Amy Morgenstern, Founder and proprietor of Blue Stars Admissions Consulting, writer, editor, and artist
The good news is that Harvard is a need-blind university; it accepts students regardless of ability to pay and meets the financial needs of all students. Harvard does not grant merit scholarships. You might find yourself paying $0 to go to Harvard, however, if your family income amounts to less than $65,000. Indeed, Harvard boasts of being as affordable as state schools. If you’d like to get a sense of how much your family would be expected to pay for Harvard, check out the university’s Net Price Calculator. The bad news? Trickier than getting financial aid is getting in.