International students invited by Harvard University are encouraged to contact their academic department for further information. You can reach staff by telephone or email. However, there will be no cancellations for information sessions and tours.
Visitas – Harvard’s weekend for admitted students – is now being held virtually.Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest higher education institution in the United States, and is widely regarded in terms of its influence, reputation, and academic pedigree as a leading university in not just the US but also the world.
Harvard University – The Best University in America
Harvard University can be found in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It is located 3 miles west of Boston. The campus, covering 209 acres, includes 10 degree-granting schools and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. There are also two theaters. There are five museums on the campus.
Harvard, just like other American colleges established before the Civil War, was created to train clergy. Harvard’s curriculum was quickly secularized and Harvard’s student body soon became secularized. Admissions policies were changed to make it easier for more applicants.
The university has 21,000 students today. At any given time, students can be seen bustling past John Harvard statue. This statue is believed to bring good luck and fortune.
Harvard is reserved for elite academics. Harvard’s nominal tuition cost is prohibitive. Harvard’s large endowment provides generous financial assistance packages which 60% of Harvard students take advantage of.