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Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

# 2 THE World University Rankings 2014-2015
1 Undergraduate programs
9 Postgraduate programs


Institution type Private
Year established
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Student population Large (More than 10,000)
International students 10%
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About Harvard University

Harvard University is an American private Ivy League research university situated in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, established in 1636 by the Massachusetts legislature. Harvard is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and the first corporation chartered in the country. Harvard's history, influence, and wealth have made it one of the most high-status universities in the world.



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Courses available 10

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Harvard University Housing (HUH) offers a broad range of housing and real estate services to the University’s graduate students, faculty, and employees. Harvard University Housing is part of the Campus Services team. It's one of the departments to help students move in and get settled at Harvard. They are providing many properties for Harvard students such as Kirkland Court, Botanic Gardens, 387 Western, Peabody Terrace, 29 Garden, Harvard at Trilogy, 10 Akron, Cronkhite Center, 5 cowperthewaite. 


Harvard Yard surrounds the central administrative offices and main libraries of the university, academic buildings including Sever Hall and University Hall, Memorial Church, and the majority of the freshman dormitories. Sophomore, junior, and senior undergraduates live in twelve residential Houses, nine of which are south of Harvard Yard along or near the Charles River. The other three are situated in a residential neighborhood half a mile northwest of the Yard at the Quadrangle, which previously housed Radcliffe College students until Radcliffe combined its residential system with Harvard. The Harvard MBTA station provides public transportation via bus service and the Red Line subway.

Harvard's main campus is centered on Harvard Yard in Cambridge, approximately 3.4 miles (5.5 km) northwest of downtown Boston and extends into the surrounding Harvard Square neighborhood.

Student population

Large (More than 10,000)

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