Harvard University

Cambridge, MA, United States

Harvard University strives for excellence in teaching, learning, and research and develops global leaders.

Harvard, the oldest US university, was established in 1636.

Every important prize winner has ties to Harvard, including many Nobel laureates, Marshall scholars, and Rhodes scholars.

According to Best Colleges: National Universities 2022–2023, Harvard University is ranked third.

There are more than 360,000 Harvard graduates worldwide.

There are 12 graduate and professional schools, a college, and the Harvard Radcliffe Institute that make up Harvard University.

Harvard has the world's most extensive academic library and the oldest U.S. collection.

Eight U.S. presidents, including Franklin Delano Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy, graduated from Harvard.