Easily Get Into Harvard—And Pay 70% Less For It?!?

10 Surprising Facts About Harvard that All Parents Need to Know

This article on the “back door” into Harvard was previously published on this site on July 6th, 2015. It was updated and reposted here on July 30th, 2018.

Would you like your child to have a Harvard education, but without the nerve-wracking admissions pressure or astronomical tuition cost?


If this sounds good to you, you might seriously consider the Bachelor of Liberal Arts (ALB) degree at the Harvard Extension School (HES), where the cost of attendance is only $22,500 per year including tuition, housing, food, books, supplies, personal expenses, and transportation (with financial aid available to those who apply and qualify).

This is a 70% savings off of the regular yearly cost of Harvard attendance, which is among the highest in the country at upwards of $68,000 per year.

1. “Are you kidding? Is this real? How would this differ from being a regular Harvard student?”

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