International students who have been accepted by Harvard University to study at Harvard University may contact their academic units for more information. However, staff can still be reached by email or telephone.
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 is found in Cambridge Massachusetts. It is located three hours west of Boston. It is home to 10 degree-granting colleges, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study as well two theatres. Five museums can be found on the 209-acre campus. It has an estimated 18,000,000 volumes, 180,000 serial titles, and 10,000,000 images.
Harvard, like all American colleges prior to the Civil War was founded to train clergy. Harvard’s curriculum became more secularized over time and Harvard’s student base was soon secularized. In the 20th Century, admissions policies were open to more applicants.
Today, there are 21,000 students at the university. Students can often be seen rushing past John Harvard statue, the university founder and first patron, at any time. They believe that the statue brings them good luck.
Harvard is reserved only to the most elite academics. Harvard is expensive. Harvard’s huge endowment offers generous financial aid packages, which about 60% of Harvard student use.