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HKS Facts is a quick guide to important information about Harvard Kennedy School. You can also find this same information on the downloadable HKS Facts Sheet PDF.
To train enlightened public leaders and to generate the ideas that provide the solutions to our most challenging public problems.
|all numbers:||area code 617|
|Alumni Relations and Resource Development||496-7047|
|Communications and Public Affairs||495-1115|
|Admissions, Student Financial Services, Registrar||495-1155|
|For a directory of HKS faculty and staff, visit http://www.hks.harvard.edu/about/faculty-staff-directory|
|For more information on the HKS campus visit http://www.hks.harvard.edu/about/contact|
|Public service professors/professors of practice||10|
|Lecturers and senior lecturers||42|
|Part-time adjunct faculty||51|
Approximately 1015 full-time students are enrolled in the school's master's degree programs. Harvard Kennedy School also offers several joint and concurrent degree programs.
|Degree||First Year||Second Year|
|Total international students||440|
|Number of countries represented||92|
Five doctoral programs are administered jointly with Harvard's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Approximately 162 full-time students are enrolled in doctoral programs.
|PhD in Public Policy||50|
|PhD in Political Economy and Government||24|
|PhD in Sociology and Social Policy||17|
|PhD in Government and Social Policy||10|
|PhD in Health Policy||61|
|Total international students||44|
|Number of countries represented||31|
Executive Education at Harvard Kennedy School offers programs for leaders from around the world. The programs bring together experienced professionals, a renowned faculty, and a dynamic curriculum in a setting where the common denominator is a shared commitment the public interest. The result is a lasting transformational leadership experience.
Executive Education offers more than 30 open enrollment programs each year in six portfolio areas:
|National Security Portfolio|
|State and Local Portfolio|
|Executive Skill Development Portfolio|
In 2012, 2,953 students participated in HKS Executive Education programs. About 51%, or 1,520, of the students were international, representing 151 countries.
|For a complete list of programs, visit http://www.hks.harvard.edu/execed|
|Operating Income (in millions)|
|less financial aid||($16.7)|
|current use gifts||$32.4|
|Expenses (in millions)|
|salaries and wages||$63.3|
|scholarships and awards||$6.5|
|supplies and equipment||$5.8|
|*Other includes travel and entertainment, professional services, reproduction costs, and communications.|