3.9 percent of Harvard University students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018


In 2017-2018, 3.9 percent of Harvard University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Harvard University has 9,950 undergraduate students, of which 50 percent are men and 50 percent are women, and a total student body of 31,566 students. Of these students, 705 men and 529 women represented the school by participating in one or more of the sports with teams at the school.

This total does not include students playing intramural sports.

According to NCES, 8.7 percent of students enrolled at institutions of higher education with sports teams were on teams.

The sports at Harvard University with the most participants are all track combined (254), rowing (206) and football (108).

Sports popularity
Type of sport
Men
Women
Total
All Track Combined
146
108
254
Rowing
113
93
206
Football
108
0
108
Lacrosse
46
30
76
Swimming and Diving
32
37
69
Ice Hockey
31
24
55
Soccer
26
23
49
Sailing
18
26
44
Other Sports
0
38
38
Baseball
35
0
35
Basketball
21
14
35
Squash
20
13
33
Water Polo
16
15
31
Volleyball
14
17
31
Tennis
16
14
30
Skiing
14
13
27
Wrestling
27
0
27
Fencing
15
10
25
Field Hockey
0
24
24
Softball
0
22
22
Golf
7
8
15

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