Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts is home to Harvard University. With a founding year of 1636, Harvard College was named for its first benefactor and first leader, the Puritan clergyman John Harvard, making it the oldest institution of higher education in the United States. In addition to enrolling over 3,700 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, the University was founded in the mid-1600s with nine students and just a single master's degree. It is an institution of unparalleled repute.

Cost of attendance

Harvard University costs $74,528 for students participating in its academic program for one academic year in 2021–2022. ⁠The calculations include tuition, accommodations, and board charged by Harvard University, but not other expenses such as books, supplies, or personal expenses.


Students at Harvard University have access to a wide range of housing options that include heat, hot water, electric and gas as part of their rent. Apart from finding apartments on campus, students can also find them off-campus. As a freshman, your housing will be in the Harvard Yard, a prime location, and your meals will be served in the scenic and historic Annenberg Dining Hall. Also, after the first year of Harvard, students are assigned to one of the 12 residence halls on campus, where they remain through the end of the program.

Acceptance rate

Total number of Applications in the universty are 57,435 whereas accepted international students are 12.2%. Harvard University is one of the most prestigious universities in the world, so there is always a strong desire among students from all over the world to study there. Harvard University's overall acceptance rate is around 3.4%.


The 209-acre (85 ha) Cambridge campus centred on Harvard Yard, an adjacent site immediately over the Charles River in Boston's Allston neighbourhood, and the medical campus in Boston's Longwood Medical Area are the three main campuses of Harvard.


As part of its accreditation, Harvard University is recognized by the New England Commission for Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

Jobs and Placement

A number of high-profile companies and recruiters consider Harvard to be their first choice. Harvard recruits for companies like Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Intel, Exxon Mobil, and General Motors. The alumni network at Harvard is among the largest in the world, with more than 2.7 lakh members in the United States and more than 50,000 members around the world.

QS Ranking

With an overall score of 98, Harvard University is ranked #5 in the QS World University Rankings, 2022.

The Ranking

Harvard University is ranked joint 2th in the THE ranking.

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