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Harvard University (HARVARD)

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Rankings
US News 1
Times Higher Education 7
QS World University 3
Shanghai 1
About University
Type Of University Private—Unspecified
Established Year 1636
Degree Offered Masters
Admission Session Fall, Rolling
University Description
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. Harvard faculty are engaged with teaching and research to push the boundaries of human knowledge. For students who are excited to investigate the biggest issues of the 21st century, Harvard offers an unparalleled student experience and generous financial aid programs. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. 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. It was named after the College’s first benefactor, the young minister John Harvard of Charlestown, who upon his death in 1638 left his library and half his estate to the institution. A statue of John Harvard stands today in front of University Hall in Harvard.
Top 5 reasons why International students should consider this university
  • Harvard University was ranked 2nd in National Universities by US news in 2019.
  • 20% of the students pay nothing to attend the University and more than half receive need based scholarships.So, yes—you can afford Harvard.
  • Harvard Library is the largest academic library in the world which includes 20.4 million volumes, 180,000 serial titles and an estimated 400 million manuscript items.
  • It was ranked 2nd in Best Value Schools by US news in 2019.
  • US news ranked the Harvard university 14th in Most Innovative Schools.
Estimated Expenses(Per Year)
HealthFee1,206 USD

86.89 Thousands
Books and Supplies900 USD

64.84 Thousands
Housing & Meals23,010 USD

16.57 Lakhs
Transportation1,374 USD

98.99 Thousands
Personal Expenses4,078 USD

2.93 Lakhs
Health Insurance3,700 USD

2.66 Lakhs
Total34,268 USD

24.69 Lakhs
Male Female Ratio 52 : 48
All Students 36,012
International Students 6,141
Acceptance Ratio

5

%

University website https://www.harvard.edu/
Size of University Large
University Setting Urban
Major City Boston
Nearest Airports Boston (7 Miles)
Geographic Region New England
University Address Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, MA, 02138
Location & Weather
Location
Average Monthly Temperature
Month
Celsius (°C)
Min °C Max °C
Fahrenheit (°F)
Min °F Max °F
January
-5.5 2.5
22.1 36.5
February
-4.33 3.72
24.2 38.7
March
-0.28 7.94
31.5 46.3
April
4.72 13.39
40.5 56.1
May
10.11 19.28
50.2 66.7
June
15.22 24.78
59.4 76.6
July
18.61 27.89
65.5 82.2
August
18.06 26.72
64.5 80.1
September
13.78 22.5
56.8 72.5
October
8 16.56
46.4 61.8
November
3.28 11
37.9 51.8
December
-2.33 5.39
27.8 41.7
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