11:00am
Monday September 21st 11:00-12:00pm
Monday September 28th 1:00-2:00pm
Thursday October 1st 1:00-2:00pm  (this session held in Maxwell Dworkin Room 123)
Monday October 5th 11:00-12:00pm
Wednesday October 14th 10:00-11:00am
Monday October 19th 1:00-2:00pm
Monday October 26th 10:00-11:00am  (this session held in Maxwell Dworkin Room 119)
Monday November 2nd 11:00-12:00pm
Monday November 9th 11:00-12:00pm
Thursday November 19th 11:00-12:00
Monday November 23rd 11:00-12:00pm
Monday November 30th 10:00-11:00am
Wednesday December 2nd 11:00-12:00
Monday December 7th 1:00-2:00
Wednesday December 9th 11:00-12:00

Virtual Information Session

For those who may not be able to visit in person, you can watch our presentation here:

Programs and Research

Student Resources

 Facts and Stats