Revealed: A Visualization of Harvard’s Business Model for Student Tuition

Harvard. Parents use the name as the Platonic form for their children’s storybook education.

However, do you really know what Harvard does with those insanely high tuition fees?

Is it worth the cost?

Is it “the best”?

Below is an infographic breaking down the business model of Harvard student tuition and the exchanged services.

Here where the total operating revenue in 2011 — $3.8 billion — went:

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How Harvard Spends Student Tuition
Via: Online Universities Blog

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