Harvard University

Mission Statement

Harvard College adheres to the purposes for which the Charter of 1650 was granted: "The advancement of all good literature arts and sciences; the advancement and education of youth in all manner of good literature arts and sciences; and all other necessary provisions that may conduce to the education of the ... youth of this country." In brief: Harvard strives to create knowledge, to open the minds of students to that knowledge and to enable students to take best advantage of their educational opportunities.


Harvard University
Massachusetts Hall
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Contact Information

General Information: 617-495-1000

College at a Glance

  • School Type:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Faculty:
    Not Available
  • Religious Affiliation:
    Not applicable
  • Mission Highlights:
    Institution is open to the public

Top Five Largest Sports Teams:

Male Sports

  • All Track Combined
  • Football
  • Rowing
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Lacrosse

Female Sports

  • All Track Combined
  • Rowing
  • Other Sports
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Soccer

Tuition & Fees Per Year





Student Body Breakdown

Total Enrolled:

Student Demographics

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  • 50.99% (Female Students)
  • 49.01% (Male Students)
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  • 20.08% (Asian)
  • 0.14% (Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander)
  • 7.80% (Black)
  • 60.34% (Caucasian)
  • 11.35% (Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.29% (American Indian/Alaska Native)

Pay For College with ROTC

Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) is a college scholarship program that prepares students to become military officers. Offered at more than 1,000 colleges and universities, it can help cover the costs of tuition and expenses.
Learn more about ROTC. Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) is a college program, offered at more than 1,000 colleges and universities across the United States, that prepares young adults to become military officers. In exchange for a paid college education and a guaranteed post-college career, ROTC students commit to serve in the Military after graduation (generally three to four years of Active Duty).
Learn more about ROTC

Army ROTC: yes  Navy ROTC: yes  Air Force ROTC: yes 

Undergraduate Admissions

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  • 34,295 Apply
  • 2,045 Are Accepted
  • 1,654 Actually Attend

Types of Degrees Offered

  • yes Certificate
  • yes Associate's Degree
  • yes Bachelor's Degree
  • yes Master's Degree
  • yes Doctoral Degree

Learn more about this school at: www.harvard.edu

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Financial aid is only available for those who qualify.