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Harvard University

Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States, established in 1636 by vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.About 2,400 faculty members and more than 10,400 academic appointments in affiliated teaching hospitalsMore than 371,000 living alumni, over 279,000 in the U.S., and over 59,000 in some 202 other countries.48 Nobel Laureates, 32 heads of state, 48 Pulitzer Prize winnersThe Harvard Library—the largest academic library in the world—includes 20.4 million volumes, 180,000 serial titles, an estimated 400 million manuscript items, 10 million photographs, 124 million archived web pages, and 5.4 terabytes of born-digital archives and manuscripts. Access to this rich collection is provided by nearly 800 library staff members who operate more than 70 separate library units. Harvard College: About 6,700 Graduate and professional students: About 15,250 Total: About 22,000

Ranking

# 3rd

QS Survey 2020

# 3rd

QS Survey 2018

# 6th

Times Higher 2018

# 3rd

QS Survey 2017

Admission Criteria & Eligibility

All freshman applicants—both international and U.S. candidates—must complete the Common Application, the Universal College Application, or the Coalition Application along with the required supplements. You will need to submit:

  • Common Application, Coalition Application, or Universal College Application
  • Harvard College Questions for the Common Application, Coalition Application, or the Universal College Application Harvard supplement
  • $75 fee (or request a fee waiver)
  • ACT or SAT (with or without writing)
  • 2 SAT Subject Tests

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Dates for Applications

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Campus

Campus Facts

5,457

(Acres) Main Campus Size

3

Number of Campuses

1636

Established Year

Weather

8°C

Winter Day Temp.

1°C

Winter Night Temp

14°C

Spring Day Temp.

5°C

Spring Night Temp.

22°C

Summer Day Temp.

2°C

Summer Ngt Temp.

15°C

Autumn Day Temp.

-7°C

Autumn Ngt Temp.

Student Diversity

1:1

Male : Female

22%

Int. Students

22,000

Total Students

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Full Time Students

44 %

White

13 %

Asian

6 %

Latin American

5 %

African American

Cost of Living

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Cost of Living in city

$30,000

Living cost of campus

Contact Details

Harvard University

Agassiz House Radcliffe Yard, 5 James Street Cambridge, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, MA 02138

Phone: + 1- 617- 495-1551
College Website