Class Profiles

Harvard Kennedy School attracts a diverse group of candidates.  Below is a snapshot of our degree programs based on a five-year average.

Program MC/MPA***
Entering Class

225

73

71

199

Average Age

26

28

30

39

Average Years Worked

3

4

5

13

Gender

53% M 47% F

54% M 46% F

65% M 35% F

65% M
35% F

International Students*

25%

70%

54%

52%

U.S. Students of Color**

40%

42%

39%

30%

* Defined as non-resident aliens
** Represents the percentage of U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are students of color
*** Includes students in the MC/MPA Mason Program, also referred to as the Mason Program

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