What is a Good GRE Score Required for Harvard?

Harvard GRE Score

Harvard! A dream college for millions of students who apply to pursue undergraduate or graduate programs every year. The first thing which strikes your mind is “What is a good GRE score for Harvard?” To get into the college you have to qualify a standard entry level exam like GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test, TOEFL, or GMAT.

Many students from across the world appear for the exam throughout the year. However every year the admissions committee of Harvard still crush the dreams of several candidates with good scores in their exam. The reason is Harvard does not follow any criteria of good or bad or average GRE Scores for admission process. The Admissions committee considers several other parameters for selecting a candidate for any specific course in their institution. And these are as follows:

  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • Transcripts
  • Any previous Research papers/ Journal

The aspirants need to solidify their profile so that the committee members do not find any loopholes to cancel their candidature. Along with the GRE test preparation you have to equally work hard for building your profile. Your profile should be highly persuasive but at the same time it should not be hyped.

Different subjects have different GRE score weightage, it is not easy to get actual scores but with the help of mentors we have articulated the following table. The main purpose of the table is to motivate you to study hard and secure more scores than average.

PROGRAM ESTIMATED VERBAL RANGE ESTIMATED QUANTITATIVE RANGE
Biological Sciences 163-167 157-161
Chemistry 163-167 161-165
Computer Science 152-158 158-164
Earth Sciences 162-169 157-161
Economics 161-166 162-168
English 165-171 152-156
History 164-168 156-158
Mathematics 162-168 164-168
Physics 165-169 165-169
Political Science 165-169 155-159
Psychology 161-165 153-157
Public Administration 160-164 152-156
Sociology 160-164 153-157

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